PlatinumGames revealed the file size of the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive action title Bayonetta 3, a few months before launch.
Fans will finally be witnessing the launch of one of the most anticipated titles on the Nintendo Switch this year – Bayonetta 3. While the game was first announced in 2017, The trailers didn’t appear until late last year, offering an insight into how the series has changed since the second entry. The latest trailer, which rolled out earlier this month, not only gives fans more information about the game, but also the release date for Bayonetta 3.
This video introduces the new setting, enemies, characters, and features of Bayonetta 3, such as Bayonetta’s demon transformation. Also introduces returning characters like Jeanne, Rodin, Enzo and Luka. A new witch called Viola has also been confirmed as a playable character, where she wields a Raiden-like katana from Metal Gear Rising while also using a grappling hook around. With the game just over three months away, Nintendo has revealed the game’s file size, letting fans know how much space they’ll need.
As seen on the Nintendo website and the Switch eShop, the Bayonetta 3 will take up 15 GB of space. This is larger or larger than some of Nintendo’s first-party titles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which are 13.4 GB and 16 GB in size, respectively. The fact that the game is bigger than Breath of the Wild also comes as a surprise given that BotW is an open-world adventure, while Bayonetta games are generally more linear, although there’s a chance the game’s content could contribute. the part that makes it so big.
It’s not the biggest game on the Nintendo Switch, as third-party games like Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy have file sizes up to 25 GB. Compared to other Bayonetta games released on Switch, the first one takes up 8.6 GB of space. The second game, on the other hand, takes up 12.4GB of space, so progressing all the way up to 15GB makes the game seem like it’s escalating a bit, even in terms of content.
There will also be a physical collector’s edition for Bayonetta 3, called the “Trinity Masquerade Edition,” which will include a special sleeve art for the Switch boxes of the three Bayonetta games along with a The special book is 200 pages thick. On top of that, the first Bayonetta game will also get a physical after digital-only release for the Nintendo Switch. This physical event will launch on September 30.