Bayonetta Blasts Onto Steam PC

Posted by | April 12, 2017 | News, PC, Video | No Comments

Sega has ported the original 2009 action game Bayonetta onto PC (Steam). It’s available right now, in full 60 frames per second and up to 4K HD resolution. It also supports full keyboard and mouse controls.

“We are dedicated to bringing high-quality, best practice PC conversions of our back catalog games to our fans, and Bayonetta was a great fit,” said John Clark, Senior VP of Publishing for Sega. “Bayonetta is one of the most often requested PC conversions of our games, so finally being able to launch it on Steam is fantastic.” Clark then teased: “There’s more to come!”

Right now you can purchase the Digital Deluxe Edition at no additional cost if you purchase before April 25. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes a 5-track soundtrack sampler, a digital art book, and exclusive wallpapers and avatars.

Bayonetta stars the titular long-haired heroine as the last survivor of an ancient witch clan. She’s revived and thrust into action-packed battles as she discovers her past.

Bayonetta helped put Japanese developer PlatinumGames on the map and was very well-received by critics and action game fans upon its release. In the years since PlatinumGames has had a rocky road, with some high points (Nier: Automata) and low points (Star Fox Zero). Their most recent project, Scalebound, was canceled earlier this year.

A sequel, Bayonetta 2, was released in 2014. It was also well-received. However it was exclusively launched on the Wii U through a partnership with Nintendo, making a PC port much less likely.

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