Bayonetta 2 Switch Gameplay Shows Off 60 FPS Bullet Arts

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Looking to wrap up the Switch's first 12-months on a high note, Nintendo will release Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 on its hybrid console on February 16, 2018. GameSpot recently got an early hands-on look at the second game and it's been confirmed that it will perform at a locked frame rate of 60 frames per second. You can see for yourself at the video above.

Developed by Platinum Games, both Bayonetta releases have been recognized as two of the best hack-and-slash games in the last decade. Due to its mix of stylish melee combat and over-the-top gunplay, the series is considered an unofficial successor to Devil May Cry, especially since the first games in both series were directed by Hideki Kamiya.

Both Bayonetta 1 and 2 will bolster an already strong and diverse Switch games library. These two are expected to join the likes of Skyrim, Stardew Valley, and Rocket League--critically acclaimed games that are seeing new life and continued success on the Switch. Both games reviewed well on GameSpot, the sequel earning the rare 10 out of 10 rating; check those verdicts out in the links below.

Bayonetta 1 and 2 arrive ahead of the newest installment in the series, Bayonetta 3, which will be exclusive to Switch. Nintendo hasn't announced release date for Bayonetta 3 yet, but the company did share a brief teaser trailer for the game, which you can watch here. You can also catch up on all our other Bayonetta Switch news below.

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