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Free Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon Demo Available on Switch Right Now

Ahead of its March release, a free demo for Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon is available on Switch now.


Nintendo has released a new free demo for Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon on Switch. The demo will allow you to try out "the early chapters" of the game, and your save data will carry over to the full version when it releases on March 17, 2023.

As its name suggests, Bayonetta Origins is a prequel story, offering more context for Bayonetta's backstory. Much like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, you get to play as two characters simultaneously in Bayonetta Origins--the titular Cereza and her demon companion, Cheshire. The game will send you on a journey through the dangerous Avalon Forest to save Cereza's mother.

Bayonetta Origins looks and plays radically different from other games in the series, featuring a watercolor art style, and completely fresh gameplay. The demo, offers a taste of the dual-stick gameplay, as you control Cereza with the left stick and Cheshire with the right. It'll certainly be a change of pace compared to the rest of the Bayonetta series.

It also appears to be more approachable in terms of its presentation, offering bright, vibrant visuals, with less gratuitous violence like in other entries.

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon will launch exclusively for Nintendo Switch on March 17, 2023.

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