Platinum Games Explains Why Bayonetta 2 Is Exclusive To Wii U
Posted on Friday, September 14 @ 13:38:45 PST by Nicholas Tan
Out of all the news that came from yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation, among the most surprising was the announcement that Platinum Games' Bayonetta 2 was in development and would be a Wii U-exclusive.
Perhaps in anticipation of the questions that they would be getting, several developers have left remarks on the company's official blog, the most prominent of which are from Platinum Games President & CEO Tatsuya Minami:
The first point this raises, of course, is whether it's worth sacrificing a possible release on Xbox 360 and PS3, on which the initial fans of Bayonetta were made, to risk a Nintendo release on a platform no one has yet. That said, with rumors that the title would have been abandoned if it weren't for Nintendo stepping in, the fact that it's Wii U-exclusive seems better than nothing. Perhaps if it sells well, we will see a release on Xbox 360 and PS3.
As for details on what Bayonetta 2 will include, Director Yusuke Hashimoto had several:
Hideki Kamiya, Director of Bayonetta and Supervisor for Bayonetta 2, ensures that this sequel will have everything that fans liked about the first game:
Will Bayonetta 2's release on Wii U convince you, even slightly, to get the console?
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