Recent ratings for Bayonetta 3 contain some previously unknown plot details.
Last month, PlatiumGames shared the good news that Witchcraft 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 28th (opens in new tab). With that date approaching, the third entry in the Antics series was recently rated in Australia.Thanks game page Australian Rating Council website (opens in new tab), we now have more details on this story.under Contains some minor spoilers For the Bayonetta 3, so if you want to discover things yourself, look away now.
In addition to the game’s new enemy, Homunculi, fans will also face a villain called “Singularity,” according to the ratings. In typical villain fashion, the Singularity is about to destroy the world, and Bayonetta will have to travel to Thule Island to thwart his dastardly plans.
The full description reads: “Bayonetta 3 is an action-adventure game in which human characters travel through a series of fantastical environments, battling monsters called Homunculi and evil creatures called Singularity. Players must travel to an island, Thule, in order to prevent The singularity destroys the known world.”
In addition to the story tidbits, the rating also revealed Bayonetta 3’s online elements. The game will have a shared leaderboard that will allow you to “upload scores for specific chapters in the game”. There’s no mention of online multiplayer or co-op for The Witch’s third outing, suggesting that Bayonetta 2’s nifty co-op mode, Tag Climax, may not be returning.
The game has been rated 15+ and as revealed by previous ESRB ratings (opens in new tab), contains violence and partial nudity, which probably won’t surprise anyone.But there is an option to reduce the amount of nudity (opens in new tab) this time. Innocent Angel Mode allows the game’s protagonist to be more stealthy when unleashing her most powerful moves.
Check out our Angel Witch 3 Guide (opens in new tab) Everything we know so far about Platinum’s highly anticipated sequel.