Bayonetta 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022, developer PlatinumGames and writer Sega stated following a four-minute gameplay trailer proven throughout Thursday’s Nintendo Direct.

The trailer, as heavy with cinematics because it is with in-game footage, reveals Bayonetta coming to the rescue towards a kaiju-esque enemy who is overwhelming the native protection. Bayonetta and her trademark pistol-heels arrive on the scene to deal with issues — primarily by one other kaiju that the witch summons.

Thursday’s trailer is the first we’ve heard of the Bayonetta sequel because it was introduced in 2017 as a Switch unique. Since then, PlatinumGames had been mum on Bayonetta 3, promising to point out extra solely when the game is prepared. The solely launch steerage the studio is giving is subsequent yr.

Sega and PlatinumGames introduced the first two Bayonetta video games to Nintendo Switch in 2018, bringing with them amiibo help and native wi-fi cooperative play.

The first Bayonetta was launched for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2009 by Sega. Bayonetta 2 was picked up by Nintendo and launched as a Wii U unique in 2014. The video games had been later remastered in 4K — alongside one other PlatinumGames motion hit, Vanquish — for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to have fun their tenth anniversary yr.