Bayonetta is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Sega. The game was originally released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Japan in October 2009, and in North America and Europe in January 2010. The game was later released on the Wii U alongside its sequel, Bayonetta 2, releasing in September 2014 in Japan and worldwide the following month. An enhanced port for Microsoft Windows was released in April 2017 with support for 4K visuals. The game was released on the Nintendo Switch in February 2018 worldwide, also alongside its sequel. A third title, Bayonetta 3, is currently in development and is set to release on the Nintendo Switch console.