Bayonetta 2: Star Fox costume, European special editions, and new trailer

New information from today's Nintendo Direct broadcast.

Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta will have a Fox McCloud costume in Bayonetta 2, Nintendo announced during its Bayonetta 2 live stream today.

Additionally, the Nintendo costumes added to the Wii U port of the original Bayonetta—including Link, Peach, Daisy, and Samus—will also be available in the sequel.

Nintendo also took the opportunity to detail the game’s “Tag Climax” online co-op mode. It is a separate mode where two players can battle together to bet and earn Halos, which can be used to purchase additional skills for Bayonetta in the single-player story mode. Players will advance through a total of six stages and have the option of increasing their difficulty. So far, Bayonetta and Jeanne were revealed as playable. Today, Nintendo revealed the original Bayonetta‘s Rodin as also playable.

Bayonetta 2 will launch on October 24 in both North America and, as confirmed today, Europe. But in Europe, Nintendo will release three retail versions of the game:

  • First Print Edition – Bundles disc versions of Bayonetta 2 and the Wii U Bayonetta remake, plus The Art of Bayonetta 2 art book, in special 3D embossed leather-effect packaging that faithfully recreates The Hierarchy of Laguna, the book of angels that documents the angelic foes Bayonetta meets on her adventures, making this a striking edition for devotees of the Umbra Witch.
  • Special Edition – Bundles disc versions of Bayonetta 2 and Bayonetta together.
  • Solus Edition – Includes just Bayonetta 2.

Watch a new trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

And if you missed it, catch the full Direct broadcast below.

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