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Bayonetta 2 On Nintendo Switch Has Outsold Wii U Version In Same Time Period

Bayonetta 2 on the Nintendo Switch has outperformed the original release of the game which made its debut on the Wii U. The Nintendo switch version of Bayonetta 2 has sold almost 400,000 units while the Wii U version sold below 300,000 in the same time period.

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    1. I don’t know if Nintendo ever announced any sales figures, but they likely were satisfied with the results on Wii U since they paying for the 3rd game,
      Switch version is pretty much 1 on 1 port from Wii U. Ubisoft estimated Wii U port job was about 1 million dollars.
      I’m not too sure how much Nintendo gets per unit sold, but if it was 20$/sale, with these estimates would mean that they are already making their money back.

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      1. It’s not how much money that it makes that I’m concerned about. I’m sure Nintendo is happy with what it made. My point is that it is such a fantastic game that more people should be picking it up and playing it.

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      2. It’s not wise to be a Negative Nancy, P Edwards. Think positive for a change. If Bayonetta 2 for the Switch outsells the Wii U original, you should appreciate Nintendo and Platinum Games. End of story.

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  1. Bayo 2 is one of my favorite games of all time, easily in my top 5. I can’t believe such a fantastic game like it has that low of sales. Sure, 400,000 isn’t bad per se, but man I wish it could break a million. The dev team really put their heart into it and you can tell.

    Hack n Slash action games just aren’t as big as they used to be during the God of War and Devil May Cry years. So I guess I shouldn’t be so surprised. Open world and shooters are what’s hot now.

    Anyway, this is still good news regardless. I’m so excited for Bayonetta 3! I hope we get a glimpse of it at E3. Even if it’s just a little tease that shows Bayonetta’s new design or something (assuming she gets a new design). I’m also curious who’s directing it.

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