Platinum Games is actively discussing where to take the Bayonetta series next.
In an interview with SourceGaming at BitSummit, Platinum producer Atsushi Inaba fielded a question regarding whether the team would still use Bayonetta as the protagonist or introduce someone new in a bid to surprise fans and keep the series fresh.
“I would like to make Bayonetta 3. We’re talking within the company even now about what to do,” says Inaba. “But because we’re constantly talking about it, that actually makes it really hard to say.
“Of course, that’s just something that you talk about when you’re making a series – do you want to keep the same protagonist? There’s plenty of precedent for changing protagonists, and so that is something we discuss – do we want to keep the same one, have a different one, add new ones…”