Bayonetta 3 version 1.2.0 update brings gameplay tweaks and bug fixes

Bayonetta 3 version 1.2.0 update brings gameplay tweaks and bug fixes

Bayonetta 3 version 1.2.0 update brings gameplay tweaks and bug fixes

Bayonetta 3 Patch Version 1.2.0, fixes bugs and makes several adjustments to gameplay, difficulty and combat mechanics.

Bayonet 3The latest update has just been released and includes various gameplay tweaks and bug fixes. The game has been released since October 28, 2022 and has been well received by fans and critics alike, with Bayonet 3 even winning Best Action Game at The Game Awards 2022.

With its fast-paced gameplay, the Bayonet The series has been a staple in the action-adventure genre, catching the attention of gamers around the world. The elegant heroine has become something of an icon, even appearing in Super Smash Bros Ultimate as a guest fighter. The third iteration saw the game launch exclusively on the Nintendo Switch to critical acclaim. However, as with modern games, patches and updates are regularly released to add features or fix game balance and gameplay design issues.


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According to Nintendo’s customer support website, version 1.2.0 for Bayonet was released and various game improvements were listed. While the majority of the changes have been made to make it a bit easier, several combat adjustments have also been made to the player in terms of ability usage and combos. features such as online leaderboard, Naive Angel mode, and smaller game balancing components meant to improve the gaming experience.


The game is actually more forgiving than others in the series in terms of challenge. Bayonet 3 already has options to make the game easier and more accessible to casual fans, like the inclusion of a practice mode and an assist feature. The featured update would mean that Nintendo plans to make the game more accessible by even reducing the challenge in certain parts of the game. smoother movements and combos.

While Bayonet 3 has had its share of controversy, PlatinumGames seems to be committed to providing an unparalleled and enjoyable experience by continually adjusting and improving game mechanics. While the most common denominator in the patch notes would be the attempt to modify the difficulty, there are more things that the developers can solve. The current 1.2.0 patch is a step in the right direction, but Bayonet 3 may require more than difficulty adjustment to provide a more memorable experience.

Bayonet 3 Update 1.2.0 Notes

  • Battle Adjustments
    • Adjusted Viola activation window for “Block” and activation conditions for Witch Time.
    • Adjustments have been made to prevent Viola’s Evasive Entry and Cheshire’s Summon Entry from activating Assault Slave while maintaining invincibility if used in quick succession.
    • “Simoon”, “Tartarus” weapons and Viola’s charge attacks can now continue to hold the charge, even if they are dodged or blocked.
    • Wink Slave can now be activated from “PKP*” and “PKK*” combos for “G-Pillar”, “Dead End Express” and “Cassiopeia” weapons.
    • By equipping the “Infernal Communicator” and “Pulley Butterfly” attachments to summon Devils and Butterflies, it is now possible to cancel the summoning move by dodging or blocking.
  • Niflheim
    • Various Niflheim stage conditions have been changed to reduce difficulty.
  • Game Modes
    • The conditions for obtaining the “Tricolor Keys” needed to unseal the “Old Picture Book” have been simplified.
      • “Tricolor Keys” will automatically be available on the Chapter Select screen once it is possible to access the “Gates of Hell”.
    • Even if the player already has access to the Gates of Hell, or has already obtained one or two keys, they will automatically obtain the remaining keys upon entering the Chapter Select screen after applying the update.
  • Other Changes
    • Adjustments have been made to Golem treasure chests found in stages.
      • The timers have been increased and the difficulty has been lowered.
      • Golem chest fragmentation animation can now be sped up with the B button.
    • Made adjustments to reduce poor camera visibility situations.
    • Adjusted game balance.
  • Bug fixes
    • Fixed a bug in Verse 5 of Chapter 7 that prevented progression when performing certain actions while controlling Cheshire.
    • Fixed an issue with the “Hymn of Durga” prop where its effect was not being applied to some attacks.
    • Fixed an issue where using Alruna’s “Bondage Whip (P or K*long press)” skill in certain situations would cause enemies to instantly die.
    • Fixed an issue where weapons using “Crow Within (long press J*)” with “Scarborough Fair” and “Love is Blue” would cause the player to move forward significantly under certain conditions.
    • Fixed an issue where Bayonetta animations would not play correctly when switching weapons immediately after using the “Crow Within (J*long press)” with the “Scarborough Fair” and “Love is Blue” weapons.
    • Fixed a bug that caused “Black Pearl Rain (Rotate L stick + S*)” for Infernal Demon “Kraken” to trigger “Wink Slave” with abnormally high attack power.
    • Fixed a bug that caused “Devil Rodin” to get stuck for a while when continuously using “After Burner Kick (↑K* in midair)”, immediately after getting up with an “After Burner Kick (J・K*)” previous.
    • Fixed a bug where Viola’s Assault Slave could summon Infernal Demons in “Infernal Demon No-Go Zones”.
    • Fixed an error in the hand symbol seen in Cutie J’s transformation sequence visible in the side chapter.
    • Fixed other issues to make the game more enjoyable to play.

Bayonet 3 is available now, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.

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Source: Nintendo

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