In a celebration of their tenth anniversary, SEGA has decided to bring Bayonetta and Vanquish to the PS4, as announced on the PlayStation Official Blog. Bayonetta, originally released on the PS3 and Xbox 360 back in 2009 and currently available in a bundle on the Nintendo Switch, is a hack-and-slash adventure starring the titular umbra witch on a quest to kick ass and recover her memories. Vanquish, also initially for PS3 and Xbox 360, is a third person shooter starring Sam Gideon on a quest to kick ass in space to protect his homeland. Both games were praised for innovative gameplay mechanics, and helped cement PlatinumGames as a publisher of fantastic action games, as they’d go on to develop Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Nier: Automata, and the recent Astral Chain.
The Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle will bring both games to 60 FPS on the PS4, and the physical release will include new cover art for both games, seen above. If you plan to get the game digitally, you’ll receive the Bayonetta & Vanquish theme for your home screen, and if you buy it before March 3rd, you’ll unlock an additional theme with the above cover art, so there’s something for both physical and digital buyers. The bundle releases worldwide on February 18, 2020, for a solid $40.00. If you’ve yet to play one or both of these games, or if you’re an old fan who wants a graphics update, this is worth keeping an eye on.
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