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Bayonetta 2 (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.2.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Bayonetta 2 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on February 16th 2018 in North America and Europe, and February 17th 2018 in Japan)!

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Bayonetta 2 – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: November 23rd 2022 (North America) / November 24th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

General Fixes

  • Fixed an error in the Chinese (Traditional) spelling of a chapter title.
  • Errors in the text of an event scene at the start of the game were corrected across all languages.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

Bayonetta 2 – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: September 28th 2022 (North America) / September 29th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:


  • Korean, Chinese (Simplified), and Chinese (Traditional) are now supported as in-game display and subtitle languages.
    • Voice support is available only in Japanese and English.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

How to download updates for Bayonetta 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Bayonetta 2, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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