Bayonetta 3: “Umbran Studies” blog now live (Update: Post #11)

Years after its initial reveal back in 2017, Bayonetta 3 is almost ready for release: its long-awaited launch is taking place at the very of the month, on October 28th. And on September 22nd, PlatinumGames launched the “Umbran Studies” blog: a series a blog post where the developers themselves will come to share some in-depth information about the game.

In this post, you will find details about the contents of each blog post, so make sure to keep checking back (alternatively, you can following PlatinumGames on Twitter!).

Homunculi Character Modeling (November 18th)

The 11th blog post is from Masahiro Mune (character modeler), who came to talk about the models for Homunculi and Infernal Beasts. Click here to check it out!

Here’s a video:

Weapon Design (November 11th)

The 10th blog post is from Muneyuki Kotegawa (weapon designer and 3D modeler), who came to talk weapon designs in Bayonetta 3. We get to see some concept art of the various weapons Bayonetta get to use in the game. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s some concept art:

Demon Slave: Switching Demons (November 8th)

The 9th blog post is from Yuki Suda (Art Director), who came to share some concept art. We get to see how the development team brought the game’s world to life. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s some concept art:

Demon Slave: Switching Demons (November 4th)

The 8th blog post is from Yusuke Miyata (Director), and is a continuation of the 5th and 7th blog posts about the Demon Slave feature. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s some footage:

Demon Slave : Lining Up Attacks (October 28th)

The 7th blog post is from Yusuke Miyata (Director), and is a continuation of the 5th blog post about the Demon Slave feature. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s some footage:

Character Design Vol. 2: Jeanne, Luka, Rodin, Enzo (October 27th)

The 6th blog post is the second one from Mari Shimazaki, who came to share even more concept art. This time, the focus is on Jeanne, Luka, Rodin, and Enzo. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s some concept art:

Demon Slave : Basic Controls (October 25th)

The 5th blog post is once again from Yusuke Miyata (Director), who came to share some details about controls for one of the new features in Bayonetta 3: Demon Slave. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s some footage:

Designing Infernal Demons (October 24th)

The 4th blog post is from Tsuyoshi Takahashi (character modeler), who came to share some more concept art! This time, the focus is on Infernal Demons, and more precisely Madama Butterfly, Phantasmaraneae, Malphas, Baal, Mictlantecuhtli, Wartrain Gouon, and Cheshire. Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s the video with the concept art:

Director Miyata Introduces Latest Bayonetta 3 Trailer (October 14th)

The third blog post is from Yusuke Miyata (Director). In this one, he goes over the latest trailer for the game! Click here to check out the blog post!

Here’s a few screenshots:

Character Design 1: Bayonetta and Viola (October 6th)

The second blog post is from Mari Shimazaki, who returns as lead character designer and art director for Bayonetta 3 (the same as the previous two games). She shares some concept of Bayonetta and Viola, along with their final 3D models.

Click here to check out this blog post!

Get ready for Umbran Studies (September 22nd)

The first blog post is sort of an introduction to the “Umbran Studies” blog itself. In it, Yusuke Miyata (Director) explains what the blog is all about, and shares some additional details about the game. By the way, “Umbran Studies” is actually the name of the in-game “tutorial book”, where players can find information about enemies, items, and more!

Click here to check out this blog post!

Here’s some screenshots for the game:

Bayonetta 3 (Switch) comes out on October 28th worldwide.

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