Bayonetta Wii U is 60fps, has new touchscreen controls

New version bundled with Bayonetta 2 offers dual audio

The Wii U version of Bayonetta will run at 60 frames per second and include new touchscreen controls.

[E3 2014: All the news | All the Nintendo news | All the Sony news | All the Microsoft news | All the new Xbox One/PS4 games | All the videos and trailers]Bayonetta originally released in 2009 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive, however Nintendo announced at E3 earlier this week that it will also include the original game.


According to the title's official website, players can use the Wii U GamePad's touchscreen and stylus to control the action in both games. It also supports off-screen play using solely the GamePad.

Players can choose between English and Japanese audio tracks, along with optional subtitles for both languages.

Bayonetta can also don new Samus, Princess Peach, and Link themed costumes, complete with new special attacks, in the original game.

Bayonetta 2 was initially unveiled during a Nintendo Direct web broadcast in September 2012, when it was revealed to be a Wii U exclusive. It will release in November.