The official Twitter account for Nintendo of America announced on Thursday that Bayonetta 2 will receive a standalone release on February 19 for US$29.99. Previously the game was only available in a bundle with the original Bayonetta game.
Bayonetta's titular character will be added to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS as a playable character.
The Bayonetta games received an anime film adaptation, Bayonetta: Bloody Fate, in 2013. Funimation licensed the film in North America, while Madman Entertainment handled the licensing in Australia.
Platinum Games and Sega released the first Bayonetta action game about a shape-shifting, fighting witch on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan in October 2009 and then in North America in January 2010. Platinum Games and Sega released Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U in October 2014.