Bayonetta Origins: Cereza And The Lost Demon Demo Released

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon now has a demo you can try out on Switch, and your progress can be transferred to the full game!

Published: March 8, 2023 10:29 AM /


Stained glass-style artwork depicting Cereza (or Bayonetta) in Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon

If you've been hankering to try out Platinum Games' latest oddball Switch adventure, you'll be pleased to know that a Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon demo is now available to download on the Switch. Progress from the demo carries over to the full game, too, so you can try it out without fear of losing anything.

To accompany the demo's announcement, Nintendo has also released a brand new trailer for the game which sets up the story. Bayonetta Origins revolves around a young Cereza before she took up the mantle of Bayonetta. She sets out on a journey to Avalon Forest against the wishes of her mentor, Morgana, and what she finds there will change her life forever. You can check out the new trailer below.

As she explores the forest in search of her mother, Cereza inadvertently summons a demon, which then inhabits her stuffed cat toy. Together, she and the demon must overcome the dangers of Avalon Forest while searching both for Cereza's mother and for a way home for Cheshire. 

Unlike the core Bayonetta series, which revolves around stylish high-octane character action combat, Bayonetta Origins is a whimsical storybook adventure full of puzzles and enchanted environments to explore. You'll control Cereza with one Joy-Con and Cheshire with the other, co-ordinating your skills and abilities to dispatch your enemies and make your way through the forest. Hideki Kamiya has said that the Bayonetta series may never end, and this seems like a particularly charming way for it to continue.

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon launches for Nintendo Switch on March 17th. You can download a free demo for the game, which contains the first two chapters, right now. Progress from that demo will carry over into the full game, should you choose to buy it.

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