If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Bayonetta joins Xbox One backwards compatibility

Along with de Blob 2! and more.

The Xbox 360 version of Platinum classic Bayonetta is now playable on Xbox One via the console's backwards compatibility service.

Bayonetta is, of course, also now available on Wii U alongside its Nintendo-exclusive sequel. But if you have been wondering what the fuss is about, a cheap Xbox 360 copy is a good place to start.

It's developed by Hideki Kamiya, whose past credits include Resident Evil, Viewtiful Joe, Okami and The Wonderful 101 - although you'll currently find him directing Scalebound for Xbox One and taking names on Twitter.

Here's what happened when Johnny played Bayonetta and, in the words of Aoife, "discovered upside down shoe shooting and sexy witch crotch shots". Delightful:

More than 230 games are now on the Xbox One compatibility list. Other new entries over the past 24 hours include de Blob 2, Arkanoid Live!, QIX++ and Of Orcs and Men.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

About the Author

Tom Phillips avatar

Tom Phillips

Deputy Editor

Tom is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and makes sure we put the accent on Pokémon.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch