PS3 owners don’t need to wait until January 2010 for Bayonetta

October 29, 2009 - 2:00 am No Comments

PS3 owners don’t need to wait until January 2010 for Bayonetta

Section: Gaming News, Features, Japanese Imports, Consoles, PS3, Game-Companies, Developers, Publishers, Genres, Action

Bayonetta PS3 Japanese box art coverPlatinum Games and Sega’s Bayonetta isn’t due out in North America until January 5, 2010. Thankfully, PS3 owners don’t have to wait that long. If they have a credit card or a paypal account, they can hop online to the Japanese import video game store of their choice and order a copy of the Japanese version that comes out October 29, 2009.

Siliconera is reporting that, while the instruction manual is in Japanese, the game is completely translated. There’s even English voice acting! The PS3 version of Bayonetta received a 38 out of 40 in Famitsu, by the way, which means that a potentially great game could be waiting for you. Since the PS3 is region-free, the Japanese game will work with any PS3 console.

The only thing is, you will be paying a premium price for the right to own Bayonetta early. If you wait until January for the US release, it will cost you $59.99. Here’s what it’ll cost to import a Japanese copy right now from some of the most dependable online sites:

This could make a fantastic Christmas or holiday gift for your favorite PS3 owner. But bear in mind, it’s rated Cero D, which means it’s appropriate for players ages 17 and up.

Read [Siliconera] Via [Joystiq] Also Read [Kotaku]

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