“If you think about it, we can sequel-ise Bayonetta, AvP, Alpha Protocol and we can make a hit of something like Vanquish.” – Mike Hayes, Sega West President
“We obviously have love for the work we have created, so I don’t see anything wrong with Bayonetta 2. Personally, I’d like to approach the world of Bayonetta from a different angle, in the form of a spin-off.” – Platinum Games director Hideki Kamiya
With only one game under her hair it seems like it might be too soon for a Bayonetta spin-off. Might be a better idea to build on the character more before branching off.
“Good morning. We should be able to reveal new news related to Bayo[netta] this week, look forward to it,” – Bayonetta producer Yusuke Hashimoto
|“||...it’s been eight years since DMC1, so of course I wouldn’t create a game that hadn’t progressed from those days! Of course, if there hadn’t have been DMC, there wouldn’t be Bayonetta, which has evolved from DMC.||”|
—Hideki Kamiya, Gamespot interview