Bayonetta 2 is an upcoming action hack and slash video game developed by Platinum Games and published by Nintendo for the Wii U, with Sega as the franchise owners serving as its advisor. It is the sequel to the 2009 game, Bayonetta, and is being directed by Yusuke Hashimoto and produced by Atsushi Inaba, under supervision by series creator Hideki Kamiya. It was announced on September 13, 2012, and will be exclusive to the Wii U, unlike the previous game which was only available on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It has also been revealed that titular character Bayonetta will feature a new costume and hairstyle. The game will feature a two-player mode.