Hideki Kamiya has posted some rather interesting tweets, although we don't have official confirmation besides that.
Nintendo's latest financial report sees the next Bayonetta's release date labelled "TBA".
Studio head Atsushi Inaba spoke about what's going on with the sequel, and reflected on the struggles of making more Bayonetta games.
The development seems to be progressing smoothly.
Their recent placeholders seem to suggest the game is coming this year.
He also explains how the game came to be.
A new Nintendo Direct may be on the way too.
While Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 are finally coming to the console as well.