Bayonetta 3

Fix Bayonetta 3 Crashing or Not Launching on Nintendo Switch

Fix Bayonetta 3 Crashing or Not Launching on Nintendo Switch

Bayonetta 3 is the latest stylish combat game developed by Platinum Games released exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Although this game is visually impressive and filled with a lot of surprises, this game has several bugs and issues. Recently, many players are complaining that the game is crashing or not launching on their Nintendo Switch.

If you are also not able to launch the game on your device or it crashes, there is nothing to worry about as many players are encountering the same issue and are not able to start Bayonetta 3 on their Nintendo Switch. Check out this guide and learn how you can fix it with some simple workarounds.

How to Fix Bayonetta 3 Crashing or Not Launching on Nintendo Switch

These days, many games are prone to several issues on any type of gaming device and so if the Bayonetta 3 is not launching or crashing on your Switch, don’t panic and try out the below workarounds to fix the issue.

Before you start the following workarounds, make sure to:

– Reboot your Nintendo Switch once and

– Update your game to the latest version

– Turn off or disable antivirus program temporarily before launching the game

If you have already done these important things, and still facing Bayonetta 3 crashing and not launching issues, then here are the workarounds to fix these issues.

1. Clear the Cache Memory

The very first workaround to resolve the issues is to clear out the memory cache from your Switch. To do that:

1. Go to the Home menu on your device

2. Select ‘System Settings’ from the drop-down menu

3. Select a ‘System >> Select ‘Formatting Options’ from the drop-down menu

4. Now, select ‘Delete all content and settings from the browser’s menu

5. Next, clear the cache and follow the on-screen instructions 

6. Once done, relaunch the game and check if the issue is resolved

2. Repair Corrupted Game Data

If the above solution didn’t help, try to repair the corrupted game files on your Switch. Here are the steps:

– Tap on the Home button and go to the main menu

– Select ‘System Settings’ from the drop-down menu

– Select ‘Data Management 

– Select ‘Software’ from the drop-down menu

– Next, select the Bayonetta 3 and select ‘Look for Data Errors’ and wait for sometimes

– Finally, reboot your console and the issue should be resolved now

3. Using an SD Card

Just in case the console’s internal storage is corrupted for any reason, then you might not able to load up the game properly. If that is the case, do not install the game on the console’s internal storage. Try to install it on the SD card and run the game from it. This method should fix the issue.

That’s everything you can do to fix Bayonetta 3 crashing or not launching on Nintendo Switch.

Read more: Bayonetta 3: 5 best weapons to use.

Prasiddh Thakkar
I am a trainee at QM Games.

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