The Bayonetta 3 controversy appears to finally come to an end as Hellena Taylor, the former voice actress behind Bayonetta, confirms that she was offered up to $15,000 for the entire Bayonetta 3 project instead of her earlier claim that she was only offered $15,000. 4000.
Earlier today, Hellena Taylor shared a new thread of tweets in reaction to reports of Bloomberg Y CVG stating that he was actually offered $4000 per session which adds up to $20,000 for 5 sessions for the entire project. while taylor referred to the report referred to above as “fabrications” and “lies,” he clarified that Platinum Games offered $10,000 for the Bayonetta 3 project in the first place, but Taylor contacted studio head and game director Hideki Kamiya to obtain more information and ask him what it was. worth.
Taylor indicates that Kamiya respected his contributions to the Bayonetta franchise and offered an additional $5,000, making the project’s total and final offer $15,000. Taylor says that he refused to be part of the project. She clarifies that Platinum Games then offered a flat $4,000 for voice acting for a few lines and not for the entire project. This is actually the part that Taylor emphasized in her recent Twitter videos, but she never made it very clear in the videos that the $4000 offer was for a smaller role and not a full voice acting process. from Bayonetta 3.
Later in his tweet thread, Taylor reveals that he was only paid £3000 for the original Bayonetta game and “a little more” for the sequel. Calling Bayonetta a $450 million franchise, Taylor says that she had actually been interested in Bayonetta 3 since 2011, and that she wanted to voice the character again.
Recently, the new voice actress for Bayonetta’s character in Bayonetta 3, Jennifer Hale, mentioned that she supports all voice actors having the right to be paid well for what they do, but also pointed to the fact that Bayonetta 3 has been created by a team of hard-working developers, which means boycotting the game is not the right way to deal with the situation.
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