If you’ve been impressed by Deathloop’s funky design since the game’s release last year, the latest major update is worth picking up as it adds a photo mode to the game. Game Update 3 also introduces additional accessibility options and exclusive PS5 avatars, all for free.
For the new photo mode, you will be able to take some pictures using a wide variety of filters, stickers, poses and other customization options. This is only available in single-player and can be accessed via the pause menu. You can also switch between Colt and Julianna in this mode, change their outfits and weapons (including varying specific weapons and skins), and access over a dozen poses.
You can also create a shortcut on PS5 – PC users can access it by pressing “P” by default – using the following steps outlined by developer Arkane:
- Options > Controls > ‘Controller’ tab > Photo Mode Quick Access > Yes
- Once in the game, double tap the “Create” button (button to the left of the touchpad) on your DualSense to open Photo Mode
For the new accessibility features, Arkane says there are over 30 improvements and options added, ranging from improved menu navigation and interface options to a host of new gameplay options. The update also adds a dedicated Accessibility category, which can be found in the options menu. Some of the options include increasing or decreasing combat difficulty, adjusting the number of replays, and slowing down the game. There are also new HUD and subtitle options, such as customizing the size, opacity, and color of various text and graphics elements, and easier menu navigation to make accessing all these features more accessible.
For those looking to get some new PS5 avatars, there will be nine to choose from, including characters like Colt and Julianna. To see how you can redeem this freebie, you can head over to the Deathloop website for instructions.
Deathloop’s combination of open-ended action and roguelite elements made it GameSpot’s Game of the Year, no small feat considering the number of quality titles available in 2021.
“Perhaps the most commendable part of Deathloop is how it takes so many seemingly disparate things and creates harmony between them,” wrote Tamoor Hussain in GameSpot’s Deathloop review. “Gameplay systems that seem isolated become pieces of a larger puzzle, and when you see how seamlessly they connect, you realize how special an achievement is.”
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