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The most requested Photo Mode is finally added to the God of War Ragnarok in the patch [v. 03.00] update and here is how you can use the photo mode in God of War Ragnarok.

The addition of Photo mode in the game will open up various creativity doors for players to click cool photos of the nine realms.

You can access the new mode in the Options menu along with many other new settings.

Developed by Sony Santa Monica Studio, God of War Ragnarok is the second and final chapter in Kratos’ Nordic saga, following 2018’s God of War.

The story follows the ancient Greek god of war, Kratos, along with his son Atreus.

On a journey through the nine realms to find his Norse counterpart Tyr and stop Ragnarok.

The game features some eyes mesmerizing views of the nine realms which every player will want to capture and use as their wallpaper or showcase to their friends.

How to capture images through Photo mode in God of War Ragnarok?

In order to access the new photo mode, options in God of War Ragnarok, players must pause the game in the options menu and then press square.

After that, it will open up the Photo mode, in this mode players will have multiple customization options.

Moreover, to change your screenshots, Santa Monica Studio has added several different features which are as follows:

Apply expressions to the following characters in a scene:

  • Kratos
  • Atreus
  • Freya
  • Brok
  • Sindri
  • Tyr
  • Angrboda
  • Tho
  • Thrúd

Hide main or side characters in a scene

Adjust camera controls:

  • Field of View
  • Focal Length
  • Camera Roll

Adjust shutter controls:

  • Depth of Field
  • Focus Distance
  • F-Stop

Adjust brightness and filters:

  • Film Grain
  • Exposure
  • Filter Intensity, with finer controls for Vibrance and Saturation

Apply vignettes, borders, and logos

All of the settings mentioned above can be adjusted in the Photo Mode before players can take the perfect shot and share it.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] patch notes – Full list

Here is the full list of patch notes updates including the new photo mode.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Features

  • Photo Mode is now in the game! Access the Photo Mode by pressing the Square Button from the options menu.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Narrative and Story

  • Fixed a case in God of War Ragnarok where a narrative moment would repeat incorrectly when reloading a save in the quest “The Reckoning.”
  • Fixed a few cases in God of War Ragnarok where stories in the boat were interrupted incorrectly.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Equipment and Upgrades

  • Fixed a case in God of War Ragnarok where the companion would change equipment during a narrative sequence in the quest “The Realms at War.”
  • Fixed a case where the player could get stuck in the shop preventing a story sequence from progressing in the quest “Forging Destiny.”

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – UI/UX

  • Fixed a case where using the upgrade bench in Jotunheim would cause the character to be unresponsive, requiring a restart from checkpoint to correct.
  • Fixed a few cases where journal pages would appear blank when quickly navigating through the journal pages.
  • Fixed several cases where journal pages could have missing information.
  • Fixed a case where the resurrection stone description would disappear if quickly navigating through the equipment menu.
  • Fixed a case where Kratos could get stuck in the wrong pose in the equipment menu.
  • Fixed a case where the companion equipment would be displayed for Kratos in the equipment menu when rapidly switching to Kratos from the companion.
  • Fixed a case where the companion would be wearing incorrect armor if viewed in the equipment menu immediately after rejoining the player.
  • Fixed a case where the companion runic icon would show as unavailable after restarting from a checkpoint.
  • Fixed a case where the runic icon would show as available when existing Valor of Fury, despite not having the required weapon equipped.
  • Fixed a case where a prompt could remain on screen when pausing the title during the quest “The Quest for Tyr.”
  • Fixed a case where the player health bar Could be missing during a specific move in the boss fight in the quest “The Summoning.”

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Quests and Progression

  • Fixed a case in God of War Ragnarok where the area from the quest “The Weight of Chains” could get into a bad state, preventing the player from returning to the area.
  • Fixed a case where the Demolition labor could not be completed.
  • Fixed a number of cases where the companion would become stuck and not follow the player, or move to a required location.
  • Fixed a case where a crane will be stuck in the wrong position when backtracking during the quest “The Quest for Tyr” or exploring the area later.
  • Fixed a case where a water sluice could behave improperly blocking progress in the quest “The Quest for Tyr.”
  • Fixed a case where the player is unable to interact with the crank when backtracking and returning during the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Improved checkpoint placement during the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed a case where a puzzle element could become invisible if dropping down from a ledge during the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed a rare case where the player could become stuck to a puzzle element in the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed a case where a pendulum can not be moved as intended during the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed a rare case where a prompt did not appear, blocking forward progress in the quest “The Lost Sanctuary.”
  • Fixed a case where the player could become stuck in the library during the quest “The Runaway”
  • Fixed a case where the player is unable to interact with another character during the quest “The World of Fate” preventing forward progress.
  • Fixed a case where the companion does not move to the correct location when restarting from checkpoint in a specific location during the quest “Forging Destiny.”
  • Fixed a rare case where a Revenant would not spawn blocking forward progress in the quest “Unleashing Hel.”
  • Fixed a case where the companion would not close the realm tear during the quest “Unleashing Hel.”
  • Fixed a case where a door is missing after restarting from checkpoint during the quest “Creatures of Prophecy.”
  • Fixed a case where the player could get stuck in the boss fight when reloading a previous autosave in the quest “Creatures of Prophecy.”
  • Fixed a case where the player would not be able to equip the mask during the quest “Unlocking the Mask.”
  • Fixed a case where interacting with the tombstone in Midgard while on the sled prevents the player from later using the temple elevator during the quest “Hunting for Solace.”
  • Fixed a case where enemies would not spawn if leaving the fight and then returning while exploring the mines in Svartalfheim.
  • Fixed a case where a barrel becomes indestructible after picking up the key and restarting from checkpoint in the quest “Sigrun’s Curse.”
  • Fixed a case where the player could be unable to open a location during the quest “Return of the River.”
  • Fixed a case where the wrong character could follow the player when loading a save made during the quest “A Viking Funeral.”
  • Fixed a case where a drawbridge is in the wrong state when returning to the area while exploring in Vanaheim, preventing the player from crossing the bridge.
  • Fixed a case where the player would not get credit for closing a Hel portal impacting the favor Hel To Pay.
  • Fixed a case where the swords would not show properly if restarting from checkpoint during the challenges in Muspelheim.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Gameplay

  • Fixed several cases in God of War Ragnarok where the player could fall out of the world when picking up the lost pages.
  • Fixed several cases where the player would drop below the map when dropping from a ledge.
  • Fixed a case where the player could fall out of the world in Midgard at the Helheim tower.
  • Fixed several cases where the mystic gateway would reset to undiscovered when restarting from checkpoint immediately after discovering the gateway.
  • Fixed a case where the sled would spawn in the wrong location when exploring in Alfheim.
  • Fixed a case where the targeting guide was incorrect in a puzzle element during the quest “Song of the Sands.”
  • Fixed a case where the player could become stuck walking in the quest “Hunting for Solace.”
  • Fixed a rare case where the companion does not join the player on the sled after quickly entering, then exiting, and then entering the sled again.
  • Fixed a rare case where the companion would fall through the world.
  • Improved companion behavior in several locations when backtracking.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Combat

  • Fixed a case in God of War Ragnarok where the stun grab prompt would not appear when fighting The Maven.
  • Fixed a case where Kratos could clip into the boss causing unwanted behavior in the quest “Reunion.”
  • Fixed a case where the player would be unable to use a resurrection stone in the boss fight during the quest “Defend Your Valor.”
  • Fixed a rare case where the stun grab prompt would not appear when fighting The Everlasting.
  • Fixed a rare case where Slag Horn could get stuck in the ground.
  • Fixed a case where the Hyperion Pull would not pull Nightmare enemies.
  • Fixed a case where the player’s arm could get stuck in the axe recall animation after a stun grab kill when fighting the mini-boss in the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed a case where the boss does not properly progress to the next stage in the quest “Beyond Ragnarok.”
  • Fixed a rare case where enemies would not play a hit reaction from some runic attacks on slopes.
  • Fixed a rare case where attacks performed while using Valor of Fury could miss smaller targets.
  • Fixed a case where the player would lose functionality when changing an equipped runic attack immediately after using it.
  • Fixed a case where the player could become stuck in place after performing a stun grab on Fiske at the edge of the arena.
  • Fixed a case where an enemy could become invulnerable after restarting from checkpoint, blocking further progress in the quest “Old Friends.”
  • Fixed a case where the boss would fail to transition to the next phase during the quest “The Reckoning.”
  • Fixed a case where a traversal is unavailable when restarting checkpoint between encounters, blocking further progress in the quest “The Realms at War.”
  • Fixed a case where the boss would not spawn after restarting from checkpoint while completing the favor “Animal Instincts.”
  • Fixed a case where a mini-boss could get stuck in a tree during the quest “Creatures of Prophecy.”
  • Fixed a case where The Everlasting would become idle if entering and exiting the boat during the encounter.
  • Fixed a case where a stun grab prompt does not appear when fighting The Everlasting.
  • Fixed a rare case where the Hilt of Skofnungdoes not activate.
  • Fixed a case where The Crimson Dragon would not engage with the player after restarting from checkpoint during the quest “For Vanaheim!”

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Equipment and Upgrades

  • Fixed a case in God of War Ragnarok where the companion would change equipment during a narrative sequence in the quest “The Realms at War.”
  • Fixed a case where the player could get stuck in the shop preventing a story sequence from progressing in the quest “Forging Destiny.”

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – UI/UX

  • Fixed a case where using the upgrade bench in Jotunheim would cause the character to be unresponsive, requiring a restart from checkpoint to correct.
  • Fixed a few cases where journal pages would appear blank when quickly navigating through the journal pages.
  • Fixed several cases where journal pages could have missing information.
  • Fixed a case where the resurrection stone description would disappear if quickly navigating through the equipment menu.
  • Fixed a case where Kratos could get stuck in the wrong pose in the equipment menu.
  • Fixed a case where the companion equipment would be displayed for Kratos in the equipment menu when rapidly switching to Kratos from the companion.
  • Fixed a case where the companion would be wearing incorrect armor if viewed in the equipment menu immediately after rejoining the player.
  • Fixed a case where the companion runic icon would show as unavailable after restarting from a checkpoint.
  • Fixed a case where the runic icon would show as available when existing Valor of Fury, despite not having the required weapon equipped.
  • Fixed a case where a prompt could remain on screen when pausing the title during the quest “The Quest for Tyr.”
  • Fixed a case where the player health bar Could be missing during a specific move in the boss fight in the quest “The Summoning.”

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Stability and Performance

  • Fixed a rare crash when transitioning to the end credits.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using the map.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using the settings menu.
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur during the quest “Surviving Fimbulwinter.”
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during the quest “The Runaway.”
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur during the quest “Forging Destiny.”
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during the quest “Unleashing Hel.”
  • Fixed a crash that could occur in the quest “Beyond Ragnarok.”
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during the quest “Animal Instincts.”
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur during the quest “Return of the River.”
  • Fixed a case where the game could become unresponsive after defeating the Flame Phantom while exploring Vanaheim.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Visual Impact

  • Fixed a number of visual and lighting issues throughout the game.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Audio

  • Fixed a case where music could stop playing when backtracking or returning to the area later in the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed a case where music would not play when destroying the next then quickly restarting from checkpoint during the quest “The Lost Sanctuary.”
  • Fixed a case where music did not play properly during the quest “The Reckoning.”
  • Fixed a case where music would stop playing during the quest “Forging Destiny.”
  • Fixed a case where music would stop playing before the boss fight during the quest “The Summoning.”
  • Fixed a case where combat music would not stop playing after an encounter during the quest “Freya’s Missing Peace.”
  • Fixed a case where sound effects for a gate could continue after the gate closed while exploring in Vanaheim.
  • Fixed a case where sound effects for a gate could continue during the quest “The Quest for Tyr.”
  • Fixed a case where sound effects for a gate could continue during the quest “The Reckoning.”
  • Fixed a case where sound effects for a puzzle element could continue while exploring in Svartalfheim.
  • Fixed a case where sound effects and dialog were muted when using the Skadi’s Edge runic attack.
  • Fixed a case where vehicles would no longer make sound after remaining idle for an extended period.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – Accessibility

  • Various bug fixes were made to the Navigation assistance feature.
  • Fixed a case where Navigation Assist would fail in the ‘The Desert Door’ quest when an item was picked up in the sled instead of walking.
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause Navigation Assist to point Kratos unintentionally to the mystic gateway in Musphelheim.
  • Fixed an issue where Navigation Assist would point back to the mystic gateway while in Helheim.
  • Fixed an issue where Navigation Assist would unintentionally lead Kratos back to the Mystic Gateway while on the Lake of Nine after going to Muspelheim.
  • Fixed an issue while climbing with the Navigation Assist feature and the Camera Climbing Settings in several areas in “The Reckoning” quest.
  • Various bug fixes were made to the High Contrast mode feature.
  • Fixed a case where some hostile enemies were tagged as friendly in the quest “Groa’s Secret.”
  • Fixed two cases where a traversal element was not tagged as interactable in the quest “The Lost Sanctuary.”
  • Fixed a case where an enemy spawner was not tagged as an enemy in the quest “The Lost Sanctuary.”
  • Fixed a case where an interactable element was not tagged as interactable in the quest “The Lost Sanctuary.”
  • Fixed a case where an item that is interactable in combat was not tagged as interactable while exploring in Svartalfheim.
  • Added aim assist targeting to certain hazards in Vanaheim.
  • Added aim assist targeting to certain puzzle elements in Midgard and Vanaheim.
  • Fixed a case where a companion action audio cue was missing during the mini-boss encounter during the quest “The Quest for Tyr.”
  • Fixed a case where the shield bash audio cue was mixed too low and difficult to hear.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00] – PS4 Specific

  • Improved loading time of enemies in certain locations.
  • Improved environment loading times when traversing the world.

God of War Ragnarok update [v. 03.00], along with the newly added Photo Mode, is currently available for download on the PS4 and PS5. Players can jump right in and check out the feature now.

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