How to unlock gadgets and Photo Mode filters in Psychonauts 2

    Psychonauts 2 is a platform game developed by Double Fine and published by Xbox Game Studios.  It was released on August 25, 2021, for Microsoft WindowsPlayStation 4Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. Psychonauts 2 is a third-person platform game similar in gameplay to its predecessor.  The player controls Raz, a recently graduated Psychonaut with dominant psychic abilities, as he digs into the minds of others.

    In Psychonauts 2, Raz can gain access to some unique gadgets to allow him to interact with the world in exciting ways. But to unlock gadgets and Photo Mode filters in Psychonaut 2 you need to follow this guide. So let’s begin with it.

    Two main gadgets are used in Psychonauts 2 and these are Thought Turner and Otto Shot.

    Thought Turner

    It will allow you to go to the areas that you don’t have access to or you can’t go usually along by tapping into Mental connection paths.

    Otto Shot

    The Otto Shot device is the camera used in the game and you can use this by holding the right button. The Otto Shot lets you take some bright photos of Raz. Taking tons of pictures of Raz can even unlock the Shutterbug achievement.

    How to unlock gadgets in Psychonauts 2

    To unlock both gadgets, you have to reach the Quarry in the game’s story. You have to go straight to Otto’s lab after leaving Motherlobe which is across the lake. There are two ways to cross the lake, either by rowboat or by looking at the signs to take the sidewalk. Then a series of platforms will rise from the lake which will help you in crossing the lake.

    The next step is to enter Otto’s lab and have a conversation with the scientist. You’ll be given a couple of conversation options. If you choose the option in which Raz asks if he can borrow any gadget or not then Otto will give you the Thought Tuner and Otto Shot. After achieving that you’ve now successfully unlocked the photo mode and a neat thought traversal gadget.

    How to unlock Photo Mode filters in Physconauts 2

    To unlock Photo Mode filters you have to spend some in-game money. You can buy five filters from the Ottomatic vendor machines. Following are the Photo Mode filters which you can buy in Physconaut 2:

    • Achromatizer
    • Classif-eyed
    • Psitonium
    • Hot Dog Spectralizer
    • Psychodelica

    You can select the filter of your choice by pressing and holding the up button when utilizing the Otto-Shot in Psychonauts 2.

    So that’s how you can unlock gadgets in Psychonaut 2. We hope it helped you. For more interesting content keep following Retrology.

    Amna Aziz
    Amna Aziz
    A software engineer by profession, who is deeply interested in movies, TV shows, and video games. I like to research and write about the latest video games to the best of my knowledge.
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