PlayStation 4

Horizon: Zero Dawn’s Photo Mode Is Getting More Features




Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of the many PlayStation 4 games that offers a Photo Mode that allows people to set up pictures in-game. On the PlayStation Blog, Guerilla Games revealed even more options will be available for this feature next week. When the 1.20 update launches, it will add additional camera enhancements, as well as general game updates.


Multiple elements are being added to help people capture exciting Horizon: Zero Dawn moments. People will be able to add “Greetings from” to pictures taken, to make them feel more like souvenirs when sharing, as well as enjoy new poses and grid guides to help them take better pictures. You will even be able to make her look at the camera, use new expressions, and strike new poses.


Here is the full list of Horizon: Zero Dawn feature improvements coming in update 1.20. A list of all 1.20 patch notes can be found on the PlayStation Forum.

    • Improved photo mode with new features
      – Added poses for Aloy
      – Added facial expressions for Aloy
      – Added 3 new filters
      – Added a “look at the camera” mode for Aloy
      – Added “greetings from” cards
      – Improved the camera controls
    • Added the option to hide Aloy inside settlements while in photo mode.
    • Added a sell stack option at merchants when double tapping the square icon.
    • Added filters and a legend to the in game map and the quest map.
    • Added several new custom HUD options.
    • Added an additional blue health bar on top of the player’s health bar whenever the Shield Weaver Armor is equipped to indicate the amount of extra health points the armor is providing.
    • Added difficulty setting components to the Shield Weaver Armor’s damage protection. On hard mode the armor received a 40% armor reduction, on very hard the armor received a 66.6% reduction.
    • Added the option to hide headgear for Aloy.
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    • Added the option to categorize and sort your inventory.
    • Added categories in the crafting menu
                     – Green check mark for categories that are finished
                      – White icon for categories that have recipes that can be crafted
                      – Grey icon for categories that have no recipes that can be crafted
    • Added the feature in the Sell menu at merchants, you can now press triangle to mark one or more items to sell items quicker.
    • Added gameplay time to the statistics menu.
    • Changed the timing of some tutorials that were repeatedly displayed, they are now less frequent.
    • Added the option to control the x and y axis sensitivity of the camera.
    • Added Spanish language support for North American copies of the game. Spanish subtitles can now be enabled, and Spanish audio is also now supported via a Spanish VO pack that can be downloaded from the North American PlayStation Store (in the week of 8th May).


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Horizon: Zero Dawn is available on the PlayStation 4.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.