Last Update: 04/13/2021

Control Scheme

Group Pose  [NEW]  [Updated]

Screenshots  [NEW]  [Updated]

How do I take screenshots?  [NEW]  [Updated]

Take screenshots by pressing the Print Screen key, or by pressing LB and Start if you are using a gamepad.

* The inputs listed above are for Windows® and Mac versions. For PlayStation®4, you can take screenshots using the SHARE button, and for PlayStation®5, the CREATE button.

Related Questions:
Can I hide the UI when taking screenshots?
Where are screenshots saved?

Take screenshots by pressing the Print Screen key, or by pressing LB and Start if you are using a gamepad.

* The inputs listed above are for Windows® and Mac versions. For PlayStation®4, you can take screenshots using the SHARE button, and for PlayStation®5, the CREATE button.

Related Questions:
Can I hide the UI when taking screenshots?
Where are screenshots saved?

Can I hide the UI when taking screenshots?  [NEW]  [Updated]

The UI can be hidden by pressing the Scroll Lock key, or by pressing LB and Back on a gamepad.

* The inputs listed above are for Windows® and Mac versions. For PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4, you can hide the UI by using L1 + Touchpad.

Related Question:
How do I take screenshots?

Comparison

UI Enabled

UI Disabled

The UI can be hidden by pressing the Scroll Lock key, or by pressing LB and Back on a gamepad.

* The inputs listed above are for Windows® and Mac versions. For PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4, you can hide the UI by using L1 + Touchpad.

Related Question:
How do I take screenshots?

Comparison

UI Enabled

UI Disabled

Where are screenshots saved?  [NEW]  [Updated]

You can confirm the location of the screenshot folder by selecting the Other Settings tab of the System Configuration menu.

If you wish to specify a different destination folder path, select Change Folder and enter your desired location in the window that appears.

* The above functionality is for Windows® and Mac versions only.

You can confirm the location of the screenshot folder by selecting the Other Settings tab of the System Configuration menu.

If you wish to specify a different destination folder path, select Change Folder and enter your desired location in the window that appears.

* The above functionality is for Windows® and Mac versions only.

What is the file format for screenshots?  [NEW]  [Updated]

Screenshots can be saved as either PNG or JPEG files.

Screenshots using the PNG format, while larger in size, offer greater picture quality than the JPEG format.

The format of screenshots can be changed at any time under the Other Settings tab of the System Configuration menu.

* The above functionality is for Windows® and Mac versions only.

Screenshots can be saved as either PNG or JPEG files.

Screenshots using the PNG format, while larger in size, offer greater picture quality than the JPEG format.

The format of screenshots can be changed at any time under the Other Settings tab of the System Configuration menu.

* The above functionality is for Windows® and Mac versions only.

Group Pose  [NEW]  [Updated]

What is Group Pose?  [NEW]  [Updated]

Group Pose is a photo mode that allows you to take pictures of your character, party members, or friends at your command.

With this mode enabled, you can pause motions, move the camera, adjust lighting, change colors with filters, and decorate the screen with frames and stickers.

Even just using a filter or other design option adds an extra touch to your screenshots. Once you learn the basic functions of this mode, apply them in practice to create amazing screenshots!


Activating Group Pose to Take Screenshots
1. Activate Group Pose!

To activate Group Pose, open the Actions & Traits menu under Character in the main menu and select Group Pose from the Extras tab.

Group Pose can be activated by typing "/grouppose" or "/gpose" in the chat.

The Group Pose icon can be dragged from the Actions & Traits menu directly onto a hotbar for easier access.

2. Hide Control Guide and Settings to Take Screenshots!

Press the X button (□ on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4) or the "R" key to hide the control guide and the settings menu on screen before taking screenshots.

To take a screenshot, press LB and Start or the Print Screen key.

* For PlayStation®4, you can take screenshots using the SHARE button, and for PlayStation®5, the CREATE button.

See the following sections for more details:
Where are screenshots saved?
What is the file format for screenshots?

3. End Group Pose!

To end Group Pose, press the A button (X on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4) or the Esc key.

How to Take Screenshots with Characters Using Emotes  [NEW]  [Updated]

Use Target Motion/All Motion to take a screenshot of characters using emotes.

This enables you to pause and unpause character motions whenever you like while in Group Pose mode.

Take a picture with a cool pose or capture a cute moment!

Taking Screenshots with Characters Using Emotes
1. Select and execute the desired emote from the Emote List.

Open the Emotes menu under the Social section in the main menu. Select and execute an emote you would like to be featured in the group pose.

* For self and squadron, you can change emotes via the Open Emote List button under Emotes in the Motion Settings tab.

To feature other actions besides emotes, use them prior to entering Group Pose mode.

2. Activate Group Pose!

To activate Group Pose, open the Actions & Traits menu under Character in the main menu and select Group Pose from the Extras tab.

Group Pose can be activated by typing "/grouppose" or "/gpose" in the chat input bar.

The Group Pose icon can be dragged from the Actions & Traits menu directly onto a hotbar for easier access.


3. Adjust camera angle, pause movements, and take screenshots!

Adjust camera angle or face camera, stop all character motions by using the All Motion button or the "1" key, and then take screenshots.

Filters or decorations can be added if desired.

Adjust camera angle or face camera, stop all character motions by using the All Motion button or RT (R2 on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4), and then take screenshots.

Filters or decorations can be added if desired.

* Select the same button again to resume motions.

To stop a particular target's motion, select the target and then select Target Motion or the "2" key.

To stop a particular target's motion, select the target and then select Target Motion or RT (R2 on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4).

How to Take Screenshots with Friends Using Emotes in Sync  [NEW]  [Updated]

While in Group Pose mode, the last executed emote or action is repeated on loop. To take screenshots with friends posing in sync, each player must execute the desired emote or action before entering Group Pose mode.

Taking Screenshots with Friends Using Emotes in Sync
1. Select and execute the desired emote from the Emote List.

Open the Emotes menu under the Social section in the main menu. Select and execute an emote you would like to be featured in the group pose.

To feature other actions besides emotes, use them prior to entering Group Pose mode.

2. Activate Group Pose!

To activate Group Pose, open the Actions & Traits menu under Character in the main menu and select Group Pose from the Extras tab.

Group Pose can be activated by typing "/grouppose" or "/gpose" in the chat input bar.

The Group Pose icon can be dragged from the Actions & Traits menu directly onto a hotbar for easier access.

3. Stop motions to pose characters for screenshots!

Adjust camera angle or face camera, stop all character motions by using the All Motion button or the "1" key, and then take screenshots.

Filters or decorations can be added if desired.

Adjust camera angle or face camera, stop all character motions by using the All Motion button or RT (R2 on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4), and then take screenshots.

Filters or decorations can be added if desired.

* Select the same button again to resume motions.

Making the Screen Brighter  [NEW]  [Updated]

To adjust screen brightness, check the box labeled "Manual brightness adjustment" in the General Settings tab and use the slider underneath.

Increasing/decreasing the number increases/decreases the brightness of screen.

This allows you to adjust overall screen brightness easily without placing lights individually. It is very useful when taking screenshots at night or in a darkish dungeon.

See Casting Light on Character for more details.

Comparison

Manual brightness adjustment: 0

Manual brightness adjustment: 200

Casting Light on Character  [NEW]  [Updated]

Use the slider under Character Lighting in the Lighting Settings tab to adjust lighting on character.

This allows you to adjust character lighting easily without placing lights individually.

Even when the background is bright enough, adding more character lighting creates a brighter impression!



See Making the Screen Brighter for more details.

Comparison

Character Lighting: 0

Character Lighting: 100

Adding Vibrant tones to a Screenshot  [NEW]  [Updated]

To take vibrant tone screenshots, select a Bright filter under Color Filter in the General Settings tab.

The Color Filters menu includes various filters such as Sepia, Monochrome, and Bright.

Once you select the desired filter and hide the window, you can take stylish screenshots in no time!

Adding a filter is as easy as that. Feel free to try them out!

To compare different filters, use the arrow keys next to the pulldown menu to toggle options.

Comparison

Color Filter: Normal

Color Filter: Bright 4

Using Face Camera  [NEW]  [Updated]

Use the Face Camera button (or the Space key) to make characters facethe camera.

Additionally, turning on Track Camera in the Motion Settings makes character gazes follow camera movement.

With this function, characters will cast a sidelong glance just by moving camera. Try it out and take pictures with a difference!

Use the Face Camera button (or the Y button/△ on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4) to make characters face the camera.

Additionally, turning on Track Camera in the Motion Settings makes character gazes follow camera movement.

With this function, characters will cast a sidelong glance just by moving the camera. Try it out and take pictures to see the difference!

* These functions have no effect with some Emotes and actions.

Comparison

None selected

Face Camera: On

Track Camera: On

Face Camera/Track Camera: On

Adding a Frame to a Screenshot  [NEW]  [Updated]

Select the desired frame from the Frames pulldown in the Effect/Frame Settings.

Once you select the desired filter and hide the window, you can take framed screenshots in no time!

From a simple frame to a gorgeous decorated frame, there are many options available to choose from.

To compare different frames, use the arrow keys next to the pulldown menu to toggle options.

Examples

Picture Frame

Instant Camera

Simple 1

Elite Mark 2

Sticker Mode  [NEW]  [Updated]

Sticker Mode enables you to decorate your screen with premade stickers such as minions or speech bubbles.

Up to one hundred stickers can be placed on screen. Stickers placed on screen can be easily removed as well. So go ahead and play with them as you like!

Decorate your screen with minion stickers to make an adorable picture or use speech bubbles to create a comical screenshot!

Decorating Your Screen with Stickers
1. Activate Sticker Mode!

To activate Sticker Mode, press the Sticker Mode button in the Effect/Frame Settings.

* Pressing this button opens the special Sticker Mode window.

2. Select a tab and a category to pick a sticker you like!

Select the Icon or Text tabs and then choose a category from the pulldown menu.

For minion, meal, decoration, or speech bubble stickers, select the Icon tab. For text stickers, select the Text tab.

3. Select a sticker from the list and place it on screen!

Select the desired sticker from the list and place it on the screen.

* The default size varies depending on the sticker.

4. Edit stickers via the Edit tab and take screenshots!

Select the Edit tab and then choose a sticker from the list under Edit Stickers.

Sticker size, angle, transparency and display order can be adjusted in the Edit tab. Enjoy decorating your screen as you like!

Taking Screenshots with a Blurred Background  [NEW]  [Updated]

To take a screenshot with a blurred background, check the box labeled "Enable depth of field." located under Depth of Field of General Settings in the Group Pose Settings menu. (For the Mac version, the "Enable depth of field." check box is located under Graphics Settings in the System Configuration menu.)

Softness level can be adjusted with the Value slider under the check box. The smaller the value is, the more blurry the background becomes.

Blurring the background makes the subject in the foreground stand out.

Comparison

Depth of Field: Value (f/1.4)

Depth of Field: Value (f/22)

Adjusting Lightings to Reduce Brightness  [NEW]  [Updated]

While in Group Pose mode, the light source is placed at the position of the camera. So if the camera is too close to the subject, the light can be too bright, which may cause blown-out highlights.

When that happens, disable the camera lightings and then make the camera zoom out before applying lightings again. Having some distance between the light source and the subject should bring more natural brightness and reduces blown-out highlights.

Once lightings are set, moving the camera no longer affects them. So feel free to adjust camera angle as you like.

Types and number of lightings
Up to three camera lightings can be used and each lighting has three types, which provide different light amounts and ranges. The light amount and range increases in order of Type 1 > Type 2 > Type 3.

These lighting settings can be found under Lighting Settings in the Group Pose Settings menu.

Comparison

Lighting: None

Lighting: Type 1

Lighting: Type 2

Lighting: Type 3

Changing the Color of Lighting  [NEW]  [Updated]

To change the color of lighting, use the sliders for red, green, and blue located under Lighting Settings.

Changing the lighting color creates different moods of screenshots. Explore various colors using the sliders to find the best lighting color for your screenshots!

Comparison

Lighting: None

Lighting Color: Red 10, Green 0, Blue 10

Lighting Color: Red 0, Green 10, Blue 0

Lighting Color: Red 0, Green 0, Blue 10

Changing the Focus of the Camera  [NEW]  [Updated]

To change the focus of the camera, simply select the desired target.

When Group Pose mode is activated, the focus of the camera is set on your character, but it can be switched to a different subject such as a minion or an NPC if you wish to take their photos.

* Changing the target does not affect character gaze. It needs to be manually reset if necessary.

Use the Tab key to toggle the focus of the camera between targetable characters.

Use the right and left buttons on the d-pad to toggle the focus of the camera between targetable characters.

Can I Save or Load Camera or Lighting Settings?  [NEW]  [Updated]

Camera or lighting settings created in Group Pose mode can be saved or loaded via the buttons in the bottom left corner of the Group Pose Settings menu.

Can I Save or Load Sticker Sets and Frames?  [NEW]  [Updated]

Sticker set and frame settings created in Group Pose can be saved or loaded under the Save tab in the upper right corner of the Sticker Mode menu, which can be accessed from Effect/Frame Settings.

Saving Settings
Select any available slot in the Save tab to save the current settings. A name (time stamp) appears in the slot when the settings are saved.

* Right-clicking a slot occupied by previously saved settings displays a submenu for overwrite and save, change name, and delete slot options.

* Pressing the X button (□ on PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4) on a slot occupied by previously saved settings displays a submenu for overwrite and save, change name, and delete slot options.

Loading Settings
Select a slot with saved settings under the Save tab to load sticker sets and frames on your screen.

Save your favorite settings as presets for easy application. You can make adjustments after loading them if necessary. That way, no need to set everything from scratch!

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