The Evil Within 2 Has Some Great Easter Eggs And Secrets

Have a look at some of the survival-horror game's secrets.

13 Comments

The Evil Within 2 is out now, and it's a solid improvement on its predecessor. Aside from getting to play through a story that centers around returning protagonist Sebastian Castellanos attempting to save his daughter, players can also come across a variety of Easter eggs. [Potential spoilers ahead.]

We've already called attention to one particular mode that unlocks after finishing The Evil Within 2. A "more cinematic game experience" awaits those who make their way through the campaign, giving players the option to toggle on a letterbox mode. This was a contentious aspect of the first game, which made the unusual choice of forcing a 2.35:1 aspect ratio on players, though this was ultimately made optional. Given the unlock screen in Evil Within 2, this seems to be a tongue-in-cheek callback to the first game.

But that's not the only secret waiting to be uncovered. You unlock a number of bonuses for completing the game, but other Easter eggs require you to actively explore and uncover things for yourself. As you'll see in the video above, there are collectibles scattered throughout the game that reference other games published by Bethesda. These include Doom, Wolfenstein, and The Elder Scrolls Online.

For more on the new survival-horror game, check out our Evil Within 2 review and review roundup. We've also got Evil Within 2 beginner's tips that will fill you in on some things we wish we knew before starting.

Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
00:00:00
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Now Playing: The Evil Within 2 - All The Easter Eggs We've Found

GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

Join the conversation
There are 13 comments about this story
13 Comments  RefreshSorted By 
GameSpot has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to toxic conduct in comments. Any abusive, racist, sexist, threatening, bullying, vulgar, and otherwise objectionable behavior will result in moderation and/or account termination. Please keep your discussion civil.

Avatar image for RaveNRolla
RaveNRolla

1257

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 12

User Lists: 0

Haha yeah, those figurines are a fun addition. i found a lot (chapter 12 now), yet was only able to make the connection to Prey, Fallout and Dishonored, as i haven't played any of the other games (i think?). i also like that the findings are accompanied by a sound from that particular game, like when you pick up Corvo's Mask you get the sound that enemies were alerted to your presence from Dishonored which supports the feeling of taking you back.

As far as non-sensical collectibles go (collectibles that do not effect the gameplay, nor contain any background information, basically offering the player no benefit at all) these are the best i encountered in a long time.

Upvote • 
Avatar image for effinjay
effinjay

220

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

Didnt watch the video because im not finished with the game yet,but corvos mask from Dishonored is in the game as well,if they didnt mention it?

Upvote • 
Avatar image for mundus
mundus

396

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

There is a Bobblehead toy in the game... It was the first i found, i didn't find the Dog or the Mug, but everything else i found including the Corvo mask from Dishonored.

Upvote • 
Avatar image for bats2011
bats2011

2

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

Edited By bats2011

I found corvo's mask in chapter 3. its at about 10 minutes into the video but the walkthrough on how to get there is from the start.

https://youtu.be/-epp3xYvQ5M

2 • 
Avatar image for khanwashere
KhanWasHere

1596

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

Without PS4 Pro support the game more layed an egg.

Upvote • 
Avatar image for aross2004
aross2004

6525

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

aross2004  Online

@khanwashere: STFU. Game looks and runs great.

6 • 
Avatar image for altairdarius
altairdarius

438

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

Edited By altairdarius

Found it. You can get the Fallout Easter Egg during Chapter 6. After your first encounter with the White slime creature, you will have to escape. As you keep going you will eventually run into the beast again and yet again have to escape. When you reach the Safe Room you will run into a new character and get some more supplies. Before you leave the safe house and end the chapter, turn around and return to where you found the White Slime the second time. In the corner of the room, behind the box, you will find the Vault Boy Bobblehead down on the floor. Pick it up and it will be added to your room like any others you have found.

2 • 
Avatar image for aross2004
aross2004

6525

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

aross2004  Online

I found Corvo's assassin mask and some kind of cybernetic dog, (think it's from Doom).

Upvote • 
Avatar image for aross2004
aross2004

6525

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

aross2004  Online

@aross2004: The cyber dog is from Wolfenstein. Took me a bit to make the connection.

Upvote • 
Avatar image for shanesays5
Shanesays5

94

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

Edited By Shanesays5

Loving the coverage on this awesome game!

2 • 
Avatar image for videogameninja
videogameninja

3924

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

Edited By videogameninja

@shanesays5: Game really is good isn't it? I have only gotten to about Chapter 6 so far but have been loving every minute of it so far. Found my first Easter egg as well and couldn't help but crack a smile at the certain reference to another big name Bethesda game.

-VAULT TECH NINJA APPROVED-

2 • 
Avatar image for shanesays5
Shanesays5

94

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

@videogameninja: haha nice! Glad you’re digging it and glad it’s ninja approved! :)

2 •