Frequently Asked Questions

What is inFAMOUS Paper Trail?

inFAMOUS Paper Trail is a FREE bonus extension for the PlayStation®4 exclusive game: inFAMOUS Second Son™ that expands the universe and gameplay by weaving seamlessly on and beyond your PS4™ system. Players will pursue missions online and in game to unravel the mysteries behind the Department of Unified Protection, its director, Brooke Augustine, and the cover-up of a violent suicide through a time-released story.

How many chapters are included in inFAMOUS Paper Trail?

A new chapter becomes available every week for the first six weeks after launch of the game.

Do I need inFAMOUS Second Son to play Paper Trail?

Yes, you need an official copy of the game (physical disc or digital download) to play the bonus extension.

When will I be able to play the first Paper Trail mission?

Friday, March 21, 2014 at 9AM (PDT)

What is KARMA?

KARMA is an integral part of playing inFAMOUS Second Son. During gameplay, earning KARMA helps you develop your powers and affects different aspects of the game.

How do I earn KARMA in Paper Trail?

Earn KARMA to get a head start in inFAMOUS Second Son by completing specific missions and activities from Paper Trail.

How does the KARMA I've earned in Paper Trail show up in inFAMOUS Second Son?

To unlock your earned Paper Trail KARMA within inFAMOUS Second Son, you must link your Paper Trail account with your PSN℠ ID, and have an official copy of inFAMOUS Second Son.

I've completed everything in Paper Trail, but didn't receive all KARMA– what do I do?

Try completing the missing activity again, and then refresh your profile. If the problem persists, email with details.

How do I link my PSN account?

Once you have registered with inFAMOUS Paper Trail, go to your profile page and click on the PSN icon to connect your Paper Trail account to your PSN account.

Can I play without a PSN account?

You can participate in certain online activities, but can only redeem KARMA from Paper Trail in inFAMOUS Second Son if you have your PSN account linked to your Paper Trail account and an official copy of the game.

Does the email that I used to register for Paper Trail have to be the same as the email used to register on PSN?

The email address for Paper Trail can be unique, however, you do need a valid PSN account, and only one Paper Trail account can be linked per PSN account.

What devices can Paper Trail be accessed on?

Some features can be accessed on your smartphone, although not all, so Paper Trail is best experienced on a computer or tablet.

Can I still get a test kit for the Conduit Sensory Test?

All physical testing kits have already been distributed. However, you can complete an online sensory test available at

How do I find Paper Trail missions in inFAMOUS Second Son?

Paper Trail is available about one third of the way through inFAMOUS Second Son. Paper Trail missions will be marked with this icon:

How do I access items collected for Paper Trail in inFAMOUS Second Son?

To complete a Paper Trail mission in game, you will be directed to a location where you can mail these items to your Paper Trail profile. Once you receive confirmation in game that the items have been transferred, you can log onto your profile to access the items and continue the missions.

Can I log in to Paper Trail through Facebook?

Yes, you have this option on the sign-up page at

Can I change my profile after registering?

On your profile page, there is a “Manage account” button in the upper right corner. Clicking this button gives you the ability to change your password, modify information, or cancel your Paper Trail account.

Can I opt out of Paper Trail emails?

Yes, at the bottom of each email from, there is an unsubscribe link. You can also cancel your Paper Trail account to stop receiving game communications.

How do I cancel my account?

You can cancel your account on by clicking on the “Manage account” on the profile page and clicking on “Cancel my account”.