Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Documents and Surveillance Recordings make up the largest type of collectible that can be found in the game.
Unlike Mirror’s Edge Catalyst electronic parts – which must be removed from Conglomerate Terminals – Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Documents and Surveillance Recordings are found in the open. You simply need to walk upto one of these, press the interact button, and pick them up.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Documents and Surveillance Recordings Locations Guide
While removing each electronic part rewards you with +10 bonus experience points, collecting a Documents or Surveillance Recordings rewards with +25 bonus experience points each. Once you have found all Mirror’s Edge Document and Surveillance Recordings found in the game, you will unlock Story Teller Achievement/Trophy for 35 Gamerscore.
Unlike other collectibles in the game, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Documents or Surveillance Recordings provide you with the game’s backstory and the origins of in-game characters and places.
Our Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Documents or Surveillance Recordings locations guide details all the Documents or Surveillance Recordings locations scattered across the game’s fifteen chapters. Do note that anytime during the game, you can hit the Pause Menu, go to Missions tab, and check how many of each collect does a chapter contain.
Back in the Game
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Document #1 – Elysium Corps.
At the very beginning of the chapter, you will come across a section reading 20 LGR Division. From this section, you need to leap to the other side of the terrace, take a hard left, and find the document at the very end.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Document #2 – Gabriel Kruger
After getting through the elevator shaft, you will come to an area with rods for you to swing on to. After you swing through the rods to reach the other side, head up the area on the right side. After a brief wallrunning sequence, you will find the document sitting in a corner on the left hand side.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Surveillance Recording #1
After getting through the elevator shaft, you will come to an area with rods for you to swing on to. After you swing through the rods to reach the other side, you will get the recording sitting on a table in plain sight.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Surveillance Recording #2
After coming to the last area of this chapter, head to the section shown in the screenshot attached above and you will find the recording file next to a small stairway.
Zephyr Transit Hub
Do note that in order to find all Mirror’s Edge Catalyst collectibles found in Zephyr Transit Hub, you need to have Disruptor.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Document #3 – Faith Connors
In order to get this collectible, you need to head down from the main base. Once you get to the area shown in the attached screenshot, you need to wallrun along the wall on the left hand side and find the document ahead. Moreover, you need to make sure that you stick to the upper area and do not head further down.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Document #4 – Noah Kekai
After you have grabbed the previous document, you need to drop through the opening and get to the new area with large yellow pipes on the walkway. You need to head towards the pipe and find the document sitting on the floor in plain sight.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Surveillance Recording #3
After the section when you need to use zipline in order to head towards the main building, you need to climb to the narrow shaft with a yellow line in the middle. Once you are on top of it, you will find the recording in plain sight.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Surveillance Recording #4
After the sequence in which you are asked to find the downstairs terminal, you need to go past the hanging platforms. After proceeding through a small grate, you will get to a narrow shaft with the fourth Surveillance Recording located on the right hand side.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Surveillance Recording #5
After entering this the main area, you need to head inside the small under-construction room and head up. From there, head to your right hand side and on to a platform from where you entered the area to find the collectible.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Surveillance Recording #6
Once you are on the crane after triggering the fire alarm and taking the elevator up, you need to check the platform underneath the crane instead of climbing further up in order to find the recording.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Document #6
After successfully activating the first terminal, you will come across a long server table located below the servers. Once you get there, you simply need to check the table in order to find the collectible.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Document #7
Once you exit the main area and head over to an under-construction room, you need to head over to the balcony with the glass railing and head over to your left hand side in order to find the document.
You will find this document located inside the safe house, right next to a vent.
You will find this document on the side of an orange/white building – it is placed on top of a vent.
You need to check on the backside of a white/black ventilation unit in order to find it.
You will find it on the lower side of a building with a steel outgrowth.
Surveillance Recording #7
You need to head up the building and find the collectible located on the side walkway underneath the Silvine Billboard.
You will find this document placed on a ledge with the Bryson Building located underneath it.
You need to head over to the very top of Birdman’s hideout.
Surveillance Recording #8
You will find it near the bridge leading to Centurian Yard. It is located near a small staircase and a few vents.
You need to head over to the very top of half-orange and half-white building and find this near the ventilation unit.
You will find it directly below the WYFO billboard.
You will find it on the ledge directly above the You Are Slaves graffiti.
You will come across a chimney on the edge of a building.
Surveillance Recording #9
You will find it near a staircase near a blue wall reading C7 – there is a white door nearby.
Surveillance Recording #10
You will find it right next to a large WYFO Finance billboard.
Surveillance Recording #11
You need to head through a door of all-orange building near a bucket.
You need to head to a window directly facing Zephyr Transit Hub. Once there, you will find the document sitting on the ground.
You will find it right before starting the Savant Extraordinaire mission, right next to a man in purple vest.
This is located on a white bench in front of Nicosa Building.
You will find it just outside Gastro Fusion, on the backside of a white couch.
You will find it on the very top of a white square located near a landing pad.
Surveillance Recording #12
This is sitting on a white bench overlooking the Bryson Building.
Surveillance Recording #13
You will find it sitting on a white bench near a large purple structure in the middle of the area.
You need to head over to the second floor of the building in order to find the first document.
You need to head inside the room with a few small white squares scattered around the large central one and orange triangles drawn on a white wall.
Surveillance Recording #14
You need to head over to the area with a few black squares placed on top of each other. You will also find a gridLeak nearby.
After entering the area, you need to check the metal flooring of an orange building in order to find the collectible.
You need to head over to the fourth floor in order to find it against a pillar.
Surveillance Recording #15
This one is located on the fifth floor near a pillar and a gridleak.
Surveillance Recording #16
You will find this sitting on a crate on the top floor of a building, next to wooden railings.
Our Mirror’s Edge Catalyst documents and surveillance recordings locations guide is currently a work in progress. We will continue to add more locations in days to come. Meanwhile, you can also help us complete the guide by sharing any documents and surveillance recordings locations that you know by commenting in the comments section below!