The options menu allows the player to control some of the game's options. These normally have minimal impact on the gameplay, and as such, are merely changed according to the player's preferences. Pikmin 3 and its remake do not have a dedicated options menu, and instead have options set in the pause menu.
In Pikmin 2, the options menu contains the following options:
In Hey! Pikmin, the options menu contains 3 options:
The menu is controlled with the touchscreen, and at the bottom is a button to return to the area selection menu.