Phasmophobia 0.5.1 Update Patch Notes Carlos Hurtado | December 24, 2022 Phasmophobia has just received many new fixes and changes in this update.

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0.5.1 update has arrived for Phasmophobia, and here is a list of all the changes and fixes added with this patch. Phasmophobia has already added Christmas content to the game, but the developers are not done making changes to the game. This patch does not bring any new content, but it does add some fixes to the game. Here is everything that is new with Phasmophobia Update 0.5.1.



Phasmophobia Update 0.5.1 Patch Notes

change

  • Foggy weather has been temporarily removed while we work on a new system and will return better than ever with the VR overhaul early next year.
  • All Cursed Possessions will now only have *one* spawn each, meaning only 6 total spawns per map to learn. Finding them will also be more intuitive, for example the summoning circle found in basements or attics.
  • In prison, in the asylum and in school; Cursed possessions will only be placed in the *first* room to make them more useful.
  • Demon's description has been updated to better reflect his weakness.
  • The Yurei ability will now only close a single door, instead of all doors near the ghost.
  • Yurei should now stay in their room more reliably when smudged.
  • Hantu will now always have guaranteed proofs of Freezing Time on Nightmare.
  • The Hantu breath can no longer be seen when you are dead.
  • Increased max skid distance slightly so ghosts don't get trapped in larger rooms.
  • Tarot cards are now easier to use in VR.
  • Jail computers now change color to green when the lights are on and red when the lights are off.
  • Adjusted the room number in the main menu for Asylum as it was displaying too many rooms.
  • Candle smoke particles have been adjusted.
  • Updated to latest LIV SDK to fix VR crash.

Fixes

  • Fixed a consistency issue with thermometers to make them more accurate.
  • Fixed a bug where you could recover broken Ouija board pieces in VR.
  • Fixed a bug where you could attach cursed goods to your belt in VR.
  • Fixed a bug where some sounds were not audible on the parabolic microphone.
  • Fixed a bug where early demon hunting would stop instantly.
  • Fixed a bug where Yurei's sanity drain ability was not working consistently.
  • Fixed a bug where breaking certain cursed possessions would trigger hunts with their normal grace period.
  • Fixed a bug where the voodoo doll could fall behind the oven on Tanglewood.
  • Fixed a bug where the voodoo doll heart pin was not working properly.
  • Fixed a bug where if the Haunted Mirror spawned on the wall in Grafton, you couldn't get photo rewards.
  • Fixed a bug where using the Haunted Mirror would sometimes display the wrong room.
  • Fixed a bug where you could get photo rewards from a broken Ouija board.
  • Fixed a bug where you could cancel the "hide and seek" countdown by saying "goodbye".
  • Fixed a bug where you could get photo rewards from a deck of tarot cards without any cards.
  • Fixed a bug where drawing the Tower or Hangman map as your last couldn't do anything.
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn't drop Tarot cards instantly after drawing one.
  • Fixed a bug where the Death Tarot card was not triggering a cursed hunt and adding duration to other hunts.
  • Fixed a spelling error on the map "The High Priestess".
  • Fixed a bug where using a summoning circle with the twins would cause the ghost to teleport to the twin location when starting the hunt.
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn't light summoning circle candles in VR with a lighter.
  • Fixed an issue where the summoning circle was not draining sanity for VR players.
  • Fixed an issue where the music box was not draining sanity for VR players.
  • Fixed a bug where ghosts could cause broken lights to flash.
  • Fixed a bug in Asylum where you couldn't see with night vision cameras.
  • Fixed a bug in Jail where several showers did not have handles.
  • Fixed a bug in Maple Campsite where a wood knock sound would play three sounds in a row.
  • Fixed an invisible collider on the ceiling in the Ridgeview Dining Hall.
  • Fixed a bug where you could hear footsteps with master volume set to 0.
  • Fixed a bug where a ghost spawning with DOTS could cause it to spawn inside walls, making it very difficult to see.
  • Fixed a bug where you could still see green highlights after a DOTS was picked up.
  • Fixed a bug where you could still see red highlights after the red light ghost event.
  • Fixed a bug where piano interactions were not giving photo rewards.
  • Fixed a bug where items used by the ghost would not always register on the parabolic microphone.
  • Fixed a bug where you could place multiple items on the truck ramp while it was closed.
  • Fixed a bug where you could teleport out of the truck, while it is closed, via the ramp in VR.
  • Fixed several bugs where the ghost would exit EMF without doing anything.
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost could interact with the rocking chair multiple times at once, causing audio to overlap.
  • Fixed a bug where candles would go out if another player walked outside during heavy rain.
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost was giving EMF 2 when trying to flash a light that was off.
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost would give EMF 2 when trying to teleport an item in your hand.
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost gave EMF 2 when trying to move a dummy.
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost would give EMF 2 when trying to write in the ghostwriting book despite not having ghostwriting proof.
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn't hear ghost footsteps on the parabolic microphone.
  • Fixed a bug where candles would blow out in heavy rain if another player exited.
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost could interact with the rocking chair multiple times at once, causing audio to overlap.
  • Fixed a bug where the Voodoo Doll would not start a hunt if you used it for no reason after using the Heart Pin.
  • Fixed a bug where the haunted mirror would close while holding it if another player exited.
  • Fixed a bug where several Cursed Possessions would dramatically increase multiplayer hunt duration when broken or fully used.
  • Fixed a bug where the Voodoo Doll would force one remaining pin interaction when used for no reason.
  • Fixed a bug where voodoo doll pins were not driving the same pins for each player.
  • Fixed a bug where the voodoo doll would use every pin if you didn't have the sanity when another player with the sanity used it.
  • Fixed a bug where one of the Ghost Events was not working with Tarot Cards causing the Devil Card to not do anything.
  • Fixed a bug where dropping and grabbing the voodoo doll in the truck would prevent you from closing the truck or seeing the CCTV monitor.
  • Fixed a bug where some ghost hunts and events would have no sound if they started quickly after another.
  • Fixed a bug where mirror effects would sometimes remain active after the mirror was broken.
  • Fixed a bug where Voodoo Doll VR hold rotation was incorrect.
  • Fixed a bug where Willow Lounge fingerprints were on the wrong side of the window.
  • Fixed a bug where there was no loading screen when exiting Maple Lodge campsite.
  • Fixed a bug where the Poltergeist ability wouldn't work unless you moved the objects first.

Many changes regarding certain ghosts and their spawns have been made. They also changed some of their abilities, making them less powerful, giving players more chances to discover them and survive. Ghost descriptions have also been changed; they will better express their weakness. Apart from these changes, the patch managed to fix many bugs. Bugs regarding ghosts, effects, audio assets and more have been fixed. Now players should be able to enjoy the new content with less hassle.



Phasmophobia is available now on PC. For more information on this update, head over to the official Phasmophobia Steam page.

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