Phasmophobia Patch Notes for Update on August 27

Phasmophobia gets the Exposition hotfix.

By Mehrdad Khayyat

August 27, 2021

Phasmophobia patch notes for Exposition hotfix reveals some new visual options that will help players have a clear vision in the game.

With the latest Exposition update that went live last night, Phasmophobia received a major overhaul for the in-game sprint mechanic, two new ghosts, and new equipment.

Now, the game received an addendum update for last night’s Exposition that fixes even more bugs and changes some in-game elements.

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The update adds a new option for post-processing that allows players to toggle Film Grain. Also, it removes all glitch effects from all cameras as well as blur from video cameras.

In the case of in-game mechanics, the new update increases ghost hunting delay to 4 seconds. Also, the light range for the Lighter has been reduced.

Below, you can take a look at all changes and bug fixes:

Phasmophobia Announcement Trailer

Phasmophobia Announcement Trailer

Phasmophobia Update Patch Notes


  • Added options to toggle Film Grain and Chromatic Aberration post processing effects


  • DOTS projector evidence will now activate much more frequently and will now work in large rooms
  • The ghost hunting delay has been increased from 3 to 4 seconds
  • Glowstick’s light now lasts 1 minute and fades to half intensity over 10 seconds (no longer turns off)
  • Replaced ghost writing with more legible visuals
  • Removed blur from video cameras
  • Removed subtle glitch effect from all cameras that was causing motion sickness
  • Updated hair shaders to stop UI showing through them
  • Updated several lights in the game to improve performance
  • Ghost hunting effects will now work if the ghost is on a different floor to you
  • Significantly lowered the light range for the Lighter


  • Fixed a bug where the parabolic microphone wouldnt allow you to hear paranormal sounds
  • Fixed a bug where the CCTV system would break if a player died with a head mounted camera
  • Fixed several performance issues with the video and cctv cameras
  • LIV VR: Potential fix for the character model showing over yourself in the spectator view
  • Fixed a bug where screen space reflections were not working
  • Fixed VR equipment grab rotations for some equipment
  • Fixed a bug where the Smudge Stick had two right hands for VR
  • Fixed a bug where your FOV would reset on the main menu after sprinting if you changed your FOV
  • Fixed a bug where you could place a Motion Sensors on the floor
  • Fixed a bug where you could place a DOTS Projector on certain objects

Phasmophobia is now available on PC. You can play it alone or with friends in co-op mode. It’s worth noting that the game supports VR headsets as well.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games since he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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