Phasmophobia Update v0.5.1.1 Patch Notes

Phasmophobia update v0.5.1.1 was released yesterday morning on Monday, January 10th. We have the full patch notes right here for you.

Currently in early access as of September 18th, 2020, Phasmophobia has been a smash hit as both a cooperative and virtual reality experience. The game puts you in the shoes of a paranormal ghost hunter as you and your friends attempt to capture the spirits haunting a location.

Phasmophobia Update v0.5.1.1 Patch Notes
Photo Credit: Kinetic Games

It has received over 300,000 reviews on Steam with an overwhelmingly positive rating. The game is a definition of a smash hit, especially when you consider its Twitch appeal.

With Phasmophobia update v0.5.1.1, developer Kinetic Games has released some bug fixes, removed the holiday event, and added more. Check out the full patch notes below!

Phasmophobia Update v0.5.1.1 Patch Notes


  • Added a priority system for the photo evidence detection (top to bottom):
    • Ghost
    • Bone
    • Fingerprints
    • Footprints
    • Dead Body
    • Interactions
    • Cursed Items
    • Dirty Water


  • Removed Christmas event decorations and changes
  • Maple Lodge Campsite will now have random weather again
  • Lowered the volume of the bulb smash sound
  • You can no longer take multiple photos of a Ghost, instead it will search for different evidence within the photo
  • Ghost photos are now much easier to take, especially when the ghost is partially hidden
  • Removed the double chance for the Mimic to spawn
  • Lights will no longer randomly flicker away from the ghost when the ghost is hunting


  • Fixed a bug where the ghost could not hear host players during hunts
  • Fixed a bug where you could not take a photo of some door and light switch interactions
  • Fixed a bug where the refrigerator audio was still playing if the power was off at the start of the game
  • Fixed a bug where the Mirror was showing the wrong area on some maps and outside the map on Asylum
  • Fixed an issue where the Prison Ouija Board was spawning sideways
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost would kill you if it heard you in a closet and then you moved into a different closet
  • Fixed a bug on Willow where some sounds near the ceiling on the first floor would get muffled
  • Fixed a bug where the ghost could interact with the DOTS Projector when it was turned off
  • Fixed a bug where you could get a ghost photo if the ghost was directly behind you when taking a photo
  • Fixed a bug where the small house candle did not emit any light
  • Fixed a bug where you could hear dead players after being revived

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