Revealed on March 7, 2021
Phasmophobia rapidly turned a horror sensation when it launched on Steam early entry late final 12 months, and Kinetic Video games remains to be pushing out updates to make it even higher. A pair months again, a beta department was launched that may enable ghosts to truly hear participant voices and observe them primarily based on that. The official replace is out now, and it makes fairly a number of tweaks to extend the sport issue.
For starters, right here’s how the ghost AI works now:
- The ghost will now observe your round corners if it has overlooked you somewhat than looking a random location.
- The ghost will now pay attention for participant voices when looking and can search these places. This won’t work if you’re not the banshee goal.
- The ghost can now open lockers and closets exterior of a hunt.
- The ghost will now open doorways, closets and lockers throughout hunts. This may be stopped by holding the door nonetheless the ghost can nonetheless stroll by way of room doorways like ordinary.
- Barely elevated the ghosts probability to wander on all difficulties.
- The ghost will now search across the location it final noticed a participant somewhat than looking a random location.
- The ghost will now goal any participant that will get near it while it’s already chasing one other participant.
Along with that, Skilled issue adjustments additionally make the sport a bit more difficult:
- Skilled Issue: You’ll not be informed if the Ghost responds to teams or solely if you’re alone.
- Skilled Issue: The ability will now at all times begin off.
- Eliminated the soiled water goal because it was too onerous to get. It can nonetheless stay as additional photograph proof.
- Eliminated the temperature goal because of the temperature adjustments listed under.
- The Exercise Monitor will now present an estimated worth somewhat than the true worth.
- Glow sticks will now have the identical brightness when you’re holding them as when they’re thrown.
- Improved the motion of ghost orbs in order that they keep contained in the room longer and are simpler to see.
- EMF Readers will now give random values throughout hunts much like how the flashlight flashes throughout hunts.
- The ghost showing and strolling in direction of you’ll now depend as a ghost occasion.
- Lifeless gamers will not depend in direction of the common sanity. As an alternative alive gamers will now lose 15 sanity every time a participant dies.
- Lowered the decision of the images to assist with lag spikes when taking the photograph.
- The $50 photograph reward problem has been modified to be a complete $50 reward over a number of video games.
- Banshees will now hunt like different ghosts and goal any participant when it’s goal participant is exterior.
- Improved how the bone spawns to assist forestall it spawning in unreachable places.
This replace additionally features a few different quality-of-life enhancements, and you may take a look at the full record right here.
Phasmophobia is now accessible on Steam early entry.