Video Game Updates & Patch Notes

Phasmophobia overhauls the shop with update v0.9.5.0

Phasmophobia received a new update, providing a complete shop overhaul. The update also provides new accessibility options, changes and fixes. For the complete patch notes, check below.


Based on player feedback, the shop has had a complete overhaul!

  • 3 separate pages for more intuitive usage
  • Easy buy options for controller
  • Renamable loadouts
  • Player-specific colours for supplied equipment
  • Quick shortcuts to navigate between screens to unlock equipment
  • Full tutorial for each page
  • Shortcuts for gamepad users


New accessibility options:

  • You can now customize each player’s color for many areas in the game:
    • Main menu stickers
    • Shop interface
    • Sanity screen in the truck
  • You can now customize your cursor
    • Shape
    • Color
    • Opacity
    • Size
    • Additional options when highlighting objects
    Note: VR players can only adjust their highlight cursors colour and opacity


  • You can no longer receive a photo of a DOTS ghost while it’s not inside a DOTS Projector’s light
  • You can now rotate the Sound Sensor III whilst placing it
  • Greatly improved the DOTS Ghosts AI navigation, this will result in more consistent evidence across the board
  • Reduced the brightness of the Journal
  • Reduced the volume of various sounds



  • Improved the AI pathing for the Phantom and Wraith abilities
  • Ouija board will now break if you do not have enough sanity to use it instead of answering a question then breaking
  • The shop screensaver will no longer appear and disappear when walking into/away from the shop screen in non-VR
  • Fixed a ghost AI navigation issue on the Tanglewood living room
  • DOTS Ghosts AI navigation will now work correctly when you are in the same room as the ghost
  • Ghosts can now correctly interact with all telephones
  • The grandfather clock ghost interaction now works correctly
  • The sound sensor “offline“ text is now translated for non-English languages
  • You can now swap to the ‘Blocked Players’ page using the gamepad shoulder buttons
  • The Sunny Meadows Apocalypse sticker will now show during single player
  • You can no longer back out of the menu with a gamepad while the Journal is open
  • You can no longer use the Main Menu left and right UI arrows while the Journal is open
  • The Haunted Mirror will now correctly break straight away if you do not have enough sanity (20%)
  • Gamepad ‘Local push to talk’ rebind tape is now the correct image


  • VR players can now prestige
  • Sound sensor III can now have its shape changed in VR
  • Motion sensor II can now have its shape changed in VR (while placed)
  • Up and down arrows now work in the VR journal
  • You can swap between hold and toggle grab types again in VR
  • You can now drop the Sound Sensor III in VR
  • Fixed a lag spike when a VR player joins the game
  • The VR Journal sounds can no longer be heard from far away
  • Spirit Box 3 VR text voice recognition now works
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Amie Gammons

A huge fan of puzzlers. Would love to experience the world and takedown on every single and upcoming game title. In the free time love to sing, follow recent game rumors and try to decrypt them in the best possible way.

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