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Phasmophobia Update: September 3rd Patch Notes (Hotfix

The new September 3rd update for Phasmophobia has been released and we've got the patch notes with all the changes that were made!
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Another Phasmophobia Exposition hotfix has just been added to the game in the September 3rd, 2021 update. This one adds some additional things to the DOTS Projector, and clears up some problems with VR. There were also quite a few bugs that got squashed, so if you were having any issues with the game, hopefully they have been cleared up! You will find all of the details of the update in the patch notes below.

Phasmophobia September 3rd, 2021 Patch Notes

  • The DOTS Projector sound will now flicker randomly instead of when the ghost interacts with it
  • The DOTS Projector interaction will no longer produce EMF
  • Removed most house candles due to performance issues
  • Reduced the glowsticks brightness after it’s one minute use time as it was too bright
  • VR: Your movement speed will no longer change based on the rotation of your controller and will now only be based on the joystick/ trackpad
  • VR: You can now grab the Journal with both hands again as well as interact with UI with your left hand

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the Goryos strength wasn’t functioning correctly
  • Fixed an issue where you could see the night vision light when wearing a head camera
  • Fixed an issue where the cameras still had the jitter post processing effect
  • Fixed an issue where the Spirit Box emission/ bloom was too bright
  • Fixed an issue where clicking on locked store equipment would stop you from buying other equipment if you were too low level
  • Fixed an issue where you could make the photo camera flash without taking a photo
  • Fixed an issue where you would get very low fps on the main menu after a game if using a gamepad
  • Fixed an issue where standing near a DOTS Projectors would stop your sanity drain
  • Fixed a spot in the Willow bathroom where you could get stuck
  • Fixed some missing translations on the main menu
  • Fixed a few areas on Asylum where the ghost could get stuck behind the wall
  • Fixed an issue where you could hold the Tripod with a camera on during a hunt and not get chased
  • Fixed and improved the gamepad navigation on the Journal
  • Fixed an issue where you would get teleported back to the van if you went out of bounds
  • Fixed an issue where graphics options were not being applied to the dead processing effects
  • Fixed an issue where sensors positions would desync in multiplayer after being grabbed from a wall
  • Fixed an issue where walkie talkie player volumes were too loud
  • Fixed an issue where your voice chat microphone wouldn’t be set until you restarted the game
  • Fixed an issue where other players equipment in their inventory wouldn’t drop when they died
  • VR: Fixed an issue where teleport grab wouldn’t always grab objects
  • VR: Fixed an issue where it was hard to grab objects with teleport grab
  • VR: Fixed an issue where if you teleport grabbed a placed DOTS Projector it wouldn’t turn off
  • VR: Fixed grab rotations for the flashlights, cameras and smudge sticks
  • VR: Fixed an issue where where you could take a photo in the truck when the camera was off
  • VR: Fixed an issue where the Thermometer text was hard to read
  • VR: Fixed an issue where you couldn’t hear parabolic sounds if you held the parabolic microphone in your left hand


Those are all of the bug fixes, changes, and various updates made in the September 3rd patch for Phasmophobia! If you’re curious about other updates for a variety of games, be sure to check out the Patch Notes section of our website.

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