With the latest Exposition update, developer Kinetic Games has introduced two new ghosts, new equipment, and more in Phasmophobia. “While you’ve been gone, we’ve taken the time to upgrade all of your gear. It’s been improved in every aspect and some of it has received new functionality. We’ve also had several reports of new paranormal entities emerging from haunted locations. We need you to check them out as soon as possible,” the developer said on Steam.
Phasmophobia’s long awaited August Update “Exposition” will be released TONIGHT at 7PM BST.
— Phasmophobia (@KineticGame) August 26, 2021
Players will now encounter the Goryo and Myling in the game, the DOTS Projector has been introduced to find new evidence types, parabolic microphone can now be aimed towards the ghost to hear “paranormal sounds”, electronic equipment now alerts the ghost of player position, and Hunts will now affect all electronic equipment with new sounds and visuals.
Moreover, this update has brought new visuals and effects for all equipment (except Sound Sensor) and new post-processing effects for players and CCTV.
Sprint changes, gameplay changes, and bug fixes in Phasmophobia
Apart from two new ghosts, the Sprint feature has been reworked and a couple of gameplay changes have been introduced. Players walking speed has been increased and they can now sprint with an increased speed for 3 seconds with 5-second recharge and the acceleration of ghosts when they spot a player has also been increased.
Additionally, the tutorial has been updated, lighting has been improved, and adjustments have been made to the UI and visuals of the game. There are many more changes and bug fixes that you can read in the patch notes.