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Phasmophobia is Releasing on Xbox One/Series, PlayStation 5/VR2 this August

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Story Highlights

  • Phasmophobia’s Early Access is set to extend to Xbox One Series X | S, PlayStation 5, and PlayStationVR2 in August.
  • The console version will launch with the Progression 2.0 update and will receive regular updates along with the PC version.
  • The game will include optional crossplay across all platforms, with an identifying icon displayed on player’s ID card.

The co-op psychological horror game, Phasmophobia, is extending its reach to console gamers. The game will enter Early Access for Xbox One Series X | S, PlayStation 5, and PlayStationVR2 this August. Although an exact release date has not been confirmed, the development team encourages players to stay tuned for more detailed information in the upcoming weeks.

Phasmophobia is a team-based online game, where up to four players can collaborate to investigate paranormal activity. Armed with various ghost-hunting tools, teams must gather evidence while navigating the game’s psychologically terrifying environment.

Features and Updates

The console launch of Phasmophobia will be accompanied by the Progression 2.0 update. This indicates that the developers are committed to regularly updating the console versions in sync with the PC version, ensuring content and bug fixes are distributed consistently across all platforms.

In terms of player interactions, the development team has confirmed that the reporting and banning system will function cross-platform. Players will also be able to block others from their journal, which will mute the blocked players until they are unblocked.

One noteworthy addition to Phasmophobia’s console version is the optional crossplay feature. This will allow players from different platforms to interact and team up for their ghost investigations. Players will be able to identify their teammates’ platform via an icon displayed on their ID card.

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The development team shared their anticipation for welcoming a new community of console gamers into their ghost-hunting world, keeping the horror alive and thriving across multiple platforms.

Written by Shaun Savage

Shaun Savage is the founder and editor-in-chief of Video Gaming. He has been covering and writing about video games for over 9 years. He is a 2013 graduate of the Academy of Art University with an A.A. in Web Design and New Media. In his off-time, he enjoys playing video games, watching bad movies, and spending time with his family.