Phasmophobia PS5, PSVR2 Release Date Delayed
The highly anticipated multiplayer horror game, Phasmophobia, was originally slated for release in August 2023. However, developer Kinetic Games has now confirmed a new release date, pushing it back to October. This delay is due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the developer’s control, but they are confident that the game will be ready just in time for Halloween.
Reasons Behind the Delay
Kinetic Games recently shared a message with the Phasmophobia community, expressing their gratitude for the support and excitement surrounding the console release. They explained that a fire incident in their office building, coupled with unexpected development issues, has significantly impacted their ability to test and develop the game.
The Development Team’s Message:
“Dear Phasmophobia Community,
First and foremost, we’d like to thank you all for your support and that you are just as excited as we are for the console release.
Due to a recent fire incident in our office building and unpredicted development issues, our ability to test and develop has been significantly impacted.”
In light of these challenges, Kinetic Games has made the difficult decision to delay the console release, which was originally planned for August. They have set their sights on a special launch during the week leading up to Halloween in October. This extra time will allow them to perfect and fine-tune the game, ensuring the best possible experience for players.
The development team expressed their appreciation for the community’s patience and understanding throughout this process, emphasizing how much it means to them. They eagerly look forward to bringing Phasmophobia to consoles.
Optional Cross-Play and Ghost Hunting
Kinetic Games has already confirmed that Phasmophobia on PS5 & PSVR2 will include optional cross-play functionality, allowing players on PC and Xbox Series to join in the frightful fun. This feature ensures that gamers can connect and enjoy the game together, regardless of their chosen platform.
In Phasmophobia, teams of four players work together to investigate paranormal activity in various locations. Armed with an array of ghost-hunting equipment, players must gather as much evidence as possible to unravel the mysteries and survive the supernatural encounters.