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How to fix Phasmophobia Failed to Connect to Steam Issue on PC

Phasmophobia Failed to Connect to Steam
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Phasmophobia is an online co-op psychological horror Kinectic Games. At the moment, the game is released as an Early Access title, so there are some technical issues. If you are on PC, and are running into the Phasmophobia Failed to Connect to steam issue, here is how you can fix it.

For three weeks straight, Phansmophobia has been the number one top seller, even during the Halloween sale. It has a peak player count of 112K according to Steamcharts which is massive for a game developed on such a small scale.

Phasmophobia Failed to Connect to Steam

If you are running into an issue, here Phasmophobia refused to connect to Steam, you can follow the steps below to fix that.

LAUNCH STEAM AS ADMIN

Try launching Steam client as Admin. To do this, follow the steps below.

  • Right-click on the Steam icon, and click Properties
  • Now, head into the Compatability tab
  • Here, check “Run this program as an administrator
  • Relaunch Steam

This is demonstrated below.

Phasmophobia Failed to Connect to Steam
How to run Steam as Admin

Linux Fix

Make sure your Proton settings are set to force steam to use the latest version of Proton.

While you are here, make sure you check out our other guides for the game as well.

PHASMOPHOBIA SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

To run the game on PC, you need the following specifications

MINIMUM

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64Bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 13 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Minimum Specs are for VR, lower specs may work for Non-VR.

RECOMMENDED

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64Bit
  • Processor: Intel i5-4590/AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or greater
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 15 GB available space

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