Red Barrels News The Outlast Trials: Patch Notes & Announcements

May 28, 2024

Prime Time Patch Notes – New Update Out Now!


Greetings Reagents,

Prime Time is HERE and Sergeant Coyle and Mother Gooseberry are center stage! Featuring new Prime Asset abilities, this update may be the deadliest yet!

This update includes:

  • Starting with this update, Coyle and Gooseberry have new permanent special abilities
  • Introducing “Bleeding” a new gameplay mechanic, accompanied by “Bandages” a new item.
  • Fixes, balancing, and other improvements.


New Limited-Time Event: PRIME TIME

Prime Time Therapy prepares Reagents for a future dominated by contradictory cults of personality and clashing fundamentalist ideals. Participants can expect their psyche to face brutal and fundamental assault from both ends.

Prime Time runs from May 28th to June 18th 10am EDT (GMT -4)


New Variators:

  • PRIME TIME: Multiple Prime Assets are present in the same Trial.
  • BREAK THE TVs: Break all Prime Time televisions for additional Tokens.

Uncover the secrets of Prime Time by locating new evidence documents scattered throughout the Trials. Complete Trials in this Limited-Time Program to earn Prime Tokens to acquire exclusive event cosmetics. The amount of Prime Tokens awarded will depend on the difficulty of the Trial you complete.

  • As you complete Prime Time Trials you will unlock exclusive event cosmetics which you will then be able to purchase in your Reagent Cell.
    • Spend your Prime Time Tokens on the exclusive cosmetics you unlocked, which will be visible in your Cell (click on your bed) and Reagent (click on the mirror) customization menus.

You will have until June 25th at 10AM EDT to use your Prime Tokens on the cosmetics you unlocked during the event.


Exclusive Prime Time Rewards:

  • Spaceship Legendary Bundle
  • Space Lamp Epic Cell Item
  • Hypermodernist Television Epic Cell Item
  • Atomic Gun Epic Cell Item
  • Collector Astronaut Figure Cell Item
  • 2 Epic Cell Posters, and 1 Legendary Cell Poster
  • 2 Epic Cell Wallpapers
  • 2 Epic Cell Floors
  • 4 Common Reagent Bottoms, 4 Rare Reagent Bottoms, and 1 Epic Reagent Bottom
  • 4 Common Reagent Tops, 4 Rare Reagent Tops, and 1 Epic Reagent Top
  • 1 Pair of Night Vision Goggles
  • 1 Legendary Reagent Outfit
  • 5 Player Icons

Please be aware that Weekly Programs will be temporarily halted during the presence of Prime Time.


New Features

New Prime Assets upgrades

Gooseberry’s drill now causes bleeding.

  • Damage from Gooseberry now causes bleeding.
  • Bleeding: Causes damage over time. Can be interrupted by using Bandages.

Gooseberry over player after hitting them and causing the bleed effect.


Coyle’s electric baton now disables rigs.

  • Damage from Coyle now temporarily disables Rigs for 20 seconds.

Coyle after hitting player showcasing their rig short-circuiting, meaning it is no longer functional

New item: Bandages

  • Bandages can now be found scattered throughout the Trials.
  • Usage: Bandages stop bleeding and heal you by 50 HP.
    • Caution: Using bandages takes time, this may leave you exposed.
  • Adjustment: Large Medicine spawn rates have been reduced, they are now only found in Locked Containers.

Player unravelling bandage to use in order to stop bleeding and heal.


  • Reworked pause menu to display the group and options in one screen instead of on tabs.
  • Badge Menu is now a scrolling list instead of pages.
  • The terminal will now show a notification icon when something new is available.
  • Updated medical items:
    • Bandages: Heal 50hp, and resolve bleeding effect. High spawn rates.
    • Small Medicines: Same as current (heals 25hp). Medium spawn rates.
    • Large Medicines: Same as current (heals 100hp). Can now only be found in locked Medical Containers.
  • Amp “Hide and Restore” can be used to counter Coyle’s Rig Disabler.
  • Amp “Hide and Heal” can be used to counter Gooseberry’s Bleeding.
  • Amp “Invisible” has been adjusted so that enemies can still perceive the player when they are very close.
  • Fixed an issue where some enemies would appear invisible.
  • Fixed an issue where door traps and some other items would become invisible while using the X-Ray.
  • Fixed the rarity of the Toxic Shock poster.
  • Various fixes and improvements.

If you encounter any issues in-game, feel free to join our 18+ Official Outlast Discord Server and create a ticket to speak with our support team.

Catch you in the Sleep Room…

– The RB Team