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Escape from Tarkov is a realistic and hardcore first-person shooter and survival video game. The developers recently released the update to version with fixes for some of the known bugs.

For instance, the update fixed the duplication or stuttering of some sounds with binaural audio enabled and incorrect conditions that were required to be fulfilled for unlocking customization options in Ragman.


However, some players are still facing other issues with the gameplay.

Escape from Tarkov invisible PMC bug

According to reports (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9), multiple players are facing an issue where the other person or character is invisible to them in the game.

A gamer says that some players are completely invisible to them and hence they cannot hear a bullet, or a shot being fired towards them. Due to this, their opponents are able to kill them instantly.

Another player claims that the bug makes it difficult to play even a single raid match as a team cannot even see their own squad members throughout the match. This makes some even question the point of playing the game.

The glitch makes the gameplay unfair for some.

Escpae from Tarkov - issue - 1

The game is already hard enough(not a bad thing) without having to worry about a player that you can’t see or hear. This should’ve been fixed the day it started. Please fix this!

@bstategames @tarkov pls fix the invisible pmc problem. And I don’t mean haxx, I mean netcode problems (or what it is) that does make pmc’s invisible 🙁

The invisible PMC bug is said to have popped up once again after a recent update. Gamers are frustrated and annoyed because of the persistent issue.

Players are requesting the developers to fix this annoying bug so that they can fairly battle their opponents.

An Escape from Tarkov forum moderator says that the concern has already been raised with the developers and that the issue is being worked on. It was also stated that the bug would be fixed in the upcoming update.


We do hope that Battlestate Games soon acknowledges and fixes the issue.

That said, we’ll keep an eye on the invisible PMC issue affecting Escape from Tarkov players and update this article accordingly.

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Featured image source: Escape from Tarkov.

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