The Long Dark
The Long Dark

The Long Dark

The Long Dark Hotfixed to v1.88 [69021]

We’ve released our v1.88 Hotfix for The Long Dark. If you encounter any issues while playing the game please visit our Support Portal. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter (Game | Studio). ***** THE LONG DARK v1.88 (69021) CHANGELIST GENERAL Removed the ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER artwork from Main Menu. Users are no longer able to load DW saves via the Challenge menu. Fixed an issue that would allow player...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to v1.87 [68142]

We’ve released our v1.87 Hotfix for the ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER event. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. A big part of any of these events is player participation and we would love to hear about your experience playing ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER in our event subforum. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and...

ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER Now Live!!!

Something is hunting survivors in The Long Dark and it’s not just the game’s usual wildlife. Running from October 29th to November 12th The Long Dark players will be stalked by a mysterious entity in our latest Halloween Event: ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER. As you’re playing the event feel free to talk about it and share your best survival times on our forums, or on social media using the hashtag #DARKWALKER. To help you survive fo...

Dev Diary – October 2020

Hello everyone, With the Switch launch behind us, I wanted to update you on our activities around THE LONG DARK for the remainder of this year. NEW EVENT: ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER (October 29th - November 12th) This year’s Halloween event, ESCAPE THE DARKWALKER, is different from what we’ve done in the past. In broad strokes: In an endless night, you are stalked by an invisible, malevolent entity bent on your destruction. Keep ...

TRUE SURVIVAL COMES TO NINTENDO SWITCH

After a long slow-burn development process, we’re happy to announce that The Long Dark is now available on Nintendo Switch! For the first time ever, you can take The Long Dark with you wherever your own exploration takes you, with all of Great Bear Island in your hands and all the experiences contained in the WINTERMUTE Story Mode, as well as our award-winning Survival Mode. Whether you’re sitting at your desk, on your couch...

Dev Diary – August 2020

Hello community, Apologies that it’s been a while since you last heard from me. 2020 has been a pretty tough year so far. I have a feeling that most of you will agree. The great news is that everyone at Hinterland continues to be healthy -- no COVID! We’re thrilled about this. So that’s one really positive thing and I try to focus on that. We’re also happy that despite things being pretty upside down, we were still able to r...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to v1.83 [64569]

We’ve released our v1.83 (64569) Hotfix for WINTER'S EMBRACE. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. Thank you to everyone who took part in our first ever Summer Seasonal Event. We hope that you enjoyed struggling to survive in the frosty cold of WINTER’S EMBRACE.  A big part of any of these events is player participation and we would love to hear about your experience playin...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to v1.82 [64400]

We’ve released our v1.82 (64400) Hotfix for WINTER'S EMBRACE. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter (Game | Studio). ***** THE LONG DARK v1.82 (64400) CHANGELIST GENERAL FIXES Fixed an issue that caused the Disclaimer at launch to appear in the...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to v1.81 [64098]

We’ve released our v1.81 (64098) Hotfix for WINTER'S EMBRACE. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter (Game | Studio). ***** THE LONG DARK v1.81 (64098) CHANGELIST KNOWN ISSUES GENERAL FIXES Disabled Save performance improvements as they caused s...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to v1.80 [63997]

We’ve released our v1.80 (63997) Hotfix for WINTER'S EMBRACE to turn off Cabin Fever for players while participating in the Event. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter (Game | Studio). ***** THE LONG DARK v1.80 (63997) CHANGELIST GENERAL FIXES...

Will You Survive WINTER’S EMBRACE?

Hello players, We’re excited to share our new month-long event in The Long Dark. Running from 10am Pacific on Monday June 29th, and lasting until July 31st at 10am PST, WINTER’S EMBRACE makes the harsh Winter environment of Great Bear Island even harsher, with: Average world temperature is reduced by 10 degrees Celsius Interior temperatures are reduced by 10 degrees Celsius More frequent, and longer-lasting Blizzards And sin...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to V1.78 [62973]

We’ve released our v1.78 Hotfix for FEARLESS NAVIGATOR. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter (Game | Studio). ***** THE LONG DARK v1.78 (62973) CHANGELIST GENERAL FIXES When spraying a Marker with Spray Paint, after shooting a Wolf, the spraye...

Statement from Hinterland in Support of Black Lives Matter

At Hinterland, we value the diversity of our community of millions across the world. We also value the diversity of the game industry, and the strength of our medium to represent different points of view. We look on in pain at the current violence erupting against Black people across the United States, and also reflect on the racism that exists in our own country. We acknowledge that it isn’t enough to simply not be racist. ...

The Long Dark Returns to GeForce Now

I believe that creators must be the custodians of their own content, and that developers should be able to determine for themselves which platforms their games are experienced on. In fact, I strongly believe that the continued vibrancy of the independent games industry depends on us being masters of our own destiny. Back in March I decided to remove The Long Dark from NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW game streaming platform, as I disagr...

The Long Dark Hotfixed to V1.77 [62748]

We’ve released our v1.77 Hotfix for FEARLESS NAVIGATOR. If you encounter any issues while playing The Long Dark please visit our Support Portal. To stay up-to-date with news and information about The Long Dark and Hinterland, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Twitter (Game | Studio). ***** THE LONG DARK v1.77 (62748) CHANGELIST KNOWN ISSUES We’re currently investigating an issue that results in some locations not a...