The Long Dark

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  • Publisher: Hinterland Studio Inc.
  • Name: The Long Dark
  • Steam rating: 91% (70,567 reviews)
  • Genre: Strategy, Indie, Adventure

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. Welcome to the Quiet Apocalypse.

Average playtime

36 ½ hours

TOP 10%

247+ hours

Total reviews


Total hours

7,597,655 ½

Time played by percentile

10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
Time played 4h 35m 12h 49m 36h 31m 100h 17m 247h 09m
Percentile Hours played
10th 4h 35m
25th 12h 49m
50th 36h 31m
75th 100h 17m
90th 247h 09m

The average time played for The Long Dark is 36 ½ hours. Half of the players have played for more than 36 ½ hours.

90% of the players, played this game for 4 ½ hours or more.

The top 10% most passionate players have played The Long Dark for more than 247 hours.

Time played by rating

Total players Average TOP 10%
Positive review 64,390 39h 06m 39 255h 02m 255
Negative review 6,177 12h 47m 13 149h 49m 150
Total 70,567 107h 40m 107 ½ 36h 31m 36 ½

The playtime of people enjoying this game is 39 hours.

Gamers that leave a negative review for The Long Dark, play 13 hours before doing so.