The Long Dark

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  • Publisher: Hinterland Studio Inc.
  • Name: The Long Dark
  • Steam rating: 91% (83,113 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

38 ½ hours

TOP 10%

266+ hours

Total reviews


Total hours

9,694,922 ½

Time played by percentile

10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
Time played 4h 52m 13h 37m 38h 26m 106h 38m 265h 49m
Percentile Hours played
10th 4h 52m
25th 13h 37m
50th 38h 26m
75th 106h 38m
90th 265h 49m

The average time played for The Long Dark is 38 ½ hours. Half of the players have played for more than 38 ½ hours.

90% of the players, played this game for 5 hours or more.

The top 10% most passionate players have played The Long Dark for more than 266 hours.

Time played by rating

Total players Average TOP 10%
Positive review 75,889 41h 26m 41 ½ 274h 48m 275
Negative review 7,224 12h 54m 13 150h 03m 150
Total 83,113 116h 39m 116 ½ 38h 26m 38 ½

The playtime of people enjoying this game is 41 ½ hours.

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