The Long Dark

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  • Publisher: Hinterland Studio Inc.
  • Name: The Long Dark
  • Steam rating: 91% (77,030 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%

249+ hours

Total reviews


Total hours


Time played by percentile

10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
Time played 4h 37m 12h 58m 36h 42m 100h 59m 248h 54m
Percentile Hours played
10th 4h 37m
25th 12h 58m
50th 36h 42m
75th 100h 59m
90th 248h 54m

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 249 hours.

Time played by rating

Total players Average TOP 10%
Positive review 70,305 39h 22m 39 ½ 256h 59m 257
Negative review 6,725 12h 38m 12 ½ 149h 54m 150
Total 77,030 109h 20m 109 ½ 36h 42m 36 ½

The playtime of people enjoying this game is 39 ½ hours.

Gamers that leave a negative review for The Long Dark, play 12 ½ hours before doing so.