The Long Dark

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  • Publisher: Hinterland Studio Inc.
  • Name: The Long Dark
  • Steam rating: 91% (80,315 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 hours

TOP 10%

260 ½+ hours

Total reviews


Total hours

9,160,494 ½

Time played by percentile

10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
Time played 4h 47m 13h 27m 37h 56m 104h 57m 260h 23m
Percentile Hours played
10th 4h 47m
25th 13h 27m
50th 37h 56m
75th 104h 57m
90th 260h 23m

The average time played for The Long Dark is 38 hours. Half of the players have played for more than 38 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 260 ½ hours.

Time played by rating

Total players Average TOP 10%
Positive review 73,326 40h 50m 41 268h 42m 268 ½
Negative review 6,989 12h 48m 13 150h 21m 150 ½
Total 80,315 114h 03m 114 37h 56m 38

The playtime of people enjoying this game is 41 hours.

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