The Long Dark

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  • Publisher: Hinterland Studio Inc.
  • Name: The Long Dark
  • Steam rating: 91% (68,561 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

35 ½ hours

TOP 10%

238 ½+ hours

Total reviews

68,561

Total hours

7,163,836 ½

Time played by percentile

10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
Time played 4h 27m 12h 30m 35h 36m 97h 18m 238h 44m
Percentile Hours played
10th 4h 27m
25th 12h 30m
50th 35h 36m
75th 97h 18m
90th 238h 44m

The average time played for The Long Dark is 35 ½ hours. Half of the players have played for more than 35 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 238 ½ hours.

Time played by rating

Total players Average TOP 10%
Positive review 62,583 38h 03m 38 246h 33m 246 ½
Negative review 5,978 12h 32m 12 ½ 143h 58m 144
Total 68,561 104h 29m 104 ½ 35h 36m 35 ½

The playtime of people enjoying this game is 38 hours.

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

Time played by culture

Total players Average TOP 10%
Russian 26,369 41h 50m 42 314h 12m 314
Russian 14,618 32h 37m 32 ½ 177h 27m 177 ½
Simplified Chinese 8,706 29h 30m 29 ½ 183h 20m 183 ½
English 5,211 26h 52m 27 127h 04m 127
Spanish 2,109 40h 11m 40 298h 49m 299
German 1,936 47h 22m 47 ½ 324h 33m 324 ½
Spanish 1,439 38h 06m 38 232h 40m 232 ½
French 1,427 47h 18m 47 ½ 277h 25m 277 ½
Thai 1,363 37h 55m 38 221h 30m 221 ½
Brazilian 1,135 28h 51m 29 190h 03m 190
Spanish 814 38h 22m 38 ½ 193h 01m 193
Russian 665 36h 21m 36 ½ 234h 07m 234
English 579 27h 43m 27 ½ 209h 52m 210
English 517 29h 16m 29 ½ 146h 52m 147
Swedish 421 75h 53m 76 477h 34m 477 ½
Latin American Spanish 315 24h 27m 24 ½ 123h 35m 123 ½
French 309 46h 47m 47 274h 04m 274
Hungarian 189 39h 12m 39 227h 59m 228
Norwegian 132 32h 37m 32 ½ 262h 41m 262 ½
Portuguese 73 23h 14m 23 133h 28m 133 ½
Swedish 72 13h 54m 14 78h 14m 78
Simplified Chinese 49 23h 16m 23 ½ 304h 24m 304 ½
Romanian 34 15h 26m 15 ½ 125h 15m 125 ½
Bulgarian 31 22h 43m 22 ½ 313h 04m 313
Spanish 16 46h 24m 46 ½ 188h 14m 188
Russian 15 76h 42m 76 ½ 146h 34m 146 ½
English 12 15h 36m 15 ½ 48h 17m 48 ½
Brazilian 5 62h 30m 62 ½ 113h 58m 114
Total 68,561 104h 29m 104 ½ 35h 36m 35 ½

The average playtime for Russian reviewers is 134 ½ hours.

14,618 of the reviews are in Russian. They have an average playtime of 32 ½ hours.