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.
The episodic story-mode for The Long Dark WINTERMUTE launches with two of the five episodes that form its Season One.
- EPISODE ONE – Do Not Go Gentle
Bush pilot Will Mackenzie (player character) and Dr. Astrid Greenwood are separated after their plane crashes deep in the Northern Canadian wilderness in the aftermath of a mysterious flash of light in the sky. Struggling to survive as he desperately searches for Astrid Mackenzie comes across the small town of Milton where he begins to understand the scope of this quiet apocalypse.
- EPISODE TWO – Luminance Fugue
Mackenzies search for Astrid takes him deep