The Long Dark

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The Long Dark
The Long Dark cover
Developers
Hinterland
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 1, 2017[2]
macOS (OS X) August 1, 2017[2]
Linux August 1, 2017[2]
The Long Dark at Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Official website
Official forums

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GameStop
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Hinterland\TheLongDark\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Hinterland/The Long Dark/
Additional (Unity?) configuration files in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Hinterland/TheLongDark/
Configuration files appear to be encrypted.
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Hinterland\TheLongDark\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Hinterland/The Long Dark/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
FOV is Vert-. The latest updates broke ultrawide support[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
70-100° (horizontal). The FOV range will increase to 150 if the aspect ratio is greater than 2.5.[4]
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use -window-mode exclusive parameter for exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
No dedicated option. High and Ultra presets force AA.[5]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, music, and voice sliders.
Surround sound
Outputs 7.1 surround[8]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Mods[edit]

The Mod-Installer offers a user-friendly GUI for installing mods.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 Dual-Core 2 GHz Intel Core i7 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel 4xxx Series
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 555
1 GB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9.3 10.9.3
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 2.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 5000 Dedicated standalone GPU
1 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) SteamOS
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 Dual-Core 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Intel 4xxx Series
512 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.3p3[1]

References