The Long Dark story continues with Episode 4 in October

Splendid snowy survival sandbox The Very long Darkish will launch the significantly-expected fourth episode of its tale campaign on the 6th of Oct, developers Hinterland Studio have declared. Named ‘Fury, Then Silence’, episode 4 of the ‘Wintermute’ campaign sees 1 of our protagonists captured by murderers sheltering from the bizarre superfreeze in a prison sophisticated. Have a peek at that in the new trailer down below.

“A murderous gang of convicts has captured Mackenzie,” Hinterland described yesterday. “Desperate to escape a person of the darkest corners of Great Bear Island, he need to by some means survive his fiercest enemy yet. Can Mackenzie recuperate the Hardcase, carry on his look for for Astrid, and also preserve the innocents caught up in this fatal confrontation?”

Hinterland beforehand explained the episode functions an hour of narrative cinematics, in excess of 40 minutes of new songs, and about 7-10 hrs of play. You will find your numbers for you.

Wintermute has been a extensive time in the making. The initially episode arrived in May well 2017 and the second that August, to lukewarm receptions. Unhappy, Hinterland went again and reworked the two. On their arrival in December 2018, John Walker (RPS in peace) hailed them as “the game I would desperately required right before”. Then episode 3 followed in Oct 2019.

A screenshot of The Long Dark's aurora.
Pretty vibes.

Just after the eventual episode 5, ah, who is familiar with what is upcoming. In a dev diary in March, large cheese Raphael van Lierop publicly pondered what may be up coming for Hinterland and The Prolonged Darkish, and asked for suggestions from fans.

“We usually are not committing to anything at all outside of Episode 5, but dependent on how passionately you want us to preserve growing The Lengthy Dark, and presented we can make it perform from a business enterprise point of view, we are open up to considering a wide variety of items,” he explained. “We adore The Prolonged Darkish as a great deal as any person, and would really like to see it continue to expand and flourish into the potential. For us, it is really additional than a game. For me, I still want to drive forward and demonstrate that Hinterland is the field leader in developing considerate survival experiences.”

The Extensive Dark is on Steam as effectively as PS4, Xbone, and Change. It truly is a person of the finest survival video games, according to us.