The next chapter of Wintermute, The Long Dark’s story mode, releases October 22, 2019, developer Hinterland Games (@HinterlandGames) has announced.
This new story, entitled Chapter 3: Crossroads Elegy will present the events from Astrid’s point of view, the other main character who crashes in your plane with you at the start of the game.
In a blog post on Hinterland’s site, Game Director Raphael van Lierop (@RaphLife) state, “I don’t expect all of you to like it. But it’s a story that is true to the world of The Long Dark, true to Astrid, and I believe, also true to the world we live in today.”
Check out some haunting screenshots:
The blog post also announced a new feature entitled TIMECAPSULE, where players will be able to access all 15 major Steam builds of The Long Dark to see how the game has progressed over the past 5 years since it’s release in Early Access in 2014.
The blog post also details some interesting statistics about The Long Dark including how many copies its sold, number of words in the game and other fun stuff like that. Go give it a read if you’re curious!