WILL YOU ANSWER THE CALL?
Experience the Quiet Apocalypse™
from a whole new point of view.
Building on the award-winning survival gameplay that has elevated The Long Dark to "the pinnacle of an entire genre" (Wired Magazine), Episode Three: CROSSROADS ELEGY puts players in the role of Dr. Astrid Greenwood.
Continue the story of WINTERMUTE, brave the wilds of Pleasant Valley, uncover local mysteries and rescue lost survivors as you navigate treacherous blizzards and face devious Timberwolves, always while searching for signs of Mackenzie and the route to Perseverance Mills.
When you face the savage wilderness of The Long Dark and you're the only thing that stands between death and survival, will you answer the call?
The episodic story-mode for The Long Dark, WINTERMUTE, currently includes three of the five episodes that form its Season One. The Episodes build on The Long Dark's award-winning survival sandbox gameplay with a thoughtful narrative experience that explores the history, and current mysteries, of Great Bear Island, as survivors there come to terms with the Quiet Apocalypse.
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
Mackenzie’s search for Astrid takes him deeper into the savage Winter wilderness. A mysterious trapper may be the key to finding Astrid, but can he be trusted?
EPISODE THREE: CROSSROADS ELEGY
In the aftermath of events in Milton, an enigmatic stranger rescues Dr. Astrid Greenwood (player character) from near death. Facing the blizzards of Pleasant Valley, Astrid must bring all her skills as a doctor to bear on the survivors she encounters. But will she find Mackenzie, and get closer to the mystery that's taking them to Perseverance Mills?
The first three episodes of WINTERMUTE represent approximately 25 hours of narrative-focused survival gameplay. Episodes Four and Five are included in the price of the game, and will be unlocked for free as they are released.
Features performances by Jennifer Hale, Mark Meer, and David Hayter, and the music of Cris Velasco.
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