The Long Dark Gets Launch Trailer Ahead of This Week’s Release

Hinterland Studio Inc. has released a new trailer for its open world survival game, The Long Dark, ahead of its release this week. The video above offers an overview of the game’s story mode called Wintermute.

Here’s an official description:

Imagine the lights go out, never to return. Bright aurora flare across the sky, and all humanity’s technological might is laid to waste, neutralized in a kind of quiet apocalypse. Everything that has shielded humanity from the disinterested power of Mother Nature is suddenly wrenched from us, dropping us a few links down the food chain. Food and water are scarce. The roads are no longer safe. And winter approaches… 

Welcome to The Long Dark —an immersive survival simulation set in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. Experience a unique first-person survival simulation that will force you to think and push you to your limits with its thought-provoking gameplay.

The first two episodes of The Long Dark‘s Wintermute will release on Tuesday, August 1. The remaining three episodes will be out sometime later this year and early 2018.