The Long Dark 'Errant Pilgrim' update adds new region and ammunition enhancements

The Long Dark
The Long Dark (Image credit: Hinterland Games)

What you need to know

  • The Long Dark is an intense survival game set in Canada.
  • The next update called "Errant Pilgrim" adds a new region and enhances ammunition.
  • The Ammunition Workbench may be the other biggest change.
  • You can buy The Long Dark for $35 on Amazon (opens in new tab).

The Long Dark pits players against the wilderness in icy northern Canada amid unnaturally cold weather. After crash-landing, you're tasked with surviving the harsh realities of mother nature, fighting against the cold and wild animals as you hunt, fish, and generally try to stay alive. In addition to its signature survival mode, The Long Dark offers episodic content where you have to make tough decisions that impact other characters.

Today, developer Hinterland Games announced the next update to the game. "Errant Pilgrim" not only adds a new region, but brings plenty of tweaks to keep you coming back for more. You can take a look at everything coming to the game soon in the video below.

Errant Pilgrim seems to focus on weapons this time around. It'll focus on gunsmithing and introduce items like Ammunition Workbench. Players have been asking for this for a while now so it's great to see that it's been added to the game.

Do you play The Long Dark? What do you think of the game? Let us know.

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Asher Madan

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