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The Long Dark Hotfixed to V1.42 [44062] on Steam

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Hello community,

We’ve just hotfixed The Long Dark to v1.42 [44062] to address some issues that surfaced after our REDUX Update. This hotfix is for Steam only. We are working on a hotfix for our other platforms and will release it as soon as possible. Please keep in mind that some platforms require a certification process before updates can be released.

NOTE: Please be aware there may be WINTERMUTE story spoilers in the changelist.

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You’ll find the complete changelist for the hotfix below.

CHANGELIST v1.42 [44062]

*[ALL] Fixed 'Suppress Discovery Text' setting being carried from WINTERMUTE into Survival Mode.
*[ALL] Fixed issue where gaining an Affliction during a Struggle was not saving the game.
*[ALL] Fixed scrollbar leaving a gap when scrolling to the bottom of the list in the Crafting menu, keeping some Crafting options hidden. 
*[ALL] Fixed being unable to light a Torch from a campfire.
*[WINTERMUTE] Fixed incorrect location text appearing when reloading the game indoors in Milton.
*[WINTERMUTE] Fixed arms clipping into camera during the Bear encounter at Carter Dam when FOV was set above 90.
*[WINTERMUTE] Removed deer carcass from the Survival Bowl sequence in Episode One that could cause a crash.
*[WINTERMUTE] Fixed Episode Two not starting correctly when a player walks beyond the Cave transition trigger at the end of Episode One.
*[WINTERMUTE] Fixed the Old Bear not rearing up before starting its attack when in the Bear Cave.
*[WINTERMUTE] Fixed Rifle not returning to player inventory at the end of What One Man Can Do mission in Episode Two.
*[WINTERMUTE] Fixed Bear becoming stuck in flee after stepping off a fallen tree adjacent to the Bear Spear in Episode Two.
*[SURVIVAL MODE] Fixed missing truck in Pleasant Valley.


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Wow! All three of three of the bugs I reported were fixed in less than 72 hours.

I’ve never known such a quick response.

I hope everyone at Hinterland has an enjoyable break over the holidays with friends and family.


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