Survival sandbox The Long Dark has just been updated, adding a brand new region called Desolation Point, “a stretch of coastal highway pockmarked with the abandoned remnants of a formerly thriving whaling industry.”
That's not all, it's a pretty wide-ranging update. A number of features stand out; you can now place items in the world, metal forging has been added, and the weather system has received a major overhaul.
“We've also updated the Weather system,” explains developer Hinterland, “to allow for longer and smoother transitions in and out of weather states. We also telegraph bad weather (like blizzards) more, so you can begin to prepare yourself. Weather transitions now occur in patterns, so that you can gradually learn to "read" the weather. Keep in mind that there are multiple weather patterns for each weather type, and that weather patterns change from region to region.”
You can read over the fullThe developer has also released a feature rundown video for the Desolation Point update, which you can check out below.