Some Windows users may find they encounter a black screen upon transitioning past the opening disclaimer. Since The Long Dark utilizes Windows codecs, downloading the latest Windows Media Pack should resolve this problem.
To install this optional feature please navigate to Settings > Apps > Apps and Features > Optional Features > Add a Feature
Find and enable the Media Feature Pack in the list of available Optional Features.
*Note, you will not be prompted to restart your computer, but you must restart in order to successfully complete installation of the Media Feature Pack.*
Alternatively, the feature pack and instructions on how to install it can be found here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/mediafeaturepack