Studio Wildcard Confirms ‘No Wipe’ Server Details, Rentable Console Servers at Launch

ARK: Survival Evolved is on the cusp of leaving its Early Access development and will hit full 1.0 release on August 8 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam! In anticipation of this milestone, developer Studio Wildcard is sharing some key news regarding servers and the upcoming Ragnarok content! First, Studio Wildcard reconfirmed its commitment to no server wipe – despite a recent rash of cheating and hacking within the game. In addition to continuing to operate the legacy servers, on launch date the studio will roll out a fresh…

Console versions of ARK: Survival Evolved Get New Dinos and Creatures in Today’s Update

he ceaselessly sleepless team at Studio Wildcard today released a new content update for ARK: Survival Evolved on Xbox One and PlayStation®4 that adds a bevy of new beasts, and two expansive underwater environments to explore. This new update brings the console versions of the massively popular survival game on-par with its PC version through v253, and includes two full-scale underwater caves that are progression oriented with artifacts, while unleashing five new creatures! The PlayStation®4 update also adds the “Procedurally Generated Maps” feature on-par with PC and Xbox One, which…

ARK Available Now on PlayStation 4

Studio Wildcard brings its dinosaur-infested islands to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system in Europe with today’s release of ARK: Survival Evolved. Developed in concert with porting partner Abstraction Games, this latest release in the multi-million selling ARK series, delivers to European PS4 fans the base game, the massive desert-themed expansion, ARK: Scorched Earth or buy them together for a discount in the awesome ARK: Survivor’s Pack! The ARK: Survivor’s Pack, available at €49.99 for a limited time until Spring 2017, gives PS4 players an up-to-date version of ARK: Survival…

ARK Coming to PS4 on December 6

Studio Wildcard announced today that its massively popular dinosaur survival game is coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system on December 6, 2016. Available in Europe as a standalone game or in a fantastic ARK: Survivor’s Pack, which includes both ARK: Survival Evolved, and the massive desert-themed expansion, ARK: Scorched Earth. The ARK: Survivor’s Pack, available for €49.99, gives PS4 players an up-to-date version of ARK: Survival Evolved that includes the previously released content, plus Scorched Earth — ARK’s first Expansion Pack. The Survivor’s Pack includes exclusive PS4 content…

ARK Turkey Trial 2 Launches on Steam – New Dinos and Steam Sale

Thanksgiving is upon us and the team at Studio Wildcard is ready to celebrate and give players a bounty of goodies!  Today launched the Turkey Trial 2 event in ARK: Survival Evolved for Steam PC/Mac/Linux where ARK’s biomes are now host to savage, blood-thirsty mutant Super Turkeys. Players can hunt these brutal birds of prey, harvesting their wishbones and using them to craft an event-exclusive ornamental “Chieftain Headdress”, or use their poultry-powered gains to summon the mighty DodoRex to do their bidding. This year’s Turkey Trial will feature something all…

ARK: Survival Evolved Reveals Upcoming TEK Tier

Studio Wildcard, the studio that never sleeps, unveiled today a game-changing content update coming soon to the dinosaur survival adventure ARK: Survival Evolved on Steam and Xbox One. Revealed as part of the December cover feature with PC Gamer magazine, the TEK Tier update is endgame content in ARK’s crafting system that rewards hard-working players with awesome sci-fi armor, weapons, structures and gear. The TEK Tier will put players in power armor granting them advanced abilities, and add powerful TEK saddles with mounted energy weapons to the capabilities of some…

ARK Expands on Xbox One With New Dinos, Story Chests and More

Studio Wildcard updated its popular survival-adventure game ARK: Survival Evolved on Xbox One today with an arsenal of highly anticipated dinos, mechanics and features. Three new creatures, the prey-grabbing Kaprosuchus, the boulder-tossing Chalicotherium, and the oxygen-giving Diplocaulus join the fray, while the ARK “Explorer Note” System finds its way into both the main Island and ARK: Scorched Earth. Survivors also can now wield their weapons when mount-riding smaller dinos. Found within 130 treasure chests and available now, the Explorer Notes contain the stories of actual inhabitants who have previously lived…

Celebrate Halloween with ARK Fear Evolved 2

“Beware all ye who wander in the swamps of the Jurassic, for the dead have returned for the marrow in your bones!” said the ancient DodoWyvern. Yes, it’s All Saints Day, the Day of the Dead, Halloween! And before you know it, Studio Wildcard’s ARK: Survival Evolved will transform from a humid, leafy jungle into a dark, eerie landscape teeming with dino skeletons, overgrown pumpkin patches, and Halloween festivities. Prepare for the ultimate Dino-Ween event, Fear Evolved 2! For those uninitiated with ARK: Survival Evolved, the popular survival-adventure game is…

ARK: Survival Evolved Offers Procedurally Generated Maps, Story Chests, New Dinos

Studio Wildcard updated its popular survival-adventure game ARK: Survival Evolved today with an arsenal of highly anticipated dinos, mechanics and features — but the most significant addition wasn’t standard procedure. By introducing procedurally generated maps into ARK’s already huge geographical landscape, Studio Wildcard gives Survivors infinite choices to generate random ARKs (maps) and to tailor them to their liking. Players can determine a myriad of landscape options from the heights of mountains, depths of valleys, and the number of lakes, rivers or oceans, to the kinds of each biomes they…

Studio Wildcard Announces Nvidia Ansel Photo Contest

Studio Wildcard announced today its first NVIDIA Ansel Photography Contest. This weekly screenshot competition asks players to take in-game photographs from either ARK: Survival Evolved or its new desert themed expansion pack ARK: Scorched Earth using NVIDIA Ansel, and meet the category requirements listed below. As announced last week, ARK: Survival Evolved and its Scorched Earth Expansion Pack now include support for NVIDIA Ansel — a revolutionary new way to capture in-game shots. Simply start the game with Ansel enabled and hit “Alt+F2” to start capturing your favorite shots! Winners…