‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Gets Big Dino TLC Update With T-Rex Roar That Makes You Poop Plus A Creative Mode

ARK: Survival Evolved on the PC received a major update Saturday that brings a graphical and ability refresh to a handful of creatures plus a major balance update to other dinosaurs. The developers at Studio Wildcard have also added a long-requested creative mode to allow players to build and craft to their heart’s content. PC […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox Play Anywhere Sort Of Playable On Windows 10 But Not Officially Released Yet

The Xbox Play Anywhere version of ARK: Survival Evolved was supposed to be officially released to the Windows Store Thursday for Windows 10 PCs after nearly a year of delays. The open-world survival title can be download and played, but there are some issues with it that keep it from being an official release. Windows […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved – Aberration’ Expansion Released, Xbox Play Anywhere Pushed To Thursday

ARK: Survival Evolved players on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC have a strange new ARK to explore and survive. Studio Wildcard released the Aberration DLC expansion Tuesday that ventures into the caverns of a malfunctioning ARK. Meanwhile, the Xbox Play Anywhere release sees another slight delay as the Windows 10 release has been […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Aberration And Play Anywhere Get New Release Dates

The second ARK: Survival Evolved expansion, Aberration, received a new release date for the second time on Wednesday. Developer Studio Wildcard also announced another new release date for the Windows 10 Play Anywhere release of the open-world survival title, with a few caveats, plus the first new release date for the turret overhaul. Aberration The […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Turret Change Controversy Begets More Changes

ARK: Survival Evolved has struggled with performance since its initial Steam Early Access launch in 2015. Studio Wildcard announced planned changes over the weekend that reduce the number of turrets in an effort to improve the open-world survival game’s performance and quickly caused a backlash in the process. This prompted the developer to promise a […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox One Update Brings Server Rentals And Xbox One X Enhancements

ARK: Survival Evolved players on the Xbox One can finally rent their own private servers. Studio Wildcard dropped a huge update Monday to the open-world survival title for Microsoft’s console that fixes a handful of issues but more importantly adds server rentals and Xbox One X enhancements. Xbox One owners will want to plan their […]

Aberration Expansion For ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Delayed, Structures Plus Mod Being Built Into Main Game

ARK: Survival Evolved players looking ahead to the release of the Aberration expansion pack will have to wait a little longer. Studio Wildcard announced that the second expansion to the open-world survival game will be delayed for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC during a Twitch livestream from TwitchCon. However, the developers did have […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox One X Enhancements Finalized, The Tether Is Sticking Around

The Xbox One X is due out in less than a month and ARK: Survival Evolved is on the list of games that will be enhanced. Studio Wildcard confirmed the resolution and framerate options that will be available for the open-world survival title for the new console in a community post early Saturday morning. Unfortunately, […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox Server Rental In Late October, Play Anywhere Now Waits For November

ARK: Survival Evolved players on the Xbox One received a bit of disappointing news Friday. Studio Wildcard announced that the long-awaited server rental option has been pushed to the end of October, plus the even longer-awaited Play Anywhere and Cross Play support has been delayed even further out. PlayStation 4 owners have had the ability […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Second Expansion, ‘Aberration,’ Coming In October To PC And Consoles

ARK: Survival Evolved is still going through official launch growing pains, but that didn’t stop Studio Wildcard from announcing the open-world survival game’s second expansion Friday at PAX West in a Twitch livestream. Aberration is coming in October for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC with an all new map, creatures, items, and adventures for […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Officially Launches On PC And Consoles, How To Unlock Ragnarok Map

ARK: Survival Evolved officially launched for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC Tuesday after two years of early access. Studio Wildcard’s ever expanding open-world playground filled with dinosaurs and danger is now considered a full game and it comes with a new map called Ragnarok that will need to be unlocked in single-player. New […]

‘ARK’ Official Launch Trailer Reveals Phoenix And Otter, Xbox One/Win 10 Cross-Play Delayed Slightly

After two years in Early Access, the official launch of ARK: Survival Evolved is just five days away. Studio Wildcard shared a new trailer from Gamescom Thursday along with revealing the addition of two new creatures, a new weapon, and a tease of the end-game content. Meanwhile, the promised Windows 10 version to allow PC […]

Almost 1,000 ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Servers Being Taken Down And Repurposed For Official Launch

Studio Wildcard previously promised it would take down low population ARK: Survival Evolved official servers and re-purpose them for the official launch of the game due next week. The makers of the open-world survival game have published the hit list of the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 servers that will be taken down, and […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox One X Version Getting 1440p/4K Resolution Options, Dropping Tether [Update]

Studio Wildcard previously announced that ARK: Survival Evolved would run at 1080p and up to 60 frames per second (fps) on the Xbox One X. Studio Co-Founder and Lead Developer Jeremy Stieglitz revealed a new set of resolution and frame rate specs for the new console Friday. He also confirmed the much-despised tether used when […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PC Update Puts Limits On Tribes And Tamed Dinos, Lets You Tame Snakes

Studio Wildcard is still in bug fix mode for ARK: Survival Evolved but released a new PC patch Wednesday that adds some interesting new things. The open-world survival game’s giant snakes can be tamed now plus the free Ragnarok map gets a major expansion. The developers also added some welcome quality of life improvements for […]

No ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Server Wipe At Launch, Here’s What You Need To Know

The illicit duplication of items and tamed dinosaurs has become a major issue in ARK: Survival Evolved leading up to its August 8 official release. Studio Wildcard has wavered on its decision not to wipe existing official servers at launch, and the developer came up with a split decision Wednesday. The studio will go with […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PC Hosted Servers For PS4 And Xbox One Plus Ragnarok Map Coming At Launch

Console players of ARK: Survival Evolved received two important confirmations for the open-world dinosaur survival game Wednesday. Studio Wildcard announced PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners would be able to host their own PC-based private servers at the official August 8 launch. Additionally, the recently delayed Ragnarok free map will also be released when the […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Ragnarok Map Delayed For PS4 And Xbox As PC Gets Another Patch

ARK: Survival Evolved players on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hoping to see the new Ragnarok map were hit with a second delay Monday. Studio Wildcard made the announcement along with details on the PS4’s long-awaited update while also releasing a brand-new patch full of fixes for the PC. Ragnarok Delay The Ragnarok official […]

Recent ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Updates Hit Xbox One, New Crafting Skill Plus Lots Of Bug Fixes And More

ARK: Survival Evolved for the Xbox One received a major update late Friday that combines the last two PC patches into one. This brings a huge list of bug fixes to the open-world dinosaur survival game along with some significant changes like a new skill for crafting and one-time re-spec of all characters, a new […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PC Patch Brings New Sabertooth And Ton Of Fixes, Console Update Pushed To Next Week

Studio Wildcard is still furiously cleaning up around ARK: Survival Evolved. A new PC patch dropped Friday morning with a huge list of fixes and tweaks. Some of the more interesting changes include a new Sabertooth model, the addition of the Tek Trough, and the reduction of the cost to use some Tek structures. ARK: […]

Giant ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Patch Fixes Tons Of Issues Before Official Release

Studio Wildcard is gearing up for ARK: Survival Evolved‘s exit from Steam. The developer dropped a massive PC patch Thursday containing nearly 200 fixes and improvements to the open-world survival game, which comes with a respec of all characters, new music, and a huge host of animal tweaks. ARK: Survival Evolved patch 259.0 is available […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Official Release Coming August, New Free Map Released, And Two Expansions Planned

Studio Wildcard appeared on Twitch’s E3 2017 livestream Monday with a host of announcements for ARK: Survival Evolved for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The big news is the open-world dinosaur survival game finally has a release date and is getting a Collectors Edition. Additionally, a fourth map was just released to the PC […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Getting ‘Epic’ Graphics Upgrade For Xbox One X, Play Anywhere Confirmed Again

Studio Wildcard continued to tease an official launch announcement for ARK: Survival Evolved Sunday night. Along the way, co-founder Jesse Rapczack also revealed interesting details about the upgrades the game will receive for the just announced Xbox One X plus confirmed Play Anywhere support between Xbox One and Windows 10 is coming with the launch. […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Price Increase Coming, Signals Early Access Exit Soon For PC, PS4, And Xbox One

Gamers curious about ARK: Survival Evolved might want to purchase their PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC copy soon. Studio Wildcard announced price increases for the open-world dinosaur survival game will start next week. This appears to be yet another signal the game will exit Steam Early Access and the Xbox Game Preview program very […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox One Update Rolls With ATVs, Painting, Toilets, And More While PS4 Is Delayed

ARK: Survival Evolved players on the Xbox One received a massive update Friday evening. The open-world dinosaur survival game received all of the content from the latest PC patch. Unfortunately, PlayStation 4 owners will have to wait through the weekend for the update. The Xbox One update 755 is now available for the console, but […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Mega PC Update Adds Laughing Hyenas, Motorboat, And Toilet

The latest ARK: Survival Evolved patch just dropped for PC gamers on Steam and it is packed with new creatures, items, and features. Studio Wildcard has officially released all announced creatures with patch 258, putting the open-world survival game even closer to an Early Access exit. Studio Wildcard is running a sale on Steam for […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Volcano Goes Active, Characters Mindwiped In Latest PS4 And Xbox One Update

The ARK: Survival Evolved updates get bigger and bigger as the open-world survival game inches closer to official release. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Game Preview versions received an update Tuesday that brings the two platforms in line with the recent PC update. Studio Wildcard has thrown a few console specific tweaks in there […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Ascends With New Patch Featuring Active Volcano, End Cave, Sharks With Laser Beams

ARK: Survival Evolved took a big step towards its exit out of Early Access Friday. Studio Wildcard released the latest 257 PC update that turns The Island volcano active and introduces the end-game progression to the open-world survival game. The 257 PC patch is available to download now via Steam for PC gamers. PlayStation 4 […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’: How Close To Official Release And What About Play Anywhere? Studio Wildcard Responds

ARK: Survival Evolved has engrossed players on the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. However, many have one question about the Early Access game: “When the heck is this thing going to get an official release?” Let’s take a look at what Studio Wildcard has left to do to get the open-world survival title ready […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Update v257 And Volcano Go Live On May 3, Players Should Move Before Then

ARK: Survival Evolved update v257 is coming to PC soon. Players should probably start moving away from the dormant volcano in the center of the map as the patch will make it active. That is if they don’t want their characters, dinos, and home to be consumed. ARK: Survival Evolved Patch Release Date Studio Wildcard’s […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PS4 And Xbox One Get New UI, Flyer Nerf, Underwater Bases, And More In New Update

One of the more extensive ARK: Survival Evolved updates hits the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Wednesday. Studio Wildcard has gone beyond the usual content update of new dinosaurs to also introduce the first major refresh of the user interface, nerf flying creatures, add aquatic animal breeding, underwater bases, and much more. ARK: Survival […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Getting New Xbox One & PS4 Update Tomorrow, PC Version’s Next Patch On April 30

A major game update is coming for the Xbox One and PS4 versions of ARK: Survival Evolved. Tomorrow, April 24, ARK gamers can expect the rollout of patch v753 on the Microsoft console and v506 for Sony’s PlayStation. FYI ETA on next ARK Xbox & PS4 major update's April 24. Bit complicated cause we need […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Volcano Will Go Active Soon, Players Should Plan To Move

Studio Wildcard has sent out a warning to all ARK: Survival Evolved players currently surviving on the Island map. The volcano there has laid dormant since the game first hit Steam Early Access in the summer of 2015. Things are about to get more active in an upcoming update, and players who make their home […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Flyer Nerf And UI Change Spawn Complaints, Studio Wildcard Has Changes Inbound

The latest ARK: Survival Evolved PC update brought some profound changes to the open-world survival game and the player community isn’t particularly happy with some of them. In particular, the flyer nerf and changes to the user interface have generated the most complaints. Studio Wildcard has addressed those with promises of changes as early as […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PC Gets Unicorns, Moby Dick, Underwater Bases, And More

The ARK: Survival Evolved updates keep getting more substantial. Studio Wildcard released update 256 for the Steam PC version of the open-world survival game that adds interesting new creatures, like the horse ancestor Equus and the mega-fish Leedischthys, plus new Tek tier items like underwater bases and a teleporter. The game also received the first […]

Beefy ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox Patch Drops To Improve Performance, Add Dinos

A massive new ARK: Survival Evolved update just hit the Xbox One Friday evening, following a PS4 release. The 751 patch brings the usual assortment of new dinosaurs and craftable items, but is potentially more notable on Microsoft’s console due to it making use of a new Xbox Development Kit (XDK) update which may help […]

Studio Wildcard Boldly Starts Paying ‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Modders

Modders and their creations have been a major part of ARK: Survival Evolved since it first launched to Steam Early Access in July 2015. Studio Wildcard made a bold move Tuesday by announcing it has begun sponsoring some mod makers with a monthly stipend of $4,000 to help them complete their work. ARK: Survival Evolved […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ V255 Update: New Dinos, Structures Arrive; What’s Next?

ARK: Survival Evolved‘s v255 update is finally live. After a short delay, Studio Wildcard worked extra hours to bring the awaited update to the game, so now, players can meet four new awesome dinos to hunt and build new TEK structures. The ARK: Survival Evolved v255 update brought two new land dinos: Thylacoleo and Microraptor. […]

‘Pokemon GO’: New Evolution Items Drop Rates, Requirements, Uses

New evolution items for Pokemon GO’s Gen. 2 Pokemon are here but it looks like they’re a nightmare to find. Here are the drop rates, requirements, and uses for those bad boys. If you’ve been tuning into the Inquisitr or have recently opened your Pokemon GO app, then you’ll be pretty up to date with […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PS4 Patch Adds Tek Tier, Hair And Late Valentine’s Event

PlayStation 4 owners of ARK: Survival Evolved can now join in on the fun of Tek Tier and a Valentine’s Event. Studio Wildcard just released update 504 after it spent a little extra time going through Sony’s certification process. The 504 update to ARK: Survival Evolved is a 5.5 G download for PS4 and PS4 […]

‘ARK’ Xbox One Mega Update Brings Tek Tier, Valentine’s Event, And More

ARK: Survival Evolved on the Xbox One just received one of the biggest updates to the open-world survival game yet on Tuesday. Studio Wildcard just dropped the Tek Tier into the laps of console players for the first time along with other new features, such as a hair growth and customization, plus a plethora of […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Adds Tek Tier, Wild Hair, Jousting, And New Dinos In Huge Update

ARK: Survival Evolved just got hairier. A new update was deployed to the PC Monday to bring some long-promised features, such as the Tek Tier. Studio Wildcard upped the ante by dropping customizable hairstyles and facial hair into the open-world survival game along with jousting. Patch 254 is available to download for ARK: Survival Evolved […]

ARK: Survival Evolved Tek Tier Update Delayed For Surprise Feature

The much-awaited Tek Tier update to ARK: Survival Evolved has been delayed but devs are assuring fans that a surprise feature is on its way to make up for it. ARK: Survival Evolved wowed its fanbase November last year when they announced the arrival of the Tek Tier, the first of the many updates that […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox One Patch Adds Underwater Caves And Memory Improvements

Studio Wildcard is still hammering away at ARK: Survival Evolved. A new update for the Xbox One version of the open-world survival title was released Tuesday with five new dinosaurs, new underwater caves for The Island, and a promise of big memory savings to help with the game’s performance and crashes. ARK: Survival Evolved update […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ PS4 Update Adds Procedurally Generated Maps And Crashes, Fix Coming

PlayStation 4 owners received a new ARK: Survival Evolved patch Thursday that finally added Procedurally Generated Maps to the console. Studio Wildcard also aimed at fixing game crashes, also known as “Blue Screening,” with the update. Instead, it made the crashes worse for many players. The 502.7 patch released for the PS4 version is short […]

Catching Raptor Claus In New ‘Ark: Survival Evolved’ Patch 253

You better watch out, you better not cry, because Raptor Claus is coming to Ark: Survival Evolved this Winter Wonderland event. Christmas events are always the most generous time of the year and Ark: Survival Evolved is not holding back on the holiday’s cheer. This week, we saw Patch 253 go live for Ark: Survival […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Winter Wonderland Event Arrives, PC Patch Adds Underwater Caves And 5 New Dinos

ARK: Survival Evolved players on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC can now enjoy a Merry Christmas in-game. The Winter Wonderland event is now live across all platforms, although only the PC will get a visit from Raptor Claus. The new PC patch 253.0 is missing the promised Tek Tier, but it brings five […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox One Update Brings Achievements, Stability Fix, Giant Snail, And More

Xbox One owners finally can earn Achievements in ARK: Survival Evolved. Studio Wildcard released the 748.0 update to the dinosaur survival game Friday to help players boost their Gamerscore and much more. Perhaps just as welcoming, it a stability fix to address crashing to the dashboard, the addition of Procedurally Generated ARKs, revamped caves for […]

State Of The Game: What The Current Updates For ‘Rust’ and ‘Ark: Survival Evolved’ Bring

Christmas is just around the corner, and gamers want to know what the state of their favorites games will be. Rust and Ark: Survival Evolved both have important patches coming up, and here is what to expect. Rust is not changing a great deal, but several little things are adding up. Gone are the days […]

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Doubles Harvesting, Taming, And XP Rates Permanently

Anyone who has played ARK: Survival Evolved on the PC and Xbox One knows the grind is quite real. Players spend hours for collecting resources, taming animals, and leveling their Survivor. Studio Wildcard finally listened to the complaints about the grind by officially doubling these rates Monday. Studio Wildcard has experimented with double harvesting, XP, […]