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ARK: Survival Evolved Wiki
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Welcome to the Official ARK: Survival Evolved Wiki
The ARK: Survival Evolved reference manual written and maintained by the players.
We currently have 85 active editors maintaining 58,320 pages (10,017 articles).

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What is ARK: Survival Evolved?

As a man or woman stranded, naked, freezing, and starving on the unforgiving shores of a mysterious island called ARK, use your skill and cunning to kill or tame and ride the plethora of leviathan dinosaurs and other primeval creatures roaming the land. Hunt, harvest resources, craft items, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to withstand the elements and store valuables, all while teaming up with (or preying upon) hundreds of other players to survive, dominate... and escape!

The game was released on August 29th, 2017 after being over two years in 'Early Access' and is available on Steam, the Xbox Live Marketplace, PlayStation 4, mobile devices, the Nintendo Switch, and the Epic Games Store with continually new updates in the open-world dinosaur survival game.
ARK Game Features
DLC

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Lost Island is an upcoming free DLC Expansion Map for ARK: Survival Evolved to become available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Genesis: Part 2 is the final DLC Expansion Pack for ARK: Survival Evolved available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Crystal Isles is a free DLC Expansion Map available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Genesis: Part 1 is a DLC Expansion Pack available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Valguero is a free DLC Expansion Map available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Extinction is a DLC Expansion Pack available for $20 on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Aberration is a DLC Expansion Pack available for $20 on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Ragnarok is a free DLC Expansion Map available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Scorched Earth is a DLC Expansion Pack available for $20 on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

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Primitive Plus is a free DLC Expansion available on Steam, Xbox One, and PS4 and PS5.

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The Center is a free DLC Expansion Map available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4 and PS5, Epic Games, and Stadia.

Upcoming ARK Media
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ARK 2 will be a survival sandbox and sequel to ARK: Survival Evolved, coming 2022.


ARK: The Animated Series tells the tale of Helena Walker learning to survive after waking up on an ARK, coming 2022.

Recently Revealed Creatures

472 creatures have been announced: 469 of them released (including 293 variants) and 3 yet to be released.

Official Tweets

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Current Events

The following Events are currently active or have been announced.

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ARK: Fear Evolved 5 ends in: ARK: Fear Evolved 5 ends on 2021-11-09 8:00:00 PDT

Current Patch Notes

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Steam, Epic Games and Stadia

Version: 339.7

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Released - October 26th, 2021

Xbox and Windows 10

Version: 940.11

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Released - October 26th, 2021

PlayStation

Version: 696.9

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Released - October 26th, 2021

App Store and Google Play

Version: 2.0.25

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Released - June 9th, 2021

  • Fixed some bugs and exploits

Nintendo Switch

Version: 600.0

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Released - December 18th, 2018

  • Fix for two client lock up issues
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