The last few weekends we could enjoy double experience rates on all official servers. A while back, this resulted in the announcement that double taming, harvesting and experience rates will be permanent on all official servers. Starting from the “next major patch”, which we assume is v253, these double rates will become the new base rates. This means that if you were playing on a server with custom rates, or single player, you will end up with double the rates after the patch. To give an example: let’s say you used to play on a server with 6x taming. When the patch is released thatRead More →


It’s been a long wait, but ARK: Survival Evolved is finally coming to PlayStation 4! The game will become available next week, on December 6th. ARK: Survivor’s Pack bundle The game will come in a bundle; the ARK: Survivor’s Pack and can be purchased in both North America and Europe. The bundle contains ARK: Survival evolved (the base game) and the recently released ARK: Scorched Earth DLC. In addition, some special PS4-only content will be available: a Bionic Giganotosaurus Skin and an entire Manticore armor set for your character. What will it cost? Depending on where you live, the bundle will cost you $54,99 USDRead More →


Coming weekend, September 24-25th, ARK: Survival Evolved players will get double experience, taming and harvesting rates on all official servers! This special weekend is the first and will be available to all users, which means both PC and Xbox One can get in on the fun. Make sure to stack up on your resources and go on a taming spree coming weekend, as we don’t know when (and if) there will be something like this again. Also, it’s the perfect time to focus on those long tames that you normally cannot do due to time constraints (I’m looking at you, Mosasaurus tame). Keep in mind that thisRead More →


A big update was released for the Survive ARK Companion app (Android, iOS). The update includes a lot of new features, including a dark theme, dino harvesting & drops and information regarding the new Scorched Earth DLC. To make it easier to see what’s exactly been added to the app, I’ve decided to create an image that shows the most important changes (which you can find at the top). For the exact changes, you can check out the patch notes. Of course the companion app will be updated with even more features. To give a small update, these are some of the features I’m currently workingRead More →


With the new ARK: Scorched Earth DLC, we can finally get to know those mysterious creatures. In this post you’ll find the full dossiers for each of them. Thorny Dragon Dossier Morellatops Dossier Jerboa Dossier Jug Bug Dossier Rock Elemental Dossier Desert Moth Dossier Wyvern Dossier Vulture Dossier Mantis Dossier Death Worm Dossier Manticore DossierRead More →


A new DLC for ARK: Survival Evolved has been released today! It’s called ARK: Scorched Earth and is available on Steam and Xbox One! This expansion is not free. The retail price is $19,99 / €19,99. The DLC features a complete new world, containing a massive desert, new creatures and a lot of new items. PC players can get it on Steam here. And Xbox Players can find it in the Microsoft store!Read More →


With all the mysterious mystery dossiers that were revealed in the past months, we are now getting close to the actual unravelling. The following message was posted by Jat on the SurviveTheArk website: This Thursday on September the 1st at 10AM PST/1PM EST we shall be revealing our Mega Mysterious Mysteries Update! The reveal will be streamed live over on our Twitch channel at www.twitch.tv/survivetheark If you love ARK, surprises, and scorching hot gameplay, be sure to tune in! Alongside this gigantic reveal, we’ll be in full force with the new game content in playable form on both PC and Xbox One. Join us at PAX WestRead More →


With the success of the Survive ARK Companion app on Android and iOS, I got a lot of emails about translations for the app. However, I’m not able to translate the app to every language available, so here is where you guys are needed! Help translate the app A GitHub page is set up where you can find the file with all the words and phrases that can be translated. You can add translations for any language you know! You can even edit the existing English text if you believe that something could / should be phrased differently. Currently the main languages that need translations are: Danish, German,Read More →


Now that patch v243 has finally hit our games, there is a lot of new stuff to discover. In this post we will walk you through the most important things and provide you with all the necessary information to enjoy it to the fullest! Titanosaur It seems that the Titanosaur cannot be tamed in a normal fashion. Instead, you’ll have to down it with brute force (real brute force, so cannon balls and ballista bolts to the face). It’s recommended that you bring a team, as it will not be possible to take it down on your own. After you’ve damaged it enough, it willRead More →


Today the people from studio Wildcard have revealed some of the upcoming features that are coming in the (near) future. Although some of these might not be new to you, there was one part that we did not expect: ARK: Primal Survival. This will be a new, official, mod in which you can play as any of the creatures in the ARK! This means that you can live your life as the raptor you’ve always wanted to be and even start your little raptor family! More information on this, and the other stuff that was revealed (including some images) can be found below! ARK: PrimalRead More →