What You Need to Know:
- 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.
- Second, the third official mod for ARK, ‘Ragnarok’, will roll out to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players on launch day. This massive map is free to download for all players, featuring a Griffon and a beautiful new environment. PC players can expect Ragnarok to receive a large update this week with new areas to explore and a whole bunch of bug fixes and QOL changes.
- Lastly, on launch day Wildcard will have support for private rentable dedicated servers made available via hosting company Nitrado for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players! These servers will be available at a very low price, to make them available to as many ARK denizens as possible. Scroll down for a more detailed breakdown of all the server features, along with Ragnarok, the community created mod.
Source: Official Press Release
Ragnarok, a community created mod, contains:
I was able to spend a great deal of time with the early access version, and honestly the game is so fun to play. I hope the game manages to meet its sales target and be a success!
Yeah I totally wish all the best to the Studio Wildcard team!