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New Modding Contest Announced for ARK: Survival Evolved

Modding types will be interested to hear that a new contest has been announced for ARK: Survival Evolved. This is the third modding contest sponsored by Studio Wildcard, this time with a Grand Prize of $15,000. Modders can submit their work which will be assessed by developers (70% of the final score) and, later, sent to a public vote (30% of the score).

Extinction Expansion Announced, Heading Your Way in November

Studio Wildcard has sent out a brand new trailer for the next ARK: Survival Evolved expansion, Extinction. Players will be sent out to conquer the ultimate challenge by defeating roaming Titans that dominate the planet. "Complete the ARK cycle to save Earth's future".

Mobile Version Arrives for iOS and Android Devices Today

If you're looking for survival dino-hunting on the go, look no further than today's launch of ARK: Survival Evolved for mobile devices. The game will be available for both iOS and Android devices and will feature the same immersive gameplay as its bigger sibling on PC and other devices.

iOS and Android Versions to Launch on June 14th

War Drum Studios and Studio Wildcard have announced that the mobile version of ARK: Survival Evolved will be launching on June 14th. The iOS and Android game features "the same multiplayer game loved on XBox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac and Linux" and a brand new mobile interface and specialized control setup.

Take Your Dino-Huntin' Self On the Road When Ark Comes to Switch

Studio Wildcard has announced that ARK: Survival Evolved is heading to Nintendo Switch in Fall 2018. During today's GDC, the audience got a look at the game running on Switch. Studio Wildcard worked in conjunction with Abstraction Games to bring the game to Switch.

Mobile Version Incoming - Hunt Your Dinos on the Go

Studio Wildcard has sent out this brand new trailer announcing that ARK: Survival Evolved is heading to mobile devices. The mobile version has been developed War Drum Studios, with the game being "based on the genre-defining adventure from PC and console".

#MateBoosted Event & TLC Phase 1 Update Launched

ARK: Survival Evolved has had the first part of the Tender Loving Care update applied to servers. TLC brings the #MateBoosted where tames have a chance to drop Chocolate Cake when they mate....um....how or from where remains unknown. These can be used to heal or advance the pet's taming affinity bar. In addition, red, white and pink critters are roaming in the world "searching for true love's kiss".

ARK: Survival Evolved Season Pass DLC Sweepstakes!

MMORPG.com has been given 50 "Season Pass" DLC Steam Keys for ARK: Survival Evolved! These keys will *not* give access to the base game but rather access to the Scorched Earth and the recently released Aberration expansions. In addition it will unlock the next DLC released! Enter for a chance to win one of these keys valued at $19.99!

Aberration Launches with New Underground Biome

Studio Wildcard has sent word that ARK: Survival Evolved will be updated today with the Aberration content expansion. Players will have a new underground biome to explore that is packed with new flora and fauna. There are new creatures to tame including a "chameleon like" Rock Drake. There are 50+ new items to craft and new challenges to defeat.

Studio Wildcard Announces Aberration Expansion for October

Studio Wildcard is fresh off this week's launch of ARK: Survival Evolved but it's not resting on its laurels. Earlier today, the team introduced the game's next expansion called "Aberration" that is set to be released in October.

Launch Day Arrives with New Content

Today's a big day for ARK: Survival Evolved as it has achieved official launch status after two years in Early Access. As part of the momentous occasion, a ton of new content has been added to the game including a new soundtrack by well-known composer Gareth Coker, the Ragnarok free expansion DLC, an actual storyline including an end-game boss and two new critters (Otter today and Phoenix later this week).

Launch Trailer Preps Fans for August 29th

With the imminent release of ARK: Survival Evolved, Studio Wildcard has sent out the game's official launch trailer. Sure, you'll see dinosaurs and players and lots of vegetation but nothing will prepare you for the CUTENESS of prehistoric otters (with a bang)! <3

Retail Release Pushed Back to August 29th

Studio Wildcard has announced that the ARK: Survival Evolved retail release date has been pushed back to August 29th, three weeks later than the original August 8th release. The delay came at the hands of Gold Master certification taking longer than anticipated.

No Server Wipe Ahead of August 8th Launch

When ARK: Survival Evolved launches on August 8th, current official servers will not be wiped, but will be rebranded as "Legacy" servers. For players looking for an all new ground-up experience, new PvP Server Cluster network will be launched that will run separately from the PvP Legacy Server Cluster. At launch, new server code and infrastructure will be rolling out to address a number of critical issues on new and legacy servers over time.

Multiplatform Release Announced for August 8th

Studio Wildcard has announced that ARK: Survival Evolved will officially launch across three platforms on August 8th. In addition, pre-order information has been released regarding a physical Collector's Edition sold via GameStop for $159.99. It comes with the game, Season Pass, a leather-bound Explorer's Notebook, an ARK necklace and cloth map, a development team poster and a special wooden box to house it all.