Ark: Survival Ascended, the Unreal Engine 5 remake of Ark: Survival Advanced, has hit its focused October launch and is out now on PC. The Xbox Sequence X|S and PlayStation 5 variations, although? They’ve been pushed again to a November launch date.
Replace: The trailer launched throughout the Xbox Associate Presentation, which merely acknowledged the discharge was coming “soon”. We’ve up to date this text to mirror new info.
It’s all trying fairly strong from that trailer, with all of Ark’s fashionable dinosaur world survival sim shenanigans, and fortunately we don’t have to attend all that for much longer on console. Studio Wildcard recently tweeted on X that the game has been submitted for ASA certification, nevertheless it’s far simpler to launch a sport on PC, so the group has determined to separate the launch.
Ark: Survival Ascended had already been delayed as Studio Wildcard familiarize yourself with Unreal Engine 5.2, working totally cross-platform and making each a remaster and a sequel on the similar time. This remaster totally implements Unreal Engine’s Lumen lighting, Nanite mesh rendering, Chaos physics, and extra
Survival Ascended’s delay additionally had the bitter tablet that it’ll comes with much less content material than initially supposed. The deliberate launch dates for The Island and Scorched Earth have been separated, with the latter now coming alongside in December, whereas Ragnarok and Aberration will observe in Q1 2024. The total sport and content material from Ark: Survival Advanced can have made the transition by the tip of 2024.
As a consequence of those adjustments, introduced just a few months in the past, Ark: Survival Ascended will now be launching with an Early Entry value of $45, and a launch low cost all the way down to $40. That’s a good discount from the deliberate $60 price ticket.
As for Ark 2? Effectively… let’s simply say that it’s most likely still technically expected in ‘late 2024’, however that that is actually reasonably uncertain.