Everybody right here at Studio Wildcard has been eagerly awaiting the chance to disclose the second a part of the Ark: Survival Developed Genesis saga, which is launching March 2021. And this weekend on the annual Additional Life charity occasion, the place the Ark group raised over $180,000 for the youngsters, we lastly did simply that and revealed fairly a little bit of what’s coming!
Persevering with the story of ARK: Genesis, the second installment takes place on an enormous contiguous new world filled with mysterious biomes, story pushed missions, and otherworldly creatures. Set on an infinite colony ship travelling via deep area, survivors will be a part of the spritely HLN-A in a last confrontation towards her archnemesis Sir Edmund Rockwell. Drawing on all of your earlier Ark experiences can be key to overcoming this problem!
This growth pack is our largest but and has game-changing additions for each sort of Survivor. Say howdy to comfort with new buildings that enhance quality-of-life, such because the Egg Incubator, which helps you to view all of the statistics and mutations of your eggs, incubating them at an optimum temperature whereas hatching them at your leisure. Or the Ammo Field which routinely fills all close by turrets (mounted or automated) with the ammunition they want. To not point out the Loadout Model, which allows gamers to rapidly change loadouts by way of a single-press full-equipment and hotbar swap. Comfort and utility are an enormous a part of lots of the Genesis Half 2 gadgets!
And naturally, it wouldn’t be an Ark growth with out extra fantastical creatures! We’ll be including in a brain-controlling “Noglin,” the group-cloaking chimerical prowler “Shadowmane,” the ever adaptable big mechanical “Stryder,” the veritable starfighter “Astrodelphis,” and extra to be revealed!
Whether or not you’re zooming round doing radical tips on the brand new skateboard-like Hoversail, managing and viewing your base remotely with TEK Safety Cameras, or materializing arrows on the fly with the brand new TEK bow, Genesis Half 2 has a little bit of one thing for everybody!
As we gear up for this conclusion to the epic story, we’ll be welcoming new voiceover expertise to the ARK universe! The position of the villainous Sir Edmund Rockwell can be performed by David Tennant (“Physician Who,” “Good Omens”), and Madeleine Madden (“The Wheel of Time,” “Picnic at Hanging Rock,” “Dora and the Misplaced Metropolis of Gold”) can be enjoying your loyal robotic AI companion HLN-A/Helena Walker!
Along with discussing what’s to return, we should additionally not overlook the right here and now: the newly launched “TLC Replace #3” has marched onto the Ark, offering tender loving take care of some outdated buddies! The Woolly Mammoth and Stegosaurus have obtained highly effective new talents and visible refinements, together with the addition of Insect and Wyvern breeding, a flexible new taming interface, and extra QoL modifications!
We’re additionally excited to remind all Xbox gamers that Ark’s unique DLC Enlargement Packs launch into Xbox Recreation Move on November 17, and that Ark’s stunning Xbox Collection X Enhancement Improve is offered now, which incorporates options like 4K Output at 30-60 FPS, Max Texture Decision, Tetherless Non-Devoted Internet hosting, Tetherless Splitscreen, 100-player Devoted Server Internet hosting, 7x Quicker Loading and extra.
Lastly, we’re ceaselessly grateful to our group who’ve supported us since launch and pushed Ark to new heights! So, what’s subsequent? Properly, please tune into The Recreation Awards on December 10, the place we’ll have some very particular Ark bulletins! Till then, blissful surviving everybody!
ARK: Survival Developed
Stranded on the shores of a mysterious island, you need to study to outlive. Use your crafty to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter different gamers to outlive, dominate… and escape!
TAME, TRAIN, BREED & RIDE DINOSAURS, IN A LIVING ECOSYSTEM
Over 50 creatures might be tamed utilizing a difficult subdue-&-protect course of. Weaken a feral creature to knock it out, after which nursing it to well being. As soon as tamed, you may problem instructions to your Pet, which it could observe relying on how effectively you’ve tamed and skilled it. Pets proceed to level-up and eat meals, and carry Stock and Gear. Fly a Pteranodon over the mountains, race via the jungle with a pack of Raptors, or chase down prey on a T-Rex! Expertise a dynamic ecosystem with its personal predator & prey hierarchies. Breed Pets via successive generations to generate the most effective traits. Or put extra merely, breed & elevate Dino Infants!
FOOD, WATER, TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER
Eat and drink to outlive, with completely different meals having completely different dietary values (together with human meat!). All actions drain meals and water, and long-distance journey is draining. Stock weight slows you down, and the day/evening cycle and climate alter the surroundings. Craft clothes, construct shelter, and use fireplace to guard your self towards injury & the weather.
HARVEST, CRAFT, AND PAINT ITEMS
Harvest bushes, ore, and extra to turn into a grasp crafter. Use your palms, a Smithy, or a Fabricator to craft more and more complicated and highly effective gear. Construct a large base utilizing modular items–starting from Thatch, to Wooden, to Stone, to Steel. Customise your base by portray it and inserting indicators you could truly draw on. Weapons, clothes, & armor gear can be painted to precise your individual visible type.
SUMMON THE ULTIMATE LIFE FORMS
Convey uncommon gadgets to particular Summon areas to awaken the ARK’s legendary creatures, who arrive prepared for battle. These monstrosities present an end-game purpose for essentially the most skilled Tribes and their Pets, and yield worthwhile gadgets if they’re defeated.
Degree-Up your survivor by gaining expertise via in-game actions to study new crafting Engrams, or discover increased stage merchandise Blueprints in essentially the most harmful elements of the ARK. Customise the look of your character with a fancy character creation system.
Objects have sturdiness and put on out with use if not repaired. While you depart the sport, your character stays “sleeping” within the persistent world. Your stock additionally exists within the persistent world, susceptible to theft. Loss of life means everlasting loss, and you’ll even enslave different gamers on your personal functions.
LARGE WORLD PERSISTENCE
On the 70+ participant servers, your character, every thing you constructed, and your pets keep in-game even whenever you depart. Particular themed occasions will happen on the planet with corresponding limited-run gadgets!