ARK: Survival Ascended Unleashes Cross-Platform Play and PC Mods on Xbox Series X|S

Revolutionizing Survival Gameplay with Unreal Engine 5 and New Features

The Next-Gen Survival Battle Begins

Studio Wildcard has just dropped a game-changer in the survival genre with the launch of ARK: Survival Ascended (ASA) on Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC. This isn’t just any launch; it’s a next-gen remake of the cult classic ARK: Survival Evolved, developed alongside Grove Street Games and Instinct Games.

Cross-Platform Multiplayer: A New Dawn

Get ready for a groundbreaking experience as ASA introduces cross-platform multiplayer. This means Xbox and PC gamers can now join forces, forming online tribes to conquer the challenges of the ARK together.

Mods on Xbox? You Bet!

In a first for the ARK series, PC-crafted mods are now playable on Xbox Series X|S. This opens a whole new world of custom content for console gamers, from weapons and creatures to full-blown game modes and maps, all accessible via a dedicated Mod-browser in-game.

Unreal Engine 5: A Visual Feast

ASA isn’t just playing the game; it’s changing it with Unreal Engine 5. Expect a complete overhaul in visuals and gameplay, with the ARK’s code and artwork fully rewritten and recreated to harness UE5’s mighty power.

Worlds of Adventure Await

ASA isn’t holding back, offering free access to all of ARK’s worlds – Scorched Earth, Aberration, Extinction, and both parts of ARK Genesis. Starting with The Island, more expansion worlds will be added regularly, alongside a content roadmap packed with new DLC, events, and updates.

What’s New in ASA?

  • Unreal Engine 5 Enhancements: Nanite mesh rendering, realistic light dynamics with Lumen, and Chaos for real-time large-scale destruction.
  • Building Revamp: Over 15 new structures and quality-of-life improvements for base construction.
  • Ascended Physics System: Experience dynamic water interactions and interactive foliage like never before.
  • Quality of Life and Gameplay Overhauls: From redesigned UIs to new tracking systems and more.
  • Cross-Platform Modding: A vast array of community-created content now accessible across platforms.
  • Multiplayer Options Galore: Choose from public online battles, private sessions, or local split-screen fun.
  • Photo Mode: Capture and share your epic ARK adventures with advanced screenshot tools.

The Ultimate Survival Experience

ARK: Survival Ascended isn’t just about surviving; it’s about thriving in a living ecosystem. Monitor essential survival elements, expand your territory, and uncover the mysteries of The Island and beyond.

Availability and Pricing

Get your hands on ARK: Survival Ascended now on Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC for $44.99. Also available on Steam, this is the definitive survival experience you don’t want to miss!

Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Windows

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