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ARK: Survival Evolved for PC
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Ark: Survival Evolved is a really good survival experience in a very dense and rich universe, it really succeeds in keeping you caught up in a sense of discovery. The gameplay mechanics are interesting and playing in a world full of amazing dinosaurs is just thrilling.

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In ARK: Survival Evolved you will wake up alone on an island full of dinosaurs and predators. If you want to survive, you will have to be patient and clever. Observe, build your shelter, and craft weapons to protect yourself. Cooperate with other players and form tribes to fight together and thrive. ARK: Survival Evolved is a survival action-adventure video game published by Studio Wildcard. In this article dedicated to the PC download version, we will talk about all the details and gameplay features of the game.

Gameplay

  • Beware of predators: Over 80 different species coexist on the island. Be careful because even if some of them look cute, they won't hesitate to try to cut you into pieces. Be patient, take advantage of your environment, and you may succeed in training some of these wild beasts to help you in your journey.
  • Explore, craft, survive: You will start from scratch, with nothing to help you. To survive, you will have to explore the island, collect resources and objects, build a shelter to take some rest, craft weapons to stay alive, and wear clothes to keep your body warm during the cold nights.
  • Expand: If you cooperate with other players, you will be able to form a small civilization with villages or large cities. Take care to build your structures with the proper materials, and pay attention to the foundations to make your buildings last.
  • Mythical creatures: Defi and defeat some of the most dangerous creatures on the island. Some will appear after performing a ritual or will be found at a specific location, or after making a sacrifice. If you manage to snatch the victory, you may get proper rewards.
  • Tribes: You can form or join an existing tribe composed of friends or other players. Teaming up is very fun and can be a game-changer as you will share the pets you tamed, the respawn points, as well as the codes needed to access the base.

Graphics and sound

The graphics and sound effects in ARK: Survival Evolved are just outstanding, the whole universe is both very dense and rich, and all the dinosaurs are amazing. Your experience facing the Tyrannosaurus Rex will make you feel vulnerable.

Duration and game modes

The game offers a lot of diversified and challenging content. The main story will approximately last 50 hours. If you want to do all the extras, the game will last over 200 hours.

Even though you can play the solo mode, ARK: Survival Evolved offers lots more playing multiplayer mode as it combines both competitive and cooperative elements. Ally with other players, form or join existing tribes, and face all the wildest danger of the island with your fellow companions.

What do the reviews say?

The video game has been rated on Metacritic with a score of 70/100.

"Ark is near masterful in its ability to keep you caught up in a sense of discovery. There always seems to be more." (GamesTM)

Age rating

It has been rated PEGI 16. It contains scenes with dying characters, and dinosaurs. The graphics are quite realistic therefore it might frighten younger children.

System requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 or higher 64 bits.
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 / AMD FX-8320
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB
  • Storage: 60 GB of available disk space.
  • Network: Requires broadband internet connection for multiplayer.

Other systems

ARK: Survival Evolved is also available for macOS, Linux, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Android and iOS.

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Alternative spelling: XboxInstaller-ARK_Survival_Evolved-340.10.exe, XboxInstaller-ARK_Survival_Evolved.exe
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