Today during E3 events, Studio Wildcard developer of Ark: Survival Evolved announced that the early access darling will finally see its retail release on August 8th 2017 for PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4.
Also today in a surprise announcement, It was revealed that all players who own Ark right now get a free DLC addition. A new Ark named Ragnarok is available free to all user now on PC, and July 4th 2017 for consoles.
Ragnarok is the first product of Wildcards Sponsored Mod Program. Now available free as an official map.
Ragnarok feature most of the dinos currently in Ark, plus two new Dinos only available on Ragnarok.
The Ice Wyvern is exclusive to Ragnarok and can not be transferred to the island, center and scorched earth at this time. We hope that changes.
The griffin is a new end game dino available on on Ragnarok but can be transferred to other Arks.
Also announced was the special editions of Ark
ARK: Survival Evolved — Limited Collector’s Edition ($159.99 USD)
“The ultimate ARK fan’s dream, the limited Collector’s Edition is a collectible faux-wooden chest box that contains the ARK Explorer’s Edition (base game + Season Pass) along with…
- A handcrafted leather-bound Explorer’s Notebook, featuring the Dossiers of every in-game creature
- An official ARK necklace
- A cloth map of the ARK island
- A poster of the Studio Wildcard development team
- The official ARK: Survival Evolved soundtrack, recorded live at Abbey Road with the Philharmonia Orchestra
- Manufactured by Triforce, the best designer of high-quality video game collectibles!”
Ark: Survival Evolved — Explorers Edition ($99.99 USD)
“The Explorer’s Edition takes the base game and adds even MORE — introducing a Season Pass that will grant access to all expansion packs, starting with Scorched Earth (available now) and including more packs launching later this year and into 2018.”
Check out the trailer for Ragnarok below
Wildcard also said there are more big things coming before and after launch and a big surprise during launch. August isn’t very far off, Are you excited for the final release and new content in Ark?