ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition/update set for Nov. 1st, 2022 release, Dino Discovery follows on Nov. 9th, 2022
Just a few more days until this complete overhaul
Studio Wildcard today confirmed a new launch date for the ARK: Survival Evolved major “overhaul” update on Switch, upcoming release date details for ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition, and released a gameplay trailer for the kid-friendly, Switch exclusive ARK: Dinosaur Discovery.
The upcoming major free update for ARK: Survival Evolved on Switch will launch worldwide on November 1st, 2022. This “overhaul” update for ARK: Survival Evolved on Switch vastly improves visual quality and performance, drastically reduces loading times, adds numerous QoL features like a virtual cursor for improved inventory management, and much more.
ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition for Switch will launch on November 1st, 2022 in North America and November 8th, 2022 in Europe. This definitive ARK collection will include all ARK expansion packs, launching first with Scorched Earth (also launching November 1 in North America and November 8 in Europe); Aberration, Extinction and Genesis Parts 1 & 2 will be released in order.
Finally, ARK: Dinosaur Discovery - the kid-friendly, non-violent adventure exclusive for Switch - will launch worldwide on November 9th, 2022. Featuring simplified controls that can be played on a single Joy-Con, young gamers can learn about the real-life dinosaurs featured in ARK. ARK: Dinosaur Discovery will be a free download for all ARK: Survival Evolved owners on Switch. The game will also be available to purchase separately on the Nintendo eShop for those who do not own ARK: Survival Evolved.
Join our AI-companion HLN-A as they guide players through ARK in a low-pressure, kid-friendly, dino-fact-filled adventure called ARK: Dinosaur Discovery! Take a journey through the epochs in this family-friendly educational experience that invites players to learn about the fascinating prehistoric creatures which inspired ARK: Survival Evolved.
Explore The Island across land, sea and air where you can discover 64 dinosaurs, all based on their real life, prehistoric counterparts. Ride a huge Tyrannosaurus Rex across the beautiful landscape, soar above the tree tops on the back of a Pteranodon, and even glide through the oceans while riding an ancient Megalodon Shark!
Unlock each creature’s Dino Book for fun-filled science facts and illustrations, all voiced by Madeleine Madden (ARK: The Animated Series, The Wheel of Time) as HLN-A. Cap off your adventure with a custom-built base, choosing from a variety of over 30 building pieces unlocked throughout your adventures.