ARK: Survival Evolved is a sandbox action / strategy game for console, PC, and mobile where you play as a man or woman stranded naked, freezing and starving on the shores of a mysterious island called ARK. To survive in ARK: Survival Evolved, you must hunt, harvest resources, craft items, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to withstand the elements. Use your cunning and resources to kill or tame the leviathan dinosaurs and other primeval creatures roaming the land, and team up with or prey on hundreds of other players to survive, dominate... and escape!
ARK: Survival Evolved Key Features
Tame, Train & Ride Dinosaurs, In A Living Ecosystem - Dinosaurs and creatures can be tamed using a challenging capture-&-affinity process, involving weakening a feral creature to knock it unconscious, and then nursing it back to health with appropriate food. Once tamed, you can issue commands to your Pet, which it may follow depending on how well you’ve tamed and trained it.
Food, Water, Temperature And Weather - Characters in ARK: Survival Evolved must eat and drink to survive, with different kinds of plants & meat having different nutritional properties, including human meat. Build a fire or shelter, and craft a large variety of customizable clothing & armor to help protect yourself against extreme temperatures using the dynamic indoor/outdoor insulation calculation system!
Explore And Discover - The mysterious ARK is a formidable and imposing environment, composed of many natural and unnatural structures, above-ground, below-ground, and underwater. By fully exploring its secrets, you’ll find the most exotic procedurally randomized creatures and rare blueprints.
High-End Next-Gen Visuals - The over-the-top hyper real imagery of the ARK its creatures is brought to expressive life using a highly-customized Unreal Engine 4, with fully dynamic lighting & global illumination, weather systems (rain, fog, snow, etc) & true-to-life volumetric cloud simulation, and the latest in advanced DirectX11 and DirectX12 rendering techniques.