Studio Wildcard announced that ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch with hundreds of hours of content, including ARK: Survival Evolved and all of its expansion packs Scorched Earth, Aberration, Extinction, and Genesis Parts 1 & 2. The content-packed bundle will be released in physical form and on the Nintendo eShop in September 2022 for $49.99, with the ARK base game and Scorched Earth expansion pack available immediately, with subsequent expansions following two months later. ‘Interval.
Additionally, in September, everyone who already owns the base game ARK: Survival Evolved Nintendo Switch will receive a complete overhaul of features, graphics and upgrades. Studio Wildcard has contracted with a talented third-party developer who is rewriting the entire code for ARK Switch from the ground up, building it on the latest version of Unreal Engine 4. All player progress and save data switches are retained.
Key new features of ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition for Nintendo Switch include:
New cutscenes to reveal the story of ARK: Survival Evolved.
Support for custom servers from Nitrado Server Networks.
“Young Explorers” Mode: Travel through the ages in this new educational mode. Explore ARK Island and discover and learn about the amazing prehistoric creatures that inspired the game. Perfect for little survivors too!
“A gameplay overhaul for ARK on Switch has been in our sights for some time, and we’re thrilled to have found a talented team to help realize this vision,” said Jesse Robczak, co-founder and co-creative director of Studio Wildcard. . “The addition of a new mode that allows young players to interact with ARK’s unique primordial creatures brings a depth to the experience that we believe will appeal to families! »
Studio Wildcard continues to expand its iconic dinosaur universe with the announced projects ‘ARK: The Animated Series’, an original television series based on the hit franchise, and ARK II, the sequel to the popular dinosaur action-adventure game. ARK: Survival Evolved, both in active development. Acclaimed actor and huge ARK fan Vin Diesel joined the Wildcard team for both these projects. He recently joined Studio Wildcard as Head of Creative Convergence.
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