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Happy New Year! We hope you had a fun and relaxing holiday. We're energized and busy working on the next adventure: Genesis Part II! In the meantime, let's take a look at some amazing fan art and screenshots from the community. EVO Event {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/f90265bda571d276453d5fc94e60165325de06eb.jpg There will be no EVO event this week Community Fan Art Warm With You by sis_6193 {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/781a60009e74b8a6e9a51581b015e810cccb666f.jpg Deinonychus by eagleclaw6089 {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/d28199514d22f3469d62f1b1e233156318f2a5b9.jpg Merry Christmas by hipapparitiongamer {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/e12fe1d723be6f3625ba4271eb2f3d449b841716.jpg The T-Rex And The Butterfly Based On Ark 2 by adamsalive4kids {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/4b3903410e5242631428239f73138f6b3cab0555.jpg Lightning Wyvern by cyanimus {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/e377fdae1c123c28b662a1914c0332ea80a9d353.jpg Griffin by kawarayane {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/308df0e78a2daf26d06e4888e66257a46d3f9a2d.jpg By greyjan#9071 (Discord) {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/f3e29b0c151b39e680f6091fa443a8d4ff925ce9.png By theyaa#6363 (Discord) {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/4d8068d861df2de5f24083d256b4787b9d10074c.jpg We'll catch up with you next week! Studio Wildcard Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Discord: discord.com/invite/playark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram:

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{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/03c27896054237e81dbcb6366171ce7899d415f2.jpg As 2020 winds up--a year that has been eventful and challenging for all of us--we wanted to take pause and extend our heartfelt gratitude to the ARK community for the tremendous support you've shown us throughout the years. ARK is a community-driven game and you continue to put your dedication and passion on display daily. We pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. We embrace that passion so that we can continue creating epic entertainment for our players. Irrespective of who you are or where you’re located—if you’re a part of our evolving and vibrant community, you're a part of what makes the ARK Franchise what it is today. Gaming brings people together across the globe. We're humbled that we can bring some joy and fun into player's lives, especially during a challenging year when connection and camaraderie can help us all. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/acbb8e6d2ca169fbdadb27633ab08638a2da1c15.jpg The 'Poglin' skin is a prime example of something born of community love, humour, and passion. The 'Poglin' mask became a reality after the ARK community began to create memes inspired by the debut of the Noglin with the Genesis II teasers. Although the addition of the skin is minor, we wanted to show that the ARK community is major to

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Winter Wonderland 5 {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/01b0a27daf0f42070a9d76c4e08cdcddddbbf05b.jpg Winter Wonderland will be making a triumphant return for the fifth time with new presents and goodies for ARK survivors. The winter-themed holiday event begins on December 17th at 10am PST for PC, XBOX, and PS4 and will last until Tuesday, January 7th. All maps will receive Winter Wonderland and all its content including RaptorClaus and GachaClaus. Our very recognizable helper, RaptorClaus, is returning to drop off holiday gifts filled with loot, event items, mistletoe, and lumps of coal for all those naughty survivors. You'll be able to catch RaptorClaus flying across the skies at midnight (game time) on all maps. GachaClaus is also making a come-back to help RaptorClaus spread the holiday cheer! GachaClaus will be roaming all maps in true holiday spirit while sporting holiday-themed colors. He will be accepting your coal and in exchange will gift you holiday-themed items, or you can trade-in your mistletoe and coal for a chance at event items. weapons, armor and 7 brand new Chibis! Event Details This event can be manually activated with the server arg parameter: -ActiveEvent=WinterWonderland Dates December 17th to January 7th Rates 2X Breeding (mating interval, egg hatch speed, and maturation) 2X Player XP 2X Harvesting Event Creatures

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“Is that Vin Diesel?” I asked, watching the announcement trailer for Ark 2. “Have they copied Vin Diesel’s face?” Then he grunted. “IS THAT A REAL VIN DIESEL GRUNT?” Then he spoke. IT IS VIN DIESEL. Yes, Riddick/Groot/Dom stars in the sequel to Studio Wildcard’s dinosaur-hunting sandbox survival game, which is… what is this even going to be? They also announced an Ark animated series with a voice cast including Karl Urban, David Tennant, Michelle Yeoh, Elliot Page, and Russell Crowe. What is going on. (more…)

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{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/6dee2b3c879d2e1493805fabccb5b55ac9f48993.jpg We've prepared a special announcement for ARK fans that you won't want to miss. It all starts at The Game Awards on December 10th! Classic PvP Season 3 {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/e94139cc4515b5a791c8b8c5242dd9b0f92f37a1.jpg Classic PvP is a competitive player experience for PC players which focuses on the PvP experience from the days of old. Next week we'll be kicking off Season 3 of Classic PvP (bringing an end to our Conquest season). If you're unfamiliar with what Classic PvP is, there's a quick breakdown below. Classic PvP Breakdown: Experience gain, taming, gathering, breeding, hatching, and raising rates have been doubled compared to our standard Official Servers (2x) Tribes are set to 25 players max Tribe alliances are disabled, though informal alliances are allowed Servers have a maximum player count of 100 Classic PvP servers are unaffected by Evolution Events These maps will be available: The Island, Scorched Earth, Ragnarok, Valguero, and The Center Tek dinos (Tek Parasaur, Tek Quetzal, Tek Rex, Tek Raptor, Tek Stego), Paracer, Tapejara, and the Titanosaur are not available for taming on Classic PvP All Aberration and Extinction content is unavailable on Classic PvP Scaling of weapon damage has been reduced No TEK Engrams No cave building Cryopods

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Turkey Trial 4 {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/8729288/d239021cf7e2c8ddebbfc366bedd168fce1a6659.jpg From Tuesday, November 24th through Tuesday, December 8th grab your tribe and flock over for Turkey Trial 4. Go on the hunt for the unforgiving “Super-Turkeys” and harvest wishbones to gain new chibis, cosmetic items, event-themed skins, and all new emotes! Event Details This event can be manually activated with the server arg parameter: -ActiveEvent=TurkeyTrial Dates: November 24th to December 8th Rates 2X Breeding (mating interval, egg hatch speed, and maturation) 2X XP 2X Harvesting 2X Taming Event Creatures Super Turkeys (Untamable creature) DodoRex (Craftable Temporary Tame) Event Skins 2 Thanksgiving-themed Sweater Skins *NEW* 2 Thanksgiving-themed Swimsuit Skins *NEW* 2 Hawaiian-themed Shirt Skins *NEW* Bonnet Hat Chieftan Hat Pilgrim Hat Turkey Hat Dodo Pie Swim Bottom & Top Meat Swim Bottom & Top Turkey Swim Bottom & Top Pitchfork Turkey Leg Event Chibis (acquired via killing Super Turkey's for Wishbones) Tuso *NEW* Broodmother *NEW* Bonnet Otter *NEW* Mantis *NEW* Dunkleosteus *NEW* Event Items Wishbones (acquired from killing Super Turkey's) Thanksgiving Dino Candy Wild Creature Colors MediumAutumn *NEW* LightAutumn *NEW* BurntSienna *NEW* DarkMagenta *NEW* DarkViolet *NEW* Vermillion *NEW* MidnightBlue *NEW* BlackSands *NEW* DarkBlue

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