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Patch Notes

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This page focuses on the recent and upcoming changes for the PC, Xbox, and PS4 versions of the game. You can find the official patch notes on Steam or on the official ARK Forums.

A German translated version can be found on arkforum.de.

Upcoming Versions

PC v???.?, ETA: ?


Xbox v759.2 ETA: August 29th

New DLC-Ragnarok

New Dino-Griffin

PS4 v510, TBD

SotF v???

Development is on hiatus [1]

ARK: Primal Survival ETA: TBD

  • Players can play, live, and breed as Ark's creatures
  • As dinos you can make packs and construct primitive dens


Primitive Plus v1.6, ETA: TBD


Patch Notes: 1.0 • 1.1 • 1.2 • 1.3 • 1.4 • 1.5

A Little Further Out

  • "Boss Wars"
  • More Creatures, Gear, Armors, Weapons, & Structures!
  • DirectX12 Mode for Windows 10! Approximate +20% perf
  • Random GPU Driver crash fix: TrueSky
  • GPU & CPU rendering optimizations
  • Otter
  • Phoenix


Upcoming Versions for The Center

Currently there is no new info.


Upcoming Versions for Survival of the Fittest

  • SotF Dev Kit Released for Maps, Mods, and Total Conversion
  • New Official Map based on Scorched Earth map.


Current Patch Notes

PC - 265.284

Released - August 22, 2017

  • Ragnarok map fixes: https://survivetheark.com/index.php?/forums/topic/233157-ragnarok-patch-notes/ - Please note that this update is not backwards compatible, so it is very important that Unofficial Servers update to the latest version: 265.284
  • Fixed dinos appearing to fall through ceilings on the client. It may take a minute or so for the server to correct the creatures.
  • Fixed buffer overflow error occurring when logging into very dense bases.
  • Fixed certain values being edited that allowed unintended visual changes to be made to the ini files.
  • Review and changes made to graphical presets.
  • Fixed an issue where players would fall through ceilings when logged out on top of them.
  • Fixed issue where binding "E" to middle mouse button wouldn't function properly.
  • Fixed eggs falling through structures (for real this time).
  • Fixed rex saddle positioning in dye UI screen.
  • Fixed Industrial Cooker and Beer Barrel from accepting fertilizer due to crop plot change.
  • Fixed a visual issue where the Megalosaurus would appear to be sleeping instead of unconscious.
  • Added swing delay to the Electric Prod.
  • Fixed issue where canvases were not able to be placed on the Refrigerator.
  • Fixed a visual issue where the player in inventory would appear as a silhouette.
  • Improved collision on large hatchframe.
  • Allowed the dye UI to stay open after jumping to paint.

Xbox - 759.4

Server side: Released - August 11, 2017

  • Fixed a case where some Player Dedicated servers would crash on launch or shortly thereafter.
  • Various perf improvements+fixes
  • In building placement mode, Reload Key (X) is switched to Accept Placement of a structure, (A) to jump while placing structure, (RB) to cycle snap points, (will indicate in Options menu in future version).
  • Fixed an issue where audio would randomly crackle
  • Fixed players not able to unlock the Artifact Achievement
  • Fixed an ascension crash related to split-screen


PS4 - 510.0


  • PC Equivalent of v259

SotF - 178.1

Released - September 23, 2016

  • Reduced Bronto damage by 50%
  • Doubled Ring of Death collapse size on Official 2v2 and 4v4 (to 11000 radius)


  1. //twitter.com/Jatheish/status/852262654274138112