ARK Additions: The Collection!

ARK Additions is an interesting addition to ARK: Survival Evolved, developed by Garuga123. This mod adds ten unique, modeled, and animated creatures to the game, offering a new dimension of taming. A highlight is the Ceratosaurus introduced in August 2023.

Ark Dev Kit

Create your own mods for ARK: Survival Evolved and Ascended to share with other survivors! The Dev Kit for ARK is an optimized version of the Unreal Engine 4 (for ASA = Version 5) editor and simplifies the creation and sharing process.

ASE: Official servers will be deactivated (end of September)

The end of the official ARK Server Evolved network has been set for September 29, 2023 at 13:00 PST / 16:00 EST. From this point on, the official servers will no longer be available, and new servers (from Nitrado) for the new ARK version called "ARK Survival Ascendent" or ASA will go online in October (provided Wildcard can meet the deadline for the major upgrade, but the official servers will be shut down in any case).

ARK Map: Ice Age

The new map for ARK Survival Evolved "Ice Age" is now making rapid progress and has been released in version 1.3999. - An area of over 75 square kilometers - Impressive redwood forests - Snow-covered jungles and forests - Majestic castles - Over six mysterious caves - Underground regions - Three impressive boss arenas - An ancient temple - Places of civilization - Spacious building areas, ideal for community and tribe constructions Fortunately, the original map developer had to step down at the end of July for health reasons, but a successor has now been found with Project Sumero.

Rare Sightings

Rare dinos are spotted! Hunt and tame them to get special loot and get 150-180 level animals for your breeding.


Tennessee-based developer Timothy Dwyer launched the novel modification map "Appalachia" in December through his "Indi game studio" Kaluga Studios. This map strives to depict the diverse regions of Appalachia, from the frosty north to the scorching south, in diverse biotopes. In addition, the map is intended to offer an expanded range of native wildlife and be less swamped by dinosaurs. Covering an impressive 90,000 square kilometers, the map is substantial and is expected to be up to 65% complete by July.