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Starring Vin Diesel ("Fast Franchise") as legendary ARK hero Santiago, experience an epoch-spanning adventure as he seeks to protect his daughter Meeka - voiced by Auli'i Cravalho ("Moana") - from the ghosts of the ancient past and visions of a new future.
Cross-platform modding and next-gen tech
User-created Mods & Maps are now distributed across all platforms, including modded unofficial servers! Using Unreal Engine 5, new lighting systems enable photorealistic day-night cycle, with real-time generation of ambient lighting & shadows.
Best-in-class, third-person action
Advanced character traversal mechanics like mantling, free-climbing, parkour, sliding, and swinging! An emphasis on ‘Souls-like’ melee combat driven by player skill, with target-lock, blocks, dodges, combos, staggers, and special attacks.
Dynamic alien world
Explore a mysterious world where events happen independent of your presence, and your choices to interact with these occurrences yield rewards or challenges. Hostile ‘Aratai’ hunt you riding tamed creatures, seeking to drive out human interlopers.
Construct unique gear from distinct modules & materials to customize form & function. Progress on a skill tree filled with abilities, perks, & passives. Animals use dynamic pathfinding to maneuver around obstacles, and hunt by sight, sound, & smell.
ARK 2 thrusts players into a brutal new world of primitive survival against both beast and man, facing down the ever-present threats of hyper-realistic intelligent dinosaurs, aggressive alien fauna, and the exotic environments of an unearthly planet. Survivors will continue ARK's dramatic eons-spanning story of humankind's evolution, in this next-generation sandbox survival experience!
Xbox Series X|S