The saga of Ark: Survival Ascended’s console launch date has taken one other twist, with developer Studio Wildcard committing to a launch date for the Xbox model, but delaying the PlayStation 5 model.
Ark: Survival Ascended is Studio Wildcard’s Unreal Engine 5 remake of the unique Ark: Survival Evolved. (If you are taking part in, take a look at IGN’s complete Ark: Survival Ascended information).
It lastly launches on Xbox Series X and S at the moment, November 21 at 9am Pacific / 12noon Eastern / 5pm UK, Studio Wildcard mentioned in a post on X/Twitter. Despite long-running scepticism from the Ark group about Studio Wildcard bulletins, this one appears locked in.
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However, it’s dangerous information for the PS5 model, which was due out on the finish of November but is now delayed to early December. Apparently Studio Wildcard has encountered “some points” getting Ark: Survival Ascended licensed for launch by Sony.
It feels like cross-platform play is inflicting some form of drawback right here. “We’re working diligently to carry you the absolute best cross-platform expertise, and we respect your endurance and understanding,” Studio Wildcard mentioned within the assertion.
While Ark: Survival Ascended has suffered a variety of delays on console, its Steam launch was declared profitable. Snail, Inc., proprietor of developer Studio Wildcard, introduced the sport bought over 600,000 copies on Steam within the two weeks following launch.
Ark: Survival Ascended rapidly shot to the highest of Steam’s best-selling video games checklist upon launch, but gamers bumped into efficiency points that marred the launch. The sport at the moment has a ‘combined’ Steam person evaluate ranking of 56%.
Studio Wildcard has acknowledged these points, admitting to “a couple of bumps” since launch. But, it pressured, it is working to tackle points gamers report with patches. At the time of this text’s publication, extra folks had been taking part in Ark: Survival Evolved than Ark: Survival Ascended.