ARK: Survival Evolved Available Today on Switch

ARK: Survival Evolved Available Today on Switch

Studio Wildcard announced today that ARK: Survival Evolved is available now worldwide on the Nintendo Switch™ through retail and in the Nintendo eShop.

 In ARK, players find themselves stranded on a mysterious prehistoric island, where you must explore vast biomes as you begin to hunt, harvest, craft tools, grow crops, and build shelters to survive. The award-winning dinosaur survival adventure now delivers to Nintendo Switch players the same open-world experience millions already enjoy. ARK players can tame over 80 dinosaurs, conquer enemies, and create enormous structures anywhere – at home and on the go!

Watch the launch trailer action on Switch in this previous article.

Developed with Abstraction Games, this handheld version of the definitive, open-world dinosaur survival adventure includes the complete content and features of the original game.

Advance your technology, from primitive stone tools to T-Rex mounted laser cannons, as you team up with up to 64 players online or enjoy a solo offline Jurassic experience!

Some key Features of the Nintendo Switch version of ARK: Survival Evolved include:

  • Free Exploration: Explore the entire ARK Island!

  • Capture, Tame, Breed, and Ride Beasts: Over 80+ prehistoric and fantasy-inspired creatures and dinosaurs such as the T-Rex, Giganotosaurus, Direwolf, and Yeti.

  • Harvest, Hunt, and Build: Cut down trees, hunt for meat and scavenge for plants, or start your own garden.

  • Customization: The extensive ARK crafting system allows players to mix and match materials scavenged from around the island, while also modifying the colors, textures, shapes and styles.

  • Intense First or Third Person Action: Engage in visceral melee and ranged combat using a massive variety of weaponry, from slingshots, bows, and spears all the way through modern rifles and pistols, to powerful sci-fi energy weapons and jetpacks!

  • Mystery of The ARK: Solve the mystery of The ARK as you wander around the massive island, discovering explorers’ notebooks and clues everywhere to piece together the ARK mystery!

ARK: Survival Evolved on Nintendo Switch™ is rated “T” for Teen (Violence, Blood, Crude Humor, Use of Alcohol) by the ESRB and is priced at $49.99.