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Free Nordic-Style Fjordur Map released today and the base game is currently FREE on Steam

Studio Wildcard revealed over the weekend new details of Ark 2, it’s highly anticipated sequel to Ark: Survival Evolved during the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase.

They’ve announced that Vin Diesel (from the Fast and the Furious) and Auli’i Cravalho (from Moana) are being brought on to provide their considerable voice acting talents as the hero protagonist Santiago and Santiago’s daughter Meeka, respectively.

ARK 2 is scheduled for release in 2023, with a Steam Early Access version releasing at the same time as a console release on Xbox Series X/S.

Check out the trailer for ARK 2 here:

Features of ARK 2 revealed during the showcase included;

  • New methods of locomotion and environment traversal, with free-climbing, parkour, swinging through trees and sliding under obstacles are now available!
  • Cross-Platform modding is promised to bring new and exciting options for players on consoles, with maps being able to be distributed across all platforms, and support for modded servers being enabled by
  • A much more intricate and precise melee combat system,, with blocks, dodges, combos, staggers and special attacks all designed to emphasise planning your moves carefully.
  • Component-based item crafting – crafting weapons and tools from a range of distinct modules means that there are literally millions of possible combinations for players to craft their own unique gearset. Specific materials will affect the appearance of items, so it’s entirely up to you how you want to look.
  • Dynamic world events mean that there is always some spectacle to observe and take part in, should you wish. Natural and unnatural occurrences are consistently taking place, and it’s entirely up to you whether or not you wish to participate or observe.
  • A new PvE force, the Aratai have been announced, who will attack you and try to drive you from their world. Band together with your friends to carve a path into the world.

ARK Fjordur Releases Today
Fjordur, the latest ARK community map has released over the weekend on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Stadia! Free to download for all players, this Nordic style, freezing cold map features four new creatures to tame and over 140 sq kilometers of new biomes, new challenges, and rewarding discoveries!

Check out the map trailer below!

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