As some of you probably know, we have plans to relaunch our ARK cluster. To do so, we need to buy completely new hardware that would allow us to host all official maps and future DLCs.
The new […]
As the discussions around a relaunch of Astral ARK have been more frequent on Discord, we have put a website in place to give a bit more details about what you can expect once the servers are […]
The new ATLAS update is expected to drop some time next week (patch notes here). This update will bring some major changes to gameplay mechanics and the environments. As a result and on the […]
– Reverted optimization to how Seating Structures are replicated, caused some issues.
– Fixed invisible Dino Tame case, and optimized some networking related to Dinos on ships.
– Optimized how ladders network their extended/retracted states.
– Attempted an optimization to how Seating Structures are replicated (Steering Wheels…[Read more]
– Major client and server optimization for ships – Fixed remaining case of Client Disconnections
(Not necessary to adjust Client Bandwidth, this was related to something else. We recommend all players try to use EPIC Bandwidth!)
– Various new server performance optimizations
– Sail Canvas is now unaffected by Repair Hammer
– AoD soldiers…[Read more]
– Fixed a case where players would disconnect on certain servers when loading into large bases. We advise setting your “Client Network Bandwidth” Option value back to Epic if you had previously changed it, to deal with the disconnections.
– Fixed a case which would cause creatures to flash or flicker.
– Fixed a case where players on…[Read more]
– Auto-updates are enabled and stable, with a 15 min warning message before shutdown
– Servers will now automatically restart and broadcast a message at Midnight (UK time) on Mondays/Saturdays to activate events. See the events calendar here.
You probably noticed that Vote Rewards isn’t working as normal since yesterday’s patch. This is because we implemented a new Vote Rewards system across the cluster. Those of you who played on […]
What is Homestead?Homestead is the name of the patch 293.100, which includes major changes to the core of the game:Kibbles have been completely revamped. Eggs are now divided into 6 categories depending on their […]
Added Structure variant system to cycle visuals for a structure
With our planned changes for March, the game will be heading into a more rule based system, so for the next few weeks we’ll be making some changes to experience what it would be like if we took an alternative route. We’ll be releasing an update tomorrow which includes the following changes:
– 6x Rates – Harvesting, Tami…[Read more]
– Set Cuddle interval to 0.25x (2 hours) so all dinos can reach 100% imprint, if you time the cares properly. You can use Cryopods to freeze a baby’s maturation
– Set Tamed dinos food consumption to 0.1x
– Enabled Element reward (gives 10 Element once an hour to all online players)
– Enabled Token reward (gives 1 token once every two hours to all online players, to spend in the shop)
– Set Vote Rewards to give 150 Element, 150 Metal Ingots and 150 Gasoline everyday
– Doubled maximum server physx substeps to maintain more consistent ship movement at low server framerates.
– 2x Harvesting, XP, Taming and Gold enabled on the Official Network until Monday 25th.
– Bookshelf added to organize your maps, blueprints, notes, and songs. You can learn it from the Esotery of Building skill.
Valentines Day Event!
– Set Treasure Gold to 4x
– Set Mating Interval to 0.25x
– Set Tames Food Consumption to 0.25x
– Set Player Vitamin Consumption back to 100%
– Server events (taming, harvest etc.) will start to take place weekly with restarts on Sunday evenings. We will post before each restart on Discord, Facebook and Twitter, so keep an eye on tho…[Read more]