• Hi everyone,

    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 […]

  • Hey survivors,

    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 […]

  • Hi everyone!

    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 […]

  • Norlinri started the topic 24.xx in the forum Patch Notes 5 months, 3 weeks ago


    – 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]

  • Norlinri started the topic 294.xx in the forum Patch notes 5 months, 3 weeks ago



    • Fixed double door pickup after pickup timer has expired
    • Disabled structure pickup when inventory is full
    • Fixed bug preventing Triangle Roofs from being placed on Large Walls
    • Increased health of Fence Supports
    • Added Homestead Tek engrams to the boss dinos on Scorched, Aberration, and Extinction
    • Kibble
      • Set…

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  • Norlinri started the topic 23.xx in the forum Patch Notes 5 months, 4 weeks ago


    – 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]

  • Norlinri started the topic 22.xx in the forum Patch Notes 6 months ago


    – 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]

  • 16.03.2019:
    – 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.

  • Hello survivors!

    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 […]

  • Norlinri started the topic 21.xx in the forum Patch Notes 6 months, 1 week ago

    21:– Optimized how items are networked resulting in significantly higher performance and less bandwidth usage- Added the Hook Hand and the Peg Leg to the Freeport cosmetic vendor

  • 07.03.19:– Set Cuddle interval back to 1x (8 hours). We will be running events with 0.25x Cuddle interval to allow creatures with shorter maturation times to reach 100% imprint

  • 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 […]

  • Norlinri started the topic 293.xx in the forum Patch notes 6 months, 1 week ago

    Homestead S+:

    • Variant System

    Added Structure variant system to cycle visuals for a structure

    • Structure Pickup
      • Enabled pickup of the following structures:
        • Elevator Platforms
        • Elevator Tracks
        • Electric Generator
        • Grill
        • Industrial Forge
        • Industrial Grinder
        • Chem Bench
        • Fabricator
        • Tek Generator
        • Tek Replicator
        • Tek Transmitter
      • Disabled pickup of Bee Hives
      • Added ServerSettings…

    [Read more]

  • Norlinri started the topic 20.xx in the forum Patch Notes 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    20.1 (ANARCHY):

    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]

  • 01.03.19:
    – 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

  • 24.02.19:
    – 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

  • Norlinri started the topic 19.xx in the forum Patch Notes 6 months, 3 weeks ago


    – 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.

    -…[Read more]

  • 16.02.2019:
    – Set Player Base Weight to 1.4x to reflect the latest patch changes
    – Set Player Per Level Weight Gain to 1.4x to reflect the latest patch changes

  • Norlinri started the topic 292.xx in the forum Patch notes 7 months ago


    Valentines Day Event!

    • Auto Activates from 2/12 – 2/18 for non-TCs
    • Run with ActiveEvent=vday to toggle manually

    Event Rates:

    • 2x Mating/Mate boost Range
    • 3x Mating Speed/Mating Recovery
    • 3x Baby/Egg Maturation Speed
    • 1/3rd Baby Food Consumption

    Event Details:

    • Dino color spawns: Creatures have a 20% chance to spawn with…

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  • 11.02.2019:
    – 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 DiscordFacebook and Twitter, so keep an eye on tho…[Read more]

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