Last week at The Game Awards, Studio Wildcard took the next dinosaur-sized step with the Ark franchise and wowed the world with announcements Ark II. The reveal trailer (above) was fully captured in the engine and shows off some of the features and gameplay fans it can expect when it becomes the Xbox Series X | S console start appears.
The Ark franchise has a long history with the Xbox community. Ark: survival evolved was an exclusive console launch in the Xbox Game Preview program in December 2015 that received valuable feedback from Xbox One gamers before it launched in August 2017. When Xbox One X launched in November 2017, it was one of the first Xbox One X Enhanced titles. In January 2019, Xbox Game Pass members joined the Ark community and gained access to the Scorched Earth, Aberration and Extinction DLC. Ark: survival evolved is also one of the earliest titles released for the Xbox Series X | S have been optimized.
Now with Ark IIPlayers will be transported to a brutal new world of primitive animal and human survival where they will face the ever-present threats of hyper-realistic intelligent dinosaurs, aggressive alien fauna and the exotic environments of an unearthly planet. Survivors will continue the dramatic aeon story of Ark about the evolution of mankind in this next generation sandbox survival experience.
Ark II will also feature Vin Diesel as the hero character Santiago, who will also be a crossover character in the upcoming Ark: The Animated Series. While Vin Diesel will lend his acting talents Ark II
We will have more news to report in the near future Ark II here on Xbox Wire. We look forward to seeing you in the ark!
PS Don’t forget to bring your free Santiago weapon skins and animation series raptor costume Ark: survival evolved now before they’re gone!