ARK: Survival Evolved Available For Free On Epic Game Store


REDMOND, WA – JUNE 11, 2020 – Studio Wildcard announced today that for the first time ever, its open-world survival dinosaur experience ARK: Survival Evolved, along with all its expansion packs, is available on the Epic Games Store! To celebrate the occasion it is offering ARK: Survival Evolved base game to keep forever, for free, on the Epic Games Store. This limited-time offer starts today until and lasts through 11:00 EST on June 18, 2020. To claim your free copy of ARK: Survival Evolved (PC or Mac) on your Epic Games account please visit

Want even more ARKAll ARK: Survival Evolved content on the Epic Games store is deeply discounted this week, including Scorched Earth (50% off), Aberration (50% off), Extinction (50% off), and ARK Season Pass (50% off).

This month marks five years since ARK’s debut and Studio Wildcard is celebrating this momentous milestone with a special anniversary in-game event, a new tameable pterosaur Tropeognathus, and release of the free fantasy-themed “Crystal Isles – ARK Expansion Map”!

The Crystal Isles – ARK Expansion Map is a free downloadable update available now for PC players and will be available on console versions of ARK this Fall.

Watch the ARK 5 Year Anniversary trailer HERE:

In ARK players are stranded naked, freezing and starving on a mysterious island, where they must hunt, harvest, craft items, grow crops, and build shelters to survive. Use skill and cunning to kill, tame, breed, & ride the dinosaurs and primeval creatures living in ARK. Team up with hundreds of players online or try solo survival in offline play.

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Founded in 2014 by industry veterans Jeremy Stieglitz and Jesse Rapczak, Studio Wildcard’s mission is to bring AAA quality to ambitious indie titles that are designed for core gamers. The studio’s hit title ARK: Survival Evolved, has sold more than 30 million copies across all platforms. The team emphasizes direct communication with their active community, implements player feedback into its fast, iterative dev cycle, and provides tools to drive user generated content. Studio Wildcard includes distributed developers across multiple continents, as wherever talented developers reside, Wildcard seeks them out!