Time to trade in the early year blues with summertime hues! Today kicks off the 3rd annual ARK Summer Bash event in ARK: Survival Evolved where from June 30th through July 14th ARK adventurers can take advantage of special gameplay bonus rates, grab the newest Chibi pets, and get dressed with over 35 sizzlin’ summer cosmetics, including the hilariously new inflatable T-Rex costume!

Get your inflatable T-Rex costume on and no one gets hurt.

Watch the ARK Summer Bash 2021 teaser trailer

NEW! Summer Bash Items 2021

  • Hula Dance Emote
  • Flip In Place Emote
  • Inflatable T-Rex costume
  • 3 Hawaiian Shirt patterns
  • 3 Swimsuit patterns
  • Retro Sunglasses Skin
  • Floppy Straw Summer Hat Skin
  • Angler Hat Skin
  • Maewing
  • Spacedolphin
  • Voidwyrm
  • Deal With It Dodo
  • Straw Hat Otter

However you choose to spend your summer in ARK, Summer Bash 2021 is bound to cook up a lot of entertainment! Relax with tribemates by the beach while sporting the newest Hawaiian shirts, charm friends with a new Hula Dance and hunt for the newest Chibi pets including the Spacedolphin, Voidwyrm, and Straw Hat Otter. And of course, take advantage of increased rates (up to 5x normal rates) for harvesting, taming and breeding on Official, Small Tribe, ARKPocalypse, and Conquest servers.

Make the best summer memories in ARK Summer Bash 2021.

Haven’t yet explored the wild world of ARK? Check out the Steam Summer Sale where the newly launched ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition is available for amazing limited-time pricing, along with major discounts on ARK: Survival Evolved base game, ARK Genesis Season Pass, as well as ‘Complete the Bundle’ options!

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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!