The release date of the Nintendo Switch version of dinosaur survival game “ARK” has been decided on February 24, 2023

Spike Chunsoft Co, Ltd announced on November 29th that an open world dinosaur survival action game developed by Studio Wildcard will be released.“ARK: Survival Evolved”AboutNintendo Switch versionannounced that it will be released on February 24, 2023 (Friday).

The price is 3800 yen (excluding tax).

“Ark: Survival Evolved” was released as an early access version of the game in development in 2015, and has been released worldwide.More than 20 million cumulative salesrecording great success. In Japan, Spike Chunsoft started in 2017.PS4The total number of domestic shipments is500,000 bottlesIt has become an exceedingly popular work.

This work isAn open world where dinosaurs roamA tough survival challenging action game on the stage. Players wake up on a mysterious island,Hunting, gathering materials, building basesIn doing so, they will survive in a harsh environment.

in survivallife and staminaNot only,temperature, such as hunger, thirst, heat, or coldneed to be careful too. At the beginning of the game, the player has no items, so the player can use everything on the island as material to create food, clothes and houses.craft everything yourselfand creates it.

The biggest feature of this work is that it lives in the islandOver 100 dinosaurs and ancient creaturesmost ofYou can tame and make friendspoint. Buddy creatures can fight together, ride and fly in the air, and move quickly.

There will be a Nintendo Switch version of a dinosaur survival game

Furthermore, in addition to individual play, this workMultiplayer multiplayer up to 64 playersalso corresponds to Unable to attack other playersPvE serverand attacks on other players are allowedPvP serveravailable, so you can enjoy playing online in your favorite style.

In addition to the above, on the same day as the Nintendo Switch version of this work that will be released this time, all DLC will be installed.“Ark: Ultimate Survivor Upgrade”and the download version of the game“Ark: Ultimate Survivor Edition”is released on the Nintendo eShop.

The price of “Ark: Ultimate Survivor Upgrade” is 5060 yen (tax included), and “Ark: Ultimate Survivor Edition” is 7480 yen (tax included).

If you want to play “Ark” on Nintendo Switch, wait for the release next spring.

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The full press release is below.


Open world dinosaur survival action “ARK: Survival Evolved” Nintendo Switch version will be released in Japan! The full version “Ultimate Survivor Edition” with all DLC is also on sale

Spike Chunsoft Co, Ltd will release the Nintendo Switch version of the open world dinosaur survival action “ARK: Survival Evolved” developed by Studio Wildcard on February 24, 2023 (Friday). The price is 3,800 yen (excluding tax).

In addition, “ARK: Ultimate Survivor Upgrade (Ark: Ultimate Survivor Upgrade)” with all DLC and “ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition (Ark: Ultimate Survivor Edition)” including the download version of the game will be released on the same day. It will be released on the Nintendo eShop.

At the same time, we will release the announcement trailer with the actual video of Nintendo Switch today.

There will be a Nintendo Switch version of a dinosaur survival game

Since the early access version was released for PC in 2015, “ARK: Survival Evolved” has been very popular with over 20 million units sold worldwide. In Japan, Spike Chunsoft has been selling it for PlayStation®4 since October 2017, and it is a popular work with cumulative domestic shipments (including download sales) exceeding 500,000. “ARK: Survival Evolved” will finally appear on Nintendo Switch.

■ Overview of the game

“ARK: Survival Evolved” is an action game that challenges tough survival in an open world where dinosaurs roam. Players wake up on a mysterious island and survive in a harsh environment while hunting, gathering materials, and building bases. This work also supports multiplayer multiplayer, and players can find their own way to enjoy this game.

In this work, you need to pay attention not only to life and stamina, but also to hunger, thirst, and temperatures such as heat and cold. Players aim to survive in a harsh environment by being self-sufficient in everything from food and clothing to housing, using everything that exists on the island as material.

The biggest feature of this work is the presence of more than 100 dinosaurs and ancient creatures inhabiting the island. Most of these creatures can be caught and tamed. Tamed creatures can be brought as allies, fight alongside them, ride them, and help the player.

This work starts the game without any items. Since everything you need will be procured locally, you will need to collect materials and craft your own weapons and bases.

In addition to single play, this work also supports multiplayer multiplayer with up to 64 people. There are PvE servers where you cannot attack other players and PvP servers where you can attack other players, so you can enjoy playing online in your preferred style.

■ “ARK: Survival Evolved” Nintendo Switch Announcement Trailer

■ Upgrade bundles and full versions that deliver all DLC are also available!

Title: ARK: Ultimate Survivor Upgrade
Price: 5,060 yen (tax included) / Contents of the download version:
-ARK: Survival Evolving Season Pass
* Separate sale is 3,080 yen (tax included)
-ARK: Genesis Season Pass
* Separate sale is 3,630 yen (tax included)

* After purchasing the season pass, download the corresponding DLC ​​separately from the Nintendo eShop.
Price: 7,480 yen (tax included) / Contents of the download version:
– ARK: Survival Evolved – ARK: Ultimate Survivor Upgrade

■ Game specifications

Title: ARK: Survival Evolved
Platform: Nintendo Switch Suggested retail price: ¥3,800 + tax version / package / download version

Genre: Open world dinosaur survival action

Developer: Studio Wildcard Publisher: Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.

© 2017 Wild Card Studio. ARK: Survival Evolved is a trademark of Studio Wildcard. Created and developed by Studio Wildcard, Grove Street Games, Snail Games, Efecto Studios, Instinct Games, and Virtual Basement.

https://www.spike-chunsoft.co.jp/ark/switch/

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