Ark: Ultimate Survivor Edition November Launch Date Details and Ark: Dinosaur Discovery Trailer Reveal

ARK Dinosaur Discovery
ARK Dinosaur Discovery

Studio Wildcard today confirmed a new launch date for the ARK: Survival Evolved major “overhaul” update on Nintendo Switch, upcoming release date details for ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition, and released a gameplay trailer for the kid-friendly, Nintendo Switch exclusive ARK: Dinosaur Discovery.

November 1

The upcoming major free update for ARK: Survival Evolved on Switch will launch worldwide on November 1. This “overhaul” update for ARK: Survival Evolved on Switch vastly improves visual quality and performance, drastically reduces loading times, adds numerous QoL features like a virtual cursor for improved inventory management, and much more.

November 1 & November 8

ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition for Nintendo Switch will launch on November 1 in North America and November 8 in Europe. This definitive ARK collection will include all ARK expansion packs, launching first with Scorched Earth (also launching November 1 in North America and November 8 in Europe); AberrationExtinction and Genesis Parts 1 & 2 will be released in order.

November 9

ARK: Dinosaur Discovery – the kid-friendly, non-violent adventure exclusive for Nintendo Switch – will launch worldwide on November 9. Featuring simplified controls that can be played on a single Joy-Con, young gamers can learn about the real-life dinosaurs featured in ARKARK: Dinosaur Discovery will be a free download for all ARK: Survival Evolved owners on Switch. The game will also be available to purchase separately on the Nintendo eShop for those who do not own ARK: Survival Evolved.

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