Studio Wildcard has announced that ARK: Survival Evolved will be free to play for PC players all throughout this weekend, in order to celebrate the final expansion of ARK: Survival Evolved season pass.
The third and final expansion is called ARK: Extinction, and is the final piece of the ARK: Survival Evolved season pass. And to mark this occasion, you will be able to play the base version of the game for free on PC until 11 November.
This is a very good chance if you are not familiar with the ARK world as this opportunity is limited time only on Steam. If you like what you play, you can even buy the game at a discounted price on Steam as well. The game is have a 60% off and will only cost you $20, while the season pass is also being offered at a discounted price of $29.24 which is down 35%.
Meanwhile, Extinction being the last expansion of ARK: Survival Evolved, it brings in a new map that promises to deliver the long awaited end to the ARK Storyline, while also returning from the storyline from where it began and ends back on Earth.
The ARK: Extinction pack will cost you $19.99, while the Aberration and Scorched Earth expansions are also on sale for $9.99 and $8 respectively.
Extinction brings survivors back to where the mysterious journey all started; Earth. What was once a lush and thriving home world is now a corrupt, hostile and desolate shell of its former self. Venture into the diverse landscape where ruins of a past civilization reveal clues to Earth’s demise along with the keys to reviving its future. At the heart of this bleak and foreboding terrain is an overgrown, deserted technological metropolis that rises amidst the waste. Discover and explore long abandoned micro-biospheres which served as the early prototypes for the ARKs of today.
ARK: Extinction – Key Features
Capture and Tame Animals
Capture, tame and craft powerful and unusual organic and mechanical creature types different from anything previously seen in the ARK universe. Increase situational awareness by flying and controlling robotic surveillance drones. Harvest valuable resources by taming and feeding organic transmutation machines.
Craft Unique Items
Ensure mastery on this forsaken world with many new and exotic craftable items. Keep your tames where you want them with a creature leash, use taxidermy tools to enhance your home decor with trophy mounts from your most memorable kills, span and traverse previously uncrossable gaps with a Tek bridge, store and preserve your favorite friendly creature in a portable cryopod for reuse later, utilize Tek gravity grenades to attract or repel foes to your advantage, and autonomously airlift loot back to your base with an airborne delivery crate!
Conquer New Challenges
As Element runs rampant across Earth, corrupting and mutating all that it touches, Survivors must be prepared for the unique challenges fueled from these cataclysmic events. Engage in epic battles of titanic proportions when encountering the colossal Titans that rule this hostile planet as the ultimate apex predator. Scour the wastelands for orbital supply drops and protect the precious cargo they contain while fending off an onslaught of Element-corrupted monstrosities barely resembling their former selves. Survive and shelter from environmental anomalies such as Element eruptions, eclipses and meteor showers.
Return to Earth and complete your conquest of the ARK universe, gain sought after answers to advance the storyline, discover the fate of the original explorers, determine the true purpose of the ARK network, and unravel the remaining mysteries of the Homo Deus!
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