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Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Ark: Survival Evolved 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Ben Kendall and updated 5 months ago.
Cross-Platform: You can play people on different systems: PC and Xbox One.
You can play this game in the following styles:
Rated for younger players in the US. Rated ESRB TEEN for Use of Alcohol, Crude Humor, Blood, Violence.
10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. It's also important to ensure children understand in-game purchases and have spending limits set-up. This is a tough game in survival mode. Younger players can enjoy it more in creative. Either way, you need to be able to collect and plan your use of resources and defend yourself from creatures and other players (if playing online).
Account RatingAccount required for online play that has 13 years old as minimum age.
Ark: Survival Evolved
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Ark: Survival Evolved Explorer's Edition
Ark: Ultimate Survivor Edition
- In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
- In-Game Pass: Purchase a season/battle pass to gain access to limited in-game purchases, reward items and other aspects of the game.
You can purchase Scorched Earth and Aberration expansions to add maps, creatures and hazards. The third expansion, Extinction, is available through a battle pass.
- Scorched Earth expansion pack
- Aberration Aberration expansion pack
- Extinction expansion pack
- The Center map
- Ragnarok map
- Valguero map
- Crystal Isles map
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Release Date: 08/08/2017, updated in 2018
Price: 33% off
Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Players: 1-2 (70 online)
Accessibility: 24 features
Components: 3D First-Person, Day and Night and Open World
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