Ark: Survival Ascended First Gameplay Revealed

Ark: Survival Ascended First Gameplay Revealed

The remake is being built in Unreal Engine 5 and introduces cross-platform modding support.

The first gameplay footage of Ark: Survival Ascended was shown during the Xbox Partner Preview on Wednesday, giving viewers a look at the next-generation remake. Ark: Survival Ascended is a top-to-bottom remake of Ark: Survival Evolved that aims to modernize the original game with new gameplay additions and enhancements.

Ark: Survival Ascended Partner Preview

Among the new features coming to the remake is cross-platform mod support, which will bring modding capabilities to players on every platform. Players will have access to the new CurseForge mod browser directly from the in-game menu.

The cross-platform modding capabilities were implemented in part due to the remake being built in Unreal Engine 5, which also makes for some breathtaking graphical enhancements. The remake is also able to utilize various UE5 tools including Lumen global illumination, Nanite rendering, and chaos physics.

To learn more about the changes in improvements coming to Ark: Survival Ascended, be sure to check out the recent coverage on Xbox Wire.