ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 272.3 & 272.31


  • Optimized Ground Clutter rendering, saving significant CPU and GPU performance
  • Re-added HDR support in Options Menu (Fullscreen Exclusive mode only, and requires native resolution for many TV’s)
  • Added 2 additional Aberration Cosmetics to Season Pass: Bulbdog Mask and Reaper Helmet


  • Disabled Ground Clutter optimization for now, as it was currently unstable.

ARK: Survial Evolved Patch 272.0 & 272.1


  • Fixed a server crash that some hosts were getting after uninstalling certain mods.
  • Re-Added “My Survivors” menu option
  • Temporarily removed HDR option, was causing some graphics issues at the moment.
  • Big Ragnarok update: 20% more map area, various changes and fixes


  • Fixed an issue where old Ragnarok Landscape sublevel randomly wasn’t getting properly deleted when updating the build on some servers & clients.

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 271.3

Fixes & Improvements

  • Added HDR Graphics Option (Experimental, Fullscreen Mode only, NVIDIA only, may only work up to 1080p on certain drivers)
  • Fixed Server List refreshing when adding/removing Favorites
  • Fixed Doed Level Up Animation
  • Fixed Plant Turrets vs Proning Players
  • Fixed Griffon Backwards-Fly-Run

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 271.2 & 271.21



  • Increased Ragnarok Boss Arena max time to 40 minutes (Requires Server Update.)

Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed a method that was being used to push characters underneath the ground (Requires Server Update.)
  • Fixed Fertilizer getting durability reset when using Deposit Action (Requires Server Update.)
  • Fixed a server loading crash that some mod-users were seeing (Requires Server Update.)
  • Fixed remote keypads not working properly on certain legacy servers.


  • Fixed impact decals that were not rendering.

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch 271.15 & 271.16


  • Further improved performance of ?bRawSockets servers by eliminating threading “critical sections”
  • Added -nonetthreading option for bRawSockets servers to only utilize a single thread for networking (useful to improve performance for machines with more servers than cpu cores, on Linux in particular)


  • Fixed an spawn issue with Ragnarok Golems
  • Changed TekLight structure settings to use “Tek Tier” properties (damage resistances)
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