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‘ARK: Survival Evolved': Update With New Features for Xbox One; 'ARK Park' Virtual Reality Spin-off Coming Soon [Video]

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Players of "ARK: Survival Evolved" on the Xbox One can now earn Achievements with the release of 748.0 updates recently.

Studio Wildcard released the update for "ARK: Survival Evolved" on Friday, which would help players boost Gamerscore as well as addressed crashing issues, the addition of Procedurally Generated ARKs, redesigned caves, and the inclusion of four new dinosaurs. However, there seems to be an issue with PrimitivePlus for the Xbox One patch, servers were put offline to ensure game progress would not be lost.

Studio Wildcard Community Manager Jat announced the issue via Twitter informing that a new patch, 748.2 for "ARK: Survival Evolved" will be released on Monday. However, The 748.2 patch passed through Microsoft's certification earlier than expected which the update ready for download and immediately followed by putting the servers back up.

Players are informed that the Achievements for "ARK: Survival Evolved" is still a work in progress. Players are therefore advised to expect more updates in the future.

"ARK: Survival Evolved" in VR now has "ARK Park"

With its arrival on the PS4, "ARK: Survival Evolved" will soon feature a PlayStation VR mode called "ARK Park", according to Express. Fans playing on the Xbox One will not be left out for an update will be released for the console as well.

According to Studio Wildcard, a new ARK VR experience is being developed by Snail's Peacock Studio and will be made available to a number of VR headsets. Gamers will be able to import their dinosaurs from the survival game into the new "ARK Park" VR mode for a closer and personal experience.

According to Kit Guru, the virtual reality mode is not the same as the original release. The VR experience is an educational one. The "ARK Park" VR mode will allow players to explore an open world of dinosaurs with multiple environments to explore.

Furthermore, the VR mode will not be all about exploring and watching, though. Players will be tasked to recover genetic information about the dinosaurs. "ARK Park" will be released initially for PlayStation VR and will be immediately released for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive in 2017.

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