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Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.72 Patch Notes

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January 6, 2022

Ark Survival Evolved update 2.72 is now live, and according to the patch notes, it fixes a number of issues related to the recent Lost Island expansion.

Back in December 2021, Studio Wildcard surprised all Ark players by launching a free expansion called Lost Island! The DLC added a brand new location to the game as well as some new creatures to tame.

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Now, the latest update of Ark Survival Evolved on PC is mostly focused on the issues of this new DLC, fixing the exploits and bugs, wiping out the technical problems that would cause a crash, and resolving the issues with some of the items.

You can check out the full patch notes down below:

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Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.72 Patch Notes

PC: Current Version: v342.2- 01/05/2022 – Major version for servers and clients

  • Fixed some exploits
  • Fixed some holes in lost island
  • Fixed some crashes
  • Addressed some overspawning issues on lostisland
  • Can no longer place dermis of creatures in taxidermy/training dummy if that creature is not transferrable to a given map (Wording?)
  • Fix loot crate spawns of Massive/Devious artifacts
  • Fix for fertilized voidwyvern eggs not decaying
  • Reduced fog while underwater
  • Fixed some clutter & foliage
  • Adjustments & fixes to Amargasaurus
  • Fixes to Sinomacrops
  • Adjusted respawn map and global LAT/LON coords to be more accurate on Lost Island
  • Fixed large beaver dams being invisible for some clients on Lost Island
  • Fixed an issue where some dinos were marked as not tameable in caves on Lost Island

PS4: Current Version: v698.25 (client) – 01/05/2022 – Minor version for clients

  • Fixed a problem where some of the creatures’ textures did not load correctly on the Lost Island.
  • Removed ability to host a player-dedicated Lost Island server.
  • Fixed a crash.

Ark Survival Evolved is now available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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