As the game was already available for Xbox One and Xbox One X enhanced, it is nowadays an Xbox Play Anywhere title, so this will allow Survivors who ‘ve purchased the game digitally on Xbox to download an play on both platforms at no extra cost. You can pick up the Windows 10 Version of the plot here :
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Everything is tied to your Microsoft/Live account ! This means that you can pick up your gamble wherever you left off, switching between your Xbox One and PC while dynamically taking your save progress, Gamerscore, DLC, and achievements with you .
With the handout of Windows 10, comes a new stimulate have : CrossPlay ( cross-platform on-line multiplayer ) ! Whether it ‘s playing on Xbox from the comfort of your sofa with a accountant in hand, or at your Windows 10 Gaming Desktop, survivors with this Play Anywhere title can take advantage of CrossPlay and live on the ARK with their tribe across both platforms. You ‘ll be able to tame, harvest, and dominate with each early !
For those wanting to jump into the CrossPlay experience immediately, you can do thus by browsing our official Server network for matches titles ‘CrossPlay ‘. We ‘ve launched 24 servers, a mix of PvE and PvP, clustered by region available to play right now ! ( All Official Servers will become CrossPlay enabled in the future once BattlEye, or an equivalent Microsoft anti-cheat organization, functions on the Windows 10 Store. ) besides, you ‘ll presently find a large quantity of player-hosted Dedicated & Non-Dedicated CrossPlay sessions to join !
CrossPlay is enabled by default for anyone hosting a server via their consoles. You can disable it, by barely unchecking the ‘Enable CrossPlay ‘ option when hosting a session ! It ‘ll appear in a negotiation box, after beginning to host a server .
For those using a Nitrado personal computer waiter, CrossPlay is disabled by default. You can enable the adjust, by logging onto your administration gore, select the ‘General ‘ check under ‘Settings ‘, checking the ‘CrossPlay ‘ checkbox, save the changes and restart your waiter !
The plunge of the Windows 10 version besides brings the single actor & non-dedicated split-screen to PC ! Over time we ‘ll be working on incorporating the same sport onto the Steam interpretation of the crippled.
You will be able to host a 70 player dedicated server using the Windows 10 translation of the plot ! At award, hosting a Windows 10 Player Dedicated can be graphically intensive on the computers, as you ‘re reasonably much running the game. In the approach future, we are going to see if there ‘s a way we can make it like to hosting a graphicless dedicated personal computer server. You will not be able to edit the “ game.ini ” or “ gameusersettings.ini ” server files, as those are locked behind the Windows 10 platform, though, you even have the Host Settings user interface available to you, similarly to the Xbox game. Keep in mind you would need an extra score with a copy of the crippled in ordering to host a dedicate waiter on Windows 10 while simultaneously playing on Xbox .
Edit: Microsoft has informed of us of a electric potential way to host and player on a server without needing an extra copy, we ‘ve so far to confirm as we ‘re looking into cross-platform actor dedicated invites with them at the moment, but hera ‘s what they recommend :
On your Windows 10 PC…
1. launch and sign into the Microsoft Store using your Xbox Live Gold account
2. download and install ARK
3. Launch the Xbox App and sign-in ( or create as needed ) an Xbox Live Silver account
4. launch ARK
5. When the Xbox Account picker comes up choose the Silver account
6. In ARK, set up your dedicated server
On your Xbox One…
1. Login to your Gold report
2. download and install ARK
3. launch ARK using Gold account as identity
4. Use Server Browser to find and connect to the dedicated case you set up on your personal computer
Mods will not be available through the Windows 10 version of the game, due to the stream miss of a User Generated Content storehouse and mottle rescue pipeline equivalent to Steam Workshop. If this changes in the future in terms of Windows & Xbox features, we ‘ll be at the ready to support it. If you want to experience a modded ARK right field immediately, the best way to do so would be through the Steam version of the game .
The Non-Dedicated tether range has been increased by 50 % for the Windows 10 translation of the game. however, as we enter the newfangled year we ‘ll be removing the restrict all in all in single actor split-screen, and a slider will be made available for Windows non-dedicated sessions ( which in-turn will be enjoyed by any Xbox Clients playing on a acquire 10 Non-Dedicated school term ). In summation to the upcoming tether changes, we ‘ll be working on bringing Truesky wholly to the Windows 10 version of the game .
Welcome to the boastful ARK Tribe, Windows 10 Survivors ! We ‘re identical arouse to get ARK out on this modern platform at last with cross-platform on-line multiplayer, and can not wait for you to join us on this wild & crazy dinosaur sci-fi travel !
All the best ,
The ARK : survival Evolved team