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New ARK: Survival Evolved Update introduces Herbivore Gallimimus and much more

Studio Wildcard, have released another significant update for survival-adventure ARK: Survival Evolved, which will deliver a whole bunch of new content for STEAM players featuring a speedy new herbivore Gallimimus, the shockingly Electric Prod Stunner weapon, and much more. Also, for those yet to experience ARK: Survival Evolved on STEAM, the game is now available at 40% off the full retail price during the Humble Bundle winter sale.

You can check out ARK’s latest herbivore in the spotlight video below.

Here is what to expect from the Gallimimus:

While the Gallimimus in real life might have been a large, chicken-like omnivore belonging to the clade Ornithomimosauria (similar to today’s ostrich family and closely related to raptors and modern birds), in ARK: Survival Evolved it’s an herbivore with no natural means to defend itself except for running away. Luckily for the Gallimimus, it may very well be the fastest dinosaur on ARK, and is capable of ferrying up to three Survivors in a specially-designed Saddle!

ARK Survivors are likely split between loving and hating the speedy bird-like dino. Pro Gallimimus fans will love it because it is the only dino that can wear a three-seat passenger saddle, it can be tamed, and its extreme speed and ability to jump long distances is among the best for scouting and exploring…or making a quick getaway. Anti Gallimimus Survivors believe its inability to harm predators or to harvest resources places it in a category of uselessness and as a tribe burden. The Gallimimus is extremely skittish, looking nervous even when eating in a peaceful clear meadow.


Today’s update also includes a battery of items and optimizations including:

  • New Armor: SWAT-style Assault Armor tier
  • New Weapon: Electric Prod stunner weapon
  • New Structures: Greenhouse/Glass tileset with plant-growing benefits
  • Better Save/Load: Improved save-game save-and-load times
  • Name Tags: Added new special name tags and custom hat skins for: Wildcard Admin Team, Wildcard Non-Admin Team, Authorized External Testers, and Dev Kit Masters. Get yours by joining the crew, apply HERE! (Users need to be signed in to apply.)

ARK Survival Evolved is available for just £13.79 during the Humble Bundle winter sale.

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Dan has been gaming for nearly 30 years and has survived everything from Nuclear Fallouts to Zombie Outbreaks but his main love is Survival Horror and don't we all know it. Favourite games include Resident Evil and Grand Theft Auto, he can be regularly found cruising the streets of Vice City listening to the classics.


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