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  • Cross-Platform
    Modding
  • Unreal Engine 5
    Dev Kit
  • Premium &
    DLC-level mods
Create, Promote, and Get Rewarded for Your Mods
Welcome to the Era of Cross-Platform Modding Welcome to the Era of Cross-Platform Modding

Welcome to the Era of Cross-Platform Modding

Studio Wildcard and CurseForge are proud to bring you a new and revolutionary cross-platform modding experience in ARK: Survival Ascended.

Cross-platform modding has never been easier. Simply publish your mod's source code, and it will be automatically cooked for all platforms by us,
and available to download on , , and .

Connect players from all platforms with built-in cross-play support and
cross-play modded server hosting, and get ready to ascend.

Welcome to the Era of Cross-Platform Modding Welcome to the Era of Cross-Platform Modding

Ascended Modding Experience

Everything you need to host, manage, and distribute your mods

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  • Unreal Engine 5 Dev Kit

    Utilizing advanced features, such as Lumen lighting
    system
    and Nanite Geometry Visualization, you
    can create stunning, high-detailed assets, with no
    concerns about performance and optimizations.

  • Cross-Play on Modded Servers

    For the first time in ARK, you can create cross-play
    modded servers, host them exclusively on Nitrado -
    enabling gamers on all platform to play together on
    the same server.

  • In-Game Mod Discovery

    Upload your mod straight from the editor -
    to be available in-game on PC and consoles.
    Allow players to discover and download your
    mod mods right from their game menu. 

  • Community and Support

    Join an ever-growing community of creators.
    Get continuous support from CurseForge experts,
    connect with fellow modders, and thrive together
    in the ARK modding ecosystem.

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Now Live:

Premium &
DLC-Level Mods

Discover new revenue opportunities by developing ARK: Survival Ascended content - now available cross-platform on both PC and consoles!

While most of the mods will remain free to play, we enable professional developers and game studios to create DLC-level mods and premium content, which can be monetized in-game. With the support and review of Studio Wildcard and the CurseForge team, these high-quality creations can then be sold through the in-game mod store, creating a hassle-free monetization stream.

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Premium & DLC-Level Mods

Hi! We are CurseForge

The world’s largest mod hub for games such as Minecraft, World of Warcraft, The Sims 4, and many more. With the long-awaited launch of ARK: Survival Ascended, we have partnered with Studio Wildcard to bring ARK players the next generation of user-generated content experiences.

Our mission in this partnership is to empower the ARK modding community and enable players to access more, better mods and enjoy an endless supply of quality content.

At CurseForge, it's all about the creators; we champion modders at every phase of their creative journey, ensuring a platform where modding is not just a hobby but it’s a profession. Join the CurseForge community today!

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  • 50B

    MOD DOWNLOADS

  • 1.2B

    MONTHLY DOWNLOADS

  • 20M+

    MONTHLY USERS

  • 231K

    TOTAL MODS

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • While you can use the dev kit without a CurseForge account, once you want to publish your mod, you must sign in with a CurseForge account.

  • Yes, you can! Once your mod is ready, simply select the "Cross-Platform" option within the CurseForge upload widget in the ARK: Survival Ascend editor, and we will take care of the rest. Your mods will be automatically cooked by us and made available for PC, Xbox, and Playstation once the cooking process is completed.

  • All ARK: Survival Ascend mods will be accessible in-game, allowing gamers to discover, install, and play ARK: Survival Ascend mods directly from the game menu.
    Additionally, PC and server versions of your ARK: Survival Ascend mods will be available to download via the in-game UI and on the CurseForge website.

  • ARK: Survival Ascended mods are created using the ARK's content dev kit. Once your mod is ready, use the "Upload to CurseForge" widget inside the editor. Your mod will be automatically cooked for all relevant platforms and uploaded to the CurseForge website.

  • Yes, you can. You have the option to create servers exclusively for PC gamers or servers for cross-platform games. ARK servers will be supported by Nitrado.

  • You can join our dedicated Discord or visit our ARK authors knowledge center

  • Yes you can! Both single authors and studios can create a single mod or DLC-level mods.
    You can decide if you want to offer your mod for free or receive payment for your creations. Learn more about premium mods