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- Cross-Platform Modding
- Unreal Engine 5 Dev Kit
- Premium & DLC-level mods
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.
Everything you need to host, manage, and distribute your mods
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover new revenue opportunities by developing ARK: Survival Ascended content! 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.contact us
To celebrate the launch of ARK: Survival Ascended, CurseForge will be holding a celebratory mod competition with a massive $350K prize pool. Whether you're an independent modder or part of a studio, this is your chance to stand out, win big, and be part of a celebration of modding.
Two Unique Tracks:
Create captivating maps, skins and mods and win up $50K in prizes
Aimed at studios and creative teams, win up to $300K in development funding
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!
ARK: Survival Ascend is currently available for PC on Steam. Xbox and PS5 releases are expected on November.
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.
Soon, you will have the option to monetize your mods. 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.
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.