Ark: Survival Evolved now Free on Epic Games Store!


Saptarshi Mozumdar


Jun, 12.2020


Epic Games Store is a digital game store and a standalone launcher created in 2018 by Epic Games Inc. The launcher mostly became popular due to Fortnite, one of the most popular Battle Royale games of this generation. The launcher lacked a lot of features and received heavy criticism. However, things have been improving albeit at a slow rate.

Epic Games Store has been giving away tons of PC games. Like, just a few weeks back it gave away Sid Meier's Civilization® VI, before that it gave away Grand Theft Auto V which is undoubtedly one of the most popular AAA games. Other than these, they have given away popular AAA games such as Assasin’s Creed: Syndicate, World War Z, Kingdom Come Deliverance, etc.

Now, on June 11, 2020, they made Ark: Survival Evolved free on Epic Games Store. Just like the previous few free games, this would also be available for an entire week. Once you claim it before June 18, 2020, it’s yours to keep forever. 

Here is how you can get Ark: Survival Evolved for free on Epic Games Store. You will have to create an account on Epic Games Store if you don’t have one. Other than that you would need the Epic Games Launcher to download the game. Here is the link if you want to create an account on Epic Games Store: So, firstly, download and install the Epic Games Launcher, then all you have to is go tot he store page of Ark: Survival Evolved on the launcher and claim it. After claiming, it’s yours forever and you can download to play it when you want.

About Ark: Survival Evolved

Ark: Survival Evolved is an action-adventure open-world survival game developed by Studio Wildcard, Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basemen. This game was initially launched as an early-access title in 2015 and was later released in 2017 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Later, in 2018 this game was also launched for iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch. The game takes place on a mysterious island named "Ark". The island is full of various hazards such as dinosaurs, and other prehistoric animals. This game is playable both solo or with friends in co-op. Ark: Survival Evolved supports both first-person and third-person mode. Your goal is to survive. You have to harvest resources, craft new equipment, tame animals, build a shelter to survive nature’s wrath, etc. You can fight other players or coordinate with them to achieve your goals.