ARK update 1.89 patch notes for PS4 released. According to the official ARK PS4 1.89 update patch notes, the new ARK Survival Evolved update 1.89 brings ‘Homestead‘ which includes Structure Plus (S+) and the long-awaited kibble rework. Structures Plus (S+) is a player created Sponsored Mod by Orionsun. Apart from this, the ARK version 1.89 also resolves various issues related to crashing, UI bug, stuttering/lag, framerate drop, and more.

The previous big update was released with a long list of bug fixes and gameplay changes. Unfortunately, since the last patch, many players were experiencing a number of performance issues. Today’s ARK 1.89 patch is expected to fix all these errors. Check out more details here.

ARK Update 1.89 for PS4 Patch Notes

New building features in Homestead:

  • Dedicated bulk storage
  • Triangle foundations, ceilings and roof pieces
  • Four high walls
  • Fence supports for level walls
  • Flexible pipes and electrical cables
  • Double doors
  • Swappable variants for ramps/stairs
  • New visual variants for existing structures

Bug Fixes in ARK 1.89

S+

  • Variant System
    • Added Structure variant system to cycle visuals for a structure
  • Structure Pickup
    • Enabled pickup of the following structures:
      • Elevator Platforms
      • Elevator Tracks
      • Electric Generator
      • Grill
      • Industrial Forge
      • Industrial Grinder
      • Chem Bench
      • Fabricator
      • Tek Generator
      • Tek Replicator
      • Tek Transmitter
    • Disabled pickup of Bee Hives
    • Added ServerSettings ini config option StructurePickupHoldDuration to allow unofficials to configure (or disable by setting to 0) the quick-pickup hold duration
    • Changed default for quick-pickup to 0.5 seconds (from 1 second)
  • Structure Additions
    • Added ‘Smooth’ sidewall variants (like the stone foundation) to the stock square foundations [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Thatch, Wood]
    • Triangle foundations [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Triangle ceilings [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood, Greenhouse]
    • Triangle roofs [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood, Greenhouse]
    • Large (4x height) walls [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Flexible pipes [Stone, Metal]
    • Flexible electrical cables
    • Stairs (with freely swappable ramp variant) [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Double door frames [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Double doors [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]
    • Tek Dedicated storage (Tek structure that allows storing a large amount of a single resource)
    • Fence supports (allows you to build fences that are level along the top) [Adobe, Metal, Stone, Tek, Wood]

Kibble Rework

  • Categorized Kibble
  • Creatures prefer their category of Kibble or above
  • Produced
    • Allosaurus – Superior
    • Ankylosaurus – Regular
    • Archaeopteryx – Simple
    • Argentavis – Superior
    • Baryonyx – Regular
    • Basilisk – Exceptional
    • Brontosaurus – Exceptional
    • Carbonemys – Regular
    • Carnotaur – Regular
    • Compy – Simple
    • Dilophosaur – Basic
    • Dimetrodon – Regular
    • Dimorphodon – Simple
    • Diplodocus – Regular
    • Dodo – Basic
    • Featherlight – Basic
    • Gallimimus – Simple
    • Giganotosaurus – Exceptional
    • Hesperornis – Extraordinary
    • Ichthyornis – Simple
    • Iguanodon – Simple
    • Kairuku – Basic
    • Kaprosuchus – Regular
    • Kentrosaurus – Regular
    • Lystrosaurus – Basic
    • Mantis – Superior
    • Megalania – Superior
    • Megalosaurus – Superior
    • Micro Raptor – Simple
    • Morellatops – Simple
    • Moschops – Superior
    • Oviraptor – Simple
    • Snow Owl – Superior
    • Pachycephalosaurus – Simple
    • Pachyrhinosaurus – Regular
    • Parasaur – Basic
    • Pegomastax – Simple
    • Pelagornis – Regular
    • Pteranodon – Simple
    • Pulmonoscorpius – Regular
    • Quetzalcoatlus – Exceptional
    • Raptor – Simple
    • Rex – Exceptional
    • Rock Drake – Extraordinary
    • Sarcosuchus – Regular
    • Spinosaur – Superior
    • Stegosaurus – Regular
    • Tapejera – Superior
    • Terror Bird – Regular
    • Therizinosaurus – Exceptional
    • Thorny Dragon – Regular
    • Titanboa – Superior
    • Triceratops – Simple
    • Troodon – Regular
    • Velonasaur – Regular
    • Vulture – Basic
    • Wyvern – Extraordinary
    • Yutyrannus – Exceptional
  • Preferred
    • Allosaurus – Superior
    • Angler Fish – Regular
    • Ankylosaurus – Regular
    • Araneo – Simple
    • Archaeopteryx – Simple
    • Argentavis – Superior
    • Baryonyx – Regular
    • Basilosaurus – Exceptional
    • Beelzebufo – Regular
    • Brontosaurus – Exceptional
    • Carbonemys – Regular
    • Carnotaur – Regular
    • Castoroides – Superior
    • Daeodon – Superior
    • Dilophosaur – Basic
    • Dimetrodon – Regular
    • Dimorphodon – Simple
    • Diplocaulus – Simple
    • Diplodocus – Regular
    • Direbear – Superior
    • Direwolf – Superior
    • Dodo – Basic
    • Doedicurus – Regular
    • Dunkleosteus – Superior
    • Gallimimus – Simple
    • Gasbags – Superior
    • Giant Bee – Simple
    • Gigantopithecus – Regular
    • Giganotosaurus – Exceptional
    • Griffin – Extraordinary
    • Ichthyornis – Simple
    • Ichthyosaurus – Simple
    • Iguanodon – Simple
    • Kairuku – Basic
    • Kaprosuchus – Regular
    • Karkinos – Exceptional
    • Kentrosaurus – Regular
    • Lymantria – Regular
    • Mammoth – Superior
    • Managarmr – Exceptional
    • Megalania – Extraordinary
    • Megaloceros – Simple
    • Megalodon – Superior
    • Megalosaurus – Superior
    • Megatherium – Superior
    • Mesopithicus – Basic
    • Morellatops – Simple
    • Mosasaurus – Exceptional
    • Onyc – Simple
    • Snow Owl – Superior
    • Pachycephalosaurus – Simple
    • Paraceratherium – Superior
    • Parasaur – Basic
    • Pegomastax – Simple
    • Pelagornis – Regular
    • Phiomia – Basic
    • Plesiosaurus – Superior
    • Pteranodon – Regular
    • Pulmonoscorpius – Regular
    • Purlovia – Regular
    • Quetzalcoatlus – Exceptional
    • Raptor – Simple
    • Reaper – Exceptional
    • Rex – Exceptional
    • Rock Elemental – Extraordinary
    • Sabertooth – Regular
    • Sarcosuchus – Regular
    • Spinosaur – Exceptional
    • Stegosaurus – Regular
    • Tapejera – Superior
    • Terror Bird – Regular
    • Therizinosaurus – Exceptional
    • Thorny Dragon – Regular
    • Thylacoleo – Extraordinary
    • Triceratops – Simple
    • Velonasaur – Regular
    • Woolly Rhino – Superior
    • Yutyrannus – Extraordinary

Exploits

  • Fixed exploit related to water well
  • Fixed exploit related to Titan downloads
  • Fixed exploit related to Tek Swords
  • Fixed exploit related to Velonasaurs
  • Fixed exploit related to Platform Saddles
  • Fixed exploit related to Rafts on The Center

Crashes

  • Fixed crash related to shoulder pets
  • Fixed crash related to Taxidermy

Managarmr

  • ARK PS4 1.89 fixed issue with Managarmr breath causing flyers to teleport
  • Fixed Managarmr’s forward dash not triggering consistently when spamming it
  • When Managarmr freezes a dino with a rider, the rider will no longer be dismounted but rather frozen for 1 second
  • Character frozen visual effect should change more smoothly
  • A player frozen either standing, crouching, or prone can no longer change that state
  • Duration of frozen for player characters is now a function of health and armor rating
  • Duration of frozen for player characters is significantly reduced overall
  • ARK 1.89 fixed Managarmr space launch bug
  • Managarmr ice breath is no longer stopped by Dino Leash
  • Speculative fix for the Managarmr breath client crash
  • Whistle Stop and Whistle Follow will interrupt the current ability
  • Ice breath freeze amount is now more significantly reduced by distance
  • Clamped forward dash movement to horizontal plane
  • Cheat spawning a dino should no longer cause you to get stuck on that dino if it dies while being frozen by Managarmar Ice breath
  • ARK version 1.89 reduced Managarmr ice breath damage ~25%
  • Added new freeze immune icon

Cryopods

  • Disable following after releasing from Cryopod
  • Now show gender in the tooltip
  • Tribe log displays the name of the Cryopod owner who’s Cryopod broke
  • Fix for dino owner not transferring when stealing a Cryopod with a dino in it

Environments

  • ARK patch 1.89 fixed buildable space outside of bounds
  • Fixed multiple holes and meshing locations
  • Moved Desert Titan player spawn point to an area inside the structure prevention zone
  • ARK 1.89 PS4 update removed the Ruins of Nosti gate
  • Fixed climbable trees in Extinction
  • Reduced shadow cost of some meshes

Defenders

  • Defenders are harvestable for light robotic materials

Kairuku

  • Base affinity increased by 30% now that it has a preferred kibble

Ice Wyverns

  • ARK PS4 update 1.89 fixed creature icon being blank

Bear Traps

  • Bear traps are now placeable again!

Tek Dinos

  • Now drop electronics/metal as intended

Item Stacks

  • Fixed ConfigOverrideItemMaxQuantity issue with RawPrimeMeat

Mosasaurus

  • Reduced Mosasaurus speed per level up by 50%

Manta

  • ARK PS4 version 1.89 reduced Manta speed per level up by 75%

Gasbags

  • Set gasbags to mature at the rate of Wooly Rhinos due to similar utility capabilities

Giganotosaurus

  • Increased damage required to enrage a giga by 55%

Movement

  • Fixed players getting stuck when walking off foundations in single player

Desert Titan

  • Reduced tamed Desert Titan total hp by 33%

Corrupted Heart

  • ARK update 1.89 fixed item to use correct icon

Mind Wipe

  • Characters can be respeced once every 24 hours

UI

  • Improved search filtering on inventory and crafting menus

Elevators

  • Set Primitive Elevator Platforms and Tracks to be craftable by wood instead of requiring fungal wood
  • ARK version 1.89 fixed crashing issues.
  • Fixed stuttering and lag issues with ARK update 1.89.
  • Added performance and stability improvements.
  • ARK 1.88 fixes for the server that caused connection issues.
  • Fixed some glitches with ARK 1.89.
  • Fixed framerate drop issues.
  • Various minor bug fixes and changes.

Changes for PS4/Xbox One in ARK Survival Evolved update 1.89

Exploits

  • Fixed exploit related to Tek Swords
  • Fixed exploit related to Rafts on Center

Managarmr

  • Fixed managarmr space launch bug
  • Managarmr ice breath is no longer stopped by Dino Leash
  • Whistle Stop and Whistle Follow will interrupt the current ability
  • Ice breath freeze amount is now more significantly reduced by distance
  • Clamped forward dash movement to horizontal plane

Cryopods

  • Disable following after releasing from Cryo
  • Now show gender in the tooltip
  • Tribe log displays the name of the cryopod owner who’s cryopod broke
  • Fix for dino owner not transferring when stealing a cryopod with a dino in it

Environments

  • Removed the Ruins of Nosti gate
  • Reduced shadow cost of some meshes

Defenders

  • Defenders are harvestable for light robotic materials

Bear Traps

  • Bear traps are now placeable again!

Tek Dinos

  • Now drop electronics/metal as intended

Mosa

  • Reduced Mosasaurus speed per level up by 50%

Manta

  • ARK 1.89 reduced Manta speed per level up by 75%

Gasbags

  • Set gasbags to mature at the rate of Wooly Rhinos due to similar utility capabilities

Movement

  • ARK 1.89 for PS4 has fixed players getting stuck when walking off foundations in single player

Desert Titan

  • Reduced tamed Desert Titan total hp by 1/3

ARK update 1.89 on PS4 is now available for download.