ARK update 1.84 for PS4 is now available for players. According to the official ARK 1.84 changelog, the new ARK Survival Evolved 1.84 update has added Winter Wonderland holiday event as well as added improvements to commanding flyers and better AI for the Manticore. Additionally, the ARK version 1.84 also includes fixes for 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 1.84 patch is expected to fix all these errors. Check out more details here.

ARK Update 1.84 for PS4 Changelog

Winter Wonderland!

  • Raptor Claus
    • Flies over any map between 0am and 2am in-game (with event enabled)
    • Drops Holiday Gifts
  • Gacha Claus
    • Spawns where you’d find Parasaurs on all maps
    • Has holiday colors and wears a Santa Hat
    • Cannot be tamed
    • Doesn’t like being near other wild dinos
    • Accepts Coal
      • Gives Holiday Items in return
      • Drops Dino Candy
        • Feed this to a tamed dino for a strange effect
    • Accepts Mistletoe
      • Gives Items in return
  • Colorization
    • 20% of wild dinos will spawn with Holiday colors
  • Uses the ActiveEvent system
    • ActiveEvent=WinterWonderland
    • Cleans up after ActiveEvent is reset
    • Auto applies to all non-TC sessions from 12/18-1/7 (UTC)
    • Run with ActiveEvent=None to disable

Extinction

  • ARK Survival Evolved update 1.84 added a fix for King Titan environmental effects starting again after boss despawned
  • Fix for other bosses interrupting King Titan environmental effects
  • Cave entrance cooldown display bug fix
  • Increased radius of city meteor shield
  • ARK update 1.84 improvements to dome shaders
  • Reduced meteor impact damage to 750
  • Improvements to height fog in desert biome

Titans

  • ARK version 1.84 increased Mek sword damage to tamed titans approximately 9x
  • Increased Mek pistol damage to tamed titans approximately 3x
  • Increased turret damage multipliers to tamed Titans
  • Changes to Titan downloading
    • Titan is disabled for 15m after download
    • Titan takes increased damage during this time
  • ARK 1.84 increased Titan download cooldown to 6+ hours
  • Fix typo in vertical Can’t Damage message

Orbital Supply Drop

  • Buffed Legendary Drops in difficulty and quality of loot
  • Can now be claimed by a tribe in PVE
    • Only that tribe can disable shield, eject items, gather loot
  • ARK 1.84 fixed bug that eventually only allowed 1 event at a time in a session
  • Improvements to shield behavior on low FPS servers
  • Improvements to attacker pathing and behavior

Element Vein

  • Can now be claimed by a tribe in PvE
    • Only that tribe can harvest element
  • Fixed bug that eventually only allowed 1 event at a time in a session
  • Improvements to attacker pathing and behavior

Desert Titan

  • ARK Survival Evolved version 1.84 for PS4 increased damage when it strikes itself with lightning
  • Improvements to Desert Titan follow to address flying away
  • Fix for flocks not defending properly
  • ARK PS4 update 1.84 added improvements to tail attack accuracy
  • Made tail attack damage consistent
  • Disabled cryoing the flock
  • Fixed encumbered movement when walking on a Desert Titan

Dropped Items

  •  According to the official ARK 1.84 PS4 patch notes, the new ARK Survival Evolved 1.84 update has added improvements to dropped item interpolation on low fps servers (less poking through ground)
  • Prevented dropped items from falling through structures on load
  • Prevented dropped items from ghosting through structures if thrown close to them

Eggs

  • ARK PS4 update 1.84 added improvements to egg interpolation on low fps servers (less poking through ground)
  • Prevented eggs from falling through structures on load
  • Prevented eggs from ghosting through structures if thrown close to them
  • Fix for invisible Rock Drake and Wyvern eggs

Velonasaur

  • Increased accuracy of AOE attack
  • Reduced AOE damage to compensate for increased accuracy
  • Wild Velonasaurs will no longer shoot for too long
  • Fix for Wild Velonasaurs not doing damage in PvE
  • Improvements to desyncs between spines and damage
  • According to the official ARK PS4 update 1.84 patch notes, the new ARK Survival Evolved 1.84 update has reduced hovering when walking
  • AOE attack will no longer loot victims

Managarmr

  • ARK 1.84 for PS4 has fixed anim bug related to Ice Breath
  • Fixes for several orientation desyncs
  • Fixes for desyncs when moving on low fps server
  • Minor buff to landing damage
  • Improvements to ice breath targeting
  • ARK version 1.84 for PS4 has added message when you are unable to dive
  • Slowed down baby Managarmrs

Enforcer

  • Fixed instances where Enforcer could teleport to a non-existant wall
  • Fixed instances where it could jump back to its last jump position

Scout

  • Improved Scout tagging accuracy
  • Improvements to player inspection mechanic
  • Scout will now show floating damage text when damaged

Item Balloon

  • Fixed instances of it not going to the correct destination
  • Fix for cases where balloons didn’t explode after landing
  • Improvements to weight calculation

Gacha

  • Fix for unclamped loot quality
  • Fix for incorrect UI when taming is interrupted

Ice Titan

  • Fix for broken dino animations related to Ice Breath
  • Increased collision radius for shoulder Corruption

Flyers

  • Improved flyer following when in water
  • Added Whistle Land Flyer command
    • Commands a flyer to land nearby

Crash

  • Fix low frequency crash

Manticore

  • ARK Survival Evolved update 1.84 for PS4 improvements to landing logic

Performance

  • Improvements to server performance

Map Markers

  • Add support for decimal values

Snow Owl

  • Slowed down baby food consumption rate

Daedon

  • Disable healing when frozen

Xbox

  • Improvements to dino quality
  • Improvements to environment quality
  • ARK version 1.84 fixed crashing issues.
  • Fixed stuttering and lag issues with ARK update 1.84.
  • According to the official ARK 1.84 patch notes, the new ARK Survival Evolved 1.84 update has added performance and stability improvements.
  • ARK 1.84 fixes for the server that caused connection issues.
  • Fixed some glitches with ARK 1.84.
  • Fixed framerate drop issues.
  • Various minor bug fixes and changes.

ARK update 1.84 on PS4 is now available for download.