ARK update 1.86 patch notes for PS4 released. According to the official ARK 1.86 patch notes, the new ARK Survival Evolved 1.86 update has added various stability and performance improvements. Additionally, the ARK version 1.86 also includes fixes for issues related to crashing, UI bug, stuttering/lag, framerate drop, and more. DLC patches are also rolling out along with the main game update. You may see different sized downloads than some people depending on the download order.

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 1.86 patch is expected to fix all these errors. Check out more details here.

ARK Update 1.86 for PS4 Patch Notes

Texture Streaming

  • Apply pool size changes immediately to save memory

Tek

  • Fix Tek saddles

Riding

  • Fix ability to toggle third person

Managarmr

  • Structures now block dive damage
  • Fixed issue with dive damage not being reduced by armor
  • Ice breath should no longer go through Managarmr when aiming backwards and aiming for the opposite side

Exploits

  • Fix for exploit involving chairs
  • Fix for exploit involving ladders
  • Fix for exploit involving Tapejara
  • Fix for exploit involving Karkinos

C4

  • Can no longer place C4 on platform saddles

Tek Bridge

  • Fixed issue with placement where bridge incorrectly identified other structures as enemy

Terminal

  • Fix for players getting disconnected when accessing a terminal with too much in their tribute inventory (achievement rewards)

Turrets

  • Fix turret damage calculation so that damage is consistent at low frame-rate

Spyglass

  • Can now double tap X'(on Xbox) or Square (on PS4) to turn on crosshair while equipped

Keybinding

  • Adding whistle land flyers command into the keybindings options so that it can be bound

Server Stability

  • Fix for rare crash

Horde Mode

  • Fix for some corrupt dinos stuck in attack in place after the crate is completed/destroyed

Scout

  • Fix scout being destroyed by your own turret on spawn

Velonasaur

  • Breath FX on low stamina only

Mek

  • Enable hit pause on low fps swings
  • Fix for meks consuming Element Dust

Titans

  • Improved placement of health bar for Ice and Forest titans
  • Saddle physics improvements

Chat

  • Fix formatting of Names with embedded URLs

CryoPod

  • Improved tribe log report

Extinction

  • Fix for Ascension skipping cinematics for saved games
  • Fixed spawning below world in Crater Forest
  • Fix for dome transition issue on reload
  • Plugged numerous holes
  • Updated Forbidden Zone spawners
  • Structure prevention volume updated to allow building in the City Trench eastern sewer pipe/building
  • Prevent flyers in Desert Cave
  • Floating foliage deleted
  • Fixed multiple places where players could get stuck
  • Fixed erroneous Wasteland debuffs
  • Updated placement of kill barrier in a few places
  • Fixed erroneous undermesh teleport spots
  • Removed unnecessary meshes under Crater Forest

Scorched Earth

  • Fixed multiple map holes

The Island

  • Fixed a map hole

Mesh Memory Optimizations

  • Aberration Club
  • Alien Loot Chest
  • Ammonite
  • Ant
  • Ant Wings
  • Argentavis
  • Arkaeology Soil Pile
  • Arthropluera
  • Smoke Grenade
  • Baryonyx
  • Basilisk
  • Beaver
  • Bigfoot
  • Bear Trap
  • Bow
  • Brachiosaurus Costume
  • Cloth Shirt
  • C4
  • C4 Detonator
  • Wooden Cage
  • Carnotaur Saddle
  • Cave Wolf
  • Cave Wolf Saddle
  • Chainsaw
  • Chemistry Bench
  • Chitin Boots
  • Chitin Gloves
  • Chitin Pants
  • Chitin Shirt
  • Nameless
  • Cluster Grenade
  • Coelacanth
  • Compy
  • Campfire
  • Corrupt Gloves
  • Corrupt Pants
  • Corrupt Shirt
  • Crossbow
  • Desert Titan
  • Dimetrodon
  • Direbear
  • Direbear Saddle
  • Direwolf
  • Doedicurus Saddle
  • Dolphin Saddle
  • Dragonfly
  • Dropped Torch
  • Dung Beetle
  • Eel
  • Extinction – Ascension Props
  • Extinction – Crater Forest Element Column
  • Extinction – Crater Forest Butte
  • Extinction – Crater Terrain
  • Extinction – Desert Butte
  • Extinction – Element Vein Ribbon
  • Extinction – Forbidden Zone Tendrils
  • Extinction – Iceland Glaciers
  • Extinction – Iceland Mountain Peaks
  • Extinction – Sinkhole
  • Extinction – Snow Cave Rock
  • Extinction – Sulfur Pools
  • Extinction – Wasteland Rocks
  • Fish Basket
  • Flamethrower
  • Flare Gun
  • Forest Titan Saddle
  • Raft
  • Fur Gloves
  • Fur Pants
  • Gacha Saddle
  • Giganotosaurus
  • Glowstick
  • GPS
  • Hesperornis
  • Homodeus Shirt Skin
  • Ichthyornis
  • King Titan Trophy Head
  • Lamprey
  • Glowtail
  • Leather Boots
  • Leather Gloves
  • Leather Pants
  • Leather Shirt
  • Liopleurodon Saddle
  • Glowbug
  • Longneck Rifle
  • Fabricated Shotgun
  • Fabricated Sniper Rifle
  • Mammoth Saddle
  • Managarmr Saddle
  • Megalodon Saddle
  • Metal Hatchet
  • Metal Roof
  • Metal Spear
  • Mole Rat Saddle
  • Harpoon
  • Orbital Supply Drop
  • Oviraptor
  • Snow Owl Saddle
  • Pachy
  • Paintbrush
  • Paracer
  • Parachute Harness
  • Parasaur Saddle
  • Pelagornis
  • Phiomia Saddle
  • Piranha
  • Simple Pistol
  • Plant Z
  • Plesiosaur
  • Procoptodon
  • Quetzal
  • Charge Lantern
  • Ragnarok – Wooden Roof
  • Raptor
  • Raptor Saddle
  • Rex
  • Longneck Rifle
  • Rock Drake
  • Rock Drake Saddle
  • Rocket Launcher
  • Bronto
  • Bronto Saddle
  • Shotgun
  • Scout Goggles
  • Ovis
  • Skull Torch
  • Slingshot
  • Sloped Thatch Roof
  • Sloped Thatch Wall
  • Sloped Wooden Wall
  • Spear
  • Plant Species X
  • Spraygun
  • Stegosaurus
  • Stone Pickaxe
  • Styracosaurus Costume
  • Large Taxidermy Platform
  • Small Taxidermy Platform
  • Tek Shield Generator
  • The Center – Ocean Trench Biolum Vine
  • The Island – Alien Tech Column
  • The Island – Element Column
  • The Island – Ice Caves
  • The Island – Icicle Wall
  • The Island – Redwood Fallen
  • The Island – Tek Runes
  • The Island – Underwater Canyon
  • The Island – Coral Reef
  • The Island – Rock Formation
  • The Island – Biolum Vine
  • Therizinosaur Saddle
  • Beelzebufo
  • Beelzebufo Saddle
  • Torch
  • Trike
  • Trilobyte
  • Tripwire Flare
  • Troodon
  • Turret
  • Carbonemys Saddle
  • Tusoteuthis
  • Default Survivor Clothing
  • Wooden Pillar
  • Wooden Roof
  • Wyvern
  • Zipline Harness

Other Fixes in ARK 1.86

  • ARK version 1.86 fixed crashing issues.
  • Fixed stuttering and lag issues with ARK update 1.86.
  • Added performance and stability improvements.
  • ARK 1.86 fixes for the server that caused connection issues.
  • Fixed some glitches with ARK 1.86.
  • Fixed framerate drop issues.
  • Various minor bug fixes and changes.

ARK update 1.86 on PS4 is now available for download.