ARK Survival Evolved Update 2.72 Patch Notes – Official

    Ark Survival Evolved update 2.72 patch notes for PS4 ( v698.18) and Xbox One released. According to the official ARK Survival Evolved 2.72 patch notes, the latest update added various bug fixes. Apart from this, Ark Survival Evolved version 2.72 also added performance and general stability improvements.

    Previously, a big update added new features, fixes, and changes. Unfortunately, since the last patch, players are still experiencing several issues while playing the game online.

    Today’s ARK Survival Evolved update 2.72 will fix a few of these errors.

    ARK Survival Evolved 2.72 Patch Notes

    • Fixed an issue where creature textures (LOD’s) were not loading correctly on Lost Island
    • Removed ability to host player-dedicated Lost Island server
    • Fixed a crash
    • Improved mesh detection in the Lost Island desert
    • Magmasaur’s can now be raised with sulfur
    • Level weight has been adjusted on Lost Island so that it’ll be more likely to find higher level creatures

    The following changes were added previously.

    Fear Evolved 5 Event


    • Official Servers: 3x XP, Harvesting, Taming, and Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
    • Small Tribe Servers: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
    • ARKPocalypse: 5x XP, 5x Harvesting, 5x Taming, and 5x Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus
    • Conquest: 4.5x XP, 4.5x Harvesting, 4.5x Taming, and 4x Breeding, 1.5x Hexagon Bonus

    ARK Survival Evolved Screenshot 2021.10.12 -

    Go scouting for all the past Fear Evolved content while treating yourself to 5 new spooky themed chibi’s, 2 new full-body skins, and 4 new shirt prints to add to your growing collection!

    Spooky Encounters

    • DodoRex (Untamable Boss)
    • DodoWyvern (Untamable Boss)
    • Zomdodo
    • Zombie Fire Wyvern (claimable & persist after Fear Evolved)
    • Zombie Lightning Wyvern (claimable & persist after Fear Evolved)
    • Zombie Poison Wyvern (claimable & persist after Fear Evolved)
    • Skeletal Giganotosaurus
    • Skeletal Quetzal
    • Skeletal Jerboa
    • Bone Fire Wyvern
    • Skeletal Bronto
    • Skeletal Stego
    • Skeletal Trike
    • Skeletal Raptor
    • Skeletal Rex
    • Skeletal Carnotaurus
    • Ghost Reaper (Surface reapers)
    • Ghost Bulbdog
    • Ghost Rex
    • Ghost Basilisk
    • Ghost Snow Owl
    • Ghost Mantis
    • Ghost Direwolf

    Event Chibis (acquired via killing Dodowyvern/Dodorex or Cooking Pot recipe)

    • The Witching Owl *new*
    • Ghost Direwolf *new*
    • Ghost Basilisk *new*
    • Ghost Rex *new*
    • Ghost Mantis *new*
    • Skeletal Giganotosaurus
    • Skeletal Quetzal
    • Skeletal Jerboa
    • Skeletal Bronto
    • Skeletal Stego
    • Skeletal Trike
    • Skeletal Raptor
    • Skeletal Rex
    • Skeletal Carnotaurus
    • Bone Wyvern
    • Zombie Wyvern

    Ghost Creature Skins (acquired via killing Ghost creatures)

    • Reaper
    • Bulbdog
    • Rex
    • Basilisk
    • Snow Owl
    • Mantis
    • Direwolf


    • Pumpkin
    • Stolen Headstone
    • Scarecrow
    • Dinosaur Bone
    • Dino Candy Corn

    Emotes (acquired via Cooking Pot recipe)

    •  Scare Emote
    •  Knock Emote
    •  Zombie Emote
    •  Dance Emote
    •  Panic Emote

    Skins (acquired via Cooking Pot recipe)

    • Strawman costume *new*
    • Skeleton costume *new*
    • Skelly Print Shirt *new*
    • Tentacle Print Shirt *new*
    • ZombDodo Print Shirt *new*
    • Zombie Wyvern Print Shirt *new*
    • Reaper Swimsuit Skin
    • Jack-O-Lantern Swimsuit Skin
    • Pumpkin Helmet Skin
    • Headless Costume Skin
    • Hockey Mask Skin
    • Araneo Swimsuit Skins
    • Onyc Swimsuit Skins
    • Vampire Dodo Swimsuit Skins

    Creature Event Colors

    • Dino Darker Grey
    • Dino Light Blue
    • Dino Dark Yellow
    • DragonBase1
    • Light Brown
    • Light Grey
    • Dino Light Brown
    • Dino Dark Brown
    • DragonFire
    • Vermillion
    • ActualBlack
    • MidnightBlue
    • MediumAutumn
    • DarkWarmGray
    • Orange
    • DarkLavender
    • Jade

    Bug Fixes

    • Re-added missing cosmetic items from a previous event
    • Fixed and protected against multiple exploits
    • Fixed multiple crashes and exploits
    • Fixed a bug where turrets wouldn’t shoot unclaimed creatures
    • TEK Pistol has reduced damage when used against boss monsters
    • Velonasaur spawns have been updated on GEN2 to use the R-Velonasaur
    • Mission Net Ammo no longer works on non-mission creatures
    • Fixed a bug which prevented players from being able to place C4 properly
    • Fixed a lot of level design related bugs such as holes, floating foliage, incorrect volumes.
    • Fixed some SFX bugs with the Stryder
    • Fixed a bug where players were unable to remove cosmetics from the Shadowmane
    • Maewings now have a toggle visible trough area
    • Reduced Equus gestation time
    • Fixed a bug where players could speed up the taming process by using a Stego’s impale mechanic
    • Fixed primitive supply crates on non Genesis 2 maps
    • Added Bees to Genesis Part 2
    • Added Chitin/Keratin to the Corrupted Cave Meat Plants
    • Fixed a bug where Noglin would cause creatures to become wild
    • Fixed a mesh exploit
    • Prevented attaching C4 to canoes
    • Cementing Paste craft time reduced by 80%
    • Can no longer kill other races in the Starwing Strike Race
    • Race Dinos now ignore your weight
    • Fixed a bug where Minigun was resetting its quality when thrown out
    • Turrets will now correctly shoot catapult.
    • Fixed TEK Sensor resetting on server restart
    • Fixed Loadout Dummy decay timer being too short
    • Fixed some cases where the Stryder could not harvest properly
    • Fixed some cases where the Net Ammo was not correctly dismounting players
    • TEK Bow ‘H’ (Additional Info) Key now correctly displays the shard cost per ammo type
    • Fixed some environmental visuals
    • Fixed a client crash
    • Fish Baskets no longer check for nearby enemy structures in PVE
    • Tropeo saddle was readded to crafting stations
    • Reduced the Astrodelphis melee damaged
    • Astrodelphis homing missile shot no longer damages riders when it is targetting a tame
    • Turrets will no longer attempt to target the Astrodelphis homing missile (as this does not damage structures).
    • Dung Beetles are now available on Genesis Part 2
    • R-Plant seeds have been readded to the general mission loot reward
    • Fixed some cases where Mutagen could be fed to unintended things.
    • Fixed multiple server and client crashes
    • Fixed multiple server and client stalls
    • Fixed a bug where eggs would incubate instantly
    • Server Configuration values related to Genesis 2 World Buffs
      • bDisableWorldBuffs=True This will disable world buffs entirely
      • bEnableWorldBuffScaling=True This dynamic setting will cause world buffs to scale their benefits multiplicatively, rather than additionally. (Official Servers have this set to false/use additional).
      • WorldBuffScalingEfficacy=1 This dynamic setting will act as a global scalar to reduce/increase the effectiveness of world buffs. 1 would be default, 0.5 would be 50% less effective, 100 would be 100x more effective.

    Download free ARK Survival Evolved patch 2.72 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.

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