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Ark: Survival Evolved Update 2.63 Patch Notes

Some hotfixes

by Damian Seeto

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Update 2.63 has arrived for Ark: Survival Evolved, and here’s the full list of changes and fixes added with this patch.

The last update for Ark: Survival Evolved came out on June 30th, 2021 and it was patch number 2.62 if you own the PS4 version of the game. Well now a newer patch has also been released for consoles today in the form of patch 2.63.

While it does not appear as if any new content has been released, the developer has made some important bug fixes with the recent hotfixes that have been released since June 30th. Both console and PC patch notes have been revealed down below.

Ark: Survival Evolved Update 2.63 Patch Notes

Current ARK Official Client Version: v693.1

Current Version: v693.1 – 07/23/2021

  • End of Summer Bash
  • Fixed some cases where certain Explorer Notes would not play when accessed via the Explorer Note UI
  • Fixed a bug where HLNA crafting Explorer Notes would not unlock when using different characters on the same account
  • Fixed HLNA opacity settings not affecting her movement SFX
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn’t craft TEK Replicator on Genesis Part 1
  • Fixed a bug where some items with overlays would cause serious visual issues in split screen
  • Fixed some level design related bugs such as holes, floating foliage, incorrect volumes, incorrect damage multipliers.
  • Fixed a bug causing visual artifacts in water
  • Fixed & protected against multiple exploits
  • Fixed & protected against multiple server and client crashes
  • Fixed some server stalls
  • 6x Structure Damage has been removed from vents on Genesis Part 2
  • Exintction Explorer Note #21 has been moved so it is no longer in the mesh
  • Prevented being able to build through Mission Dispatchers on Genesis Part 2
  • Significantly reduced the delay when transferring items between inventories or dropping items on the ground (a side effect of a crash and stall related fix from the previous patch)
  • Made some tweaks to the Starwing Strike race so it can no longer be completed without moving the Astrodelphis.

PC:

Current Version: v333.4 – 07/22/2021 (Major version update)

  • Fixed a bug where defeating King Kaiju wouldn’t display on your implant
  • Fixed a bug where Baryonyx wouldn’t regenerate health on killing fish
  • Fixed a bug with Brontosaurus IK
  • Fixed some level design related bugs such as holes, floating foliage, incorrect volumes, incorrect damage multipliers.
  • Fixed a bug where players would be unable to remount the Voidwyrm if the player was killed during the taming process
  • Fixed a bug causing visual artifacts in water
  • Fixed a bug where some wild creatures wouldn’t be able to damage each other
  • Fixed a bug where you wouldn’t be able to use ‘0000’ as a valid pin on Pressure Plates & TEK Sensors
  • Fixed a bug where Lamp Post, Omni Lights, and TEK Lights were having their options reset when you would leave stasis/render distance
  • Fixed a bug which allowed the Zero G buff to persist outside of the space biome
  • Fixed & protected against multiple exploits
  • Fixed & protected against multiple server and client crashes
  • Fixed a bug which caused unclaimed baby dino corposes to fall through the map when killed
  • Fixed a bug where Shadowmane could do higher than intended damage in some cases
  • Fixed a bug where turrets that were powered by the “Copy Settings” feature would not automatically turn back on when the generator they were powered by was refueled.
  • Fixed a bug which made players unable to use the TEK Sword charge ability when the Shoulder Cannon was equipped
  • Fixed some false positive anti-mesh detection
  • Plant Species R decay timer has been increased to 20 days
  • TEK Sensor and canvas now respect enemy foundation range
  • Made some tweaks to the Starwing Strike race so it can no longer be completed without moving the Astrodelphis.
  • Creatures spawned by Hunt Missions can no longer be netted
  • Shadowmane can no longer jump/blink when it has C4 attached to it (similarly to the Managarmr)
  • Updated some text string to be more accurate
  • Two new admin commands:
    • Cheat AddChibiExp <HowMuch>
    • Cheat AddChibiExpToPlayer <PlayerID> <HowMuch>

If anymore official patch notes are to be revealed, we’ll be sure to update this post. Info taken above is from the game’s official forums. Ark: Survival Evolved is out now for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

- This article was updated on July 23rd, 2021

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