Because who wouldn’t want an XP boost every time they went to the potty?
Studio Wildcard’s latest update to ARK: Survival Evolved comes with more than just indoor plumbing in order to go poo. Players will also be able to acquire their very own Hyena (Hyaenodon) as a pet. It can’t be ridden, but it can haul around specialty packs which store meat.
The update also adds a gas-powered motorboat, Harpoon Gun, more explorer notes, and four creatures alongside the Hyena: Hesperornis, Megatherium, Megalania, and the Yutyrannus. More details on the creatures are available through the game’s Steam page.
Here’s what’s included in ARK update v258:
- New Weapon: Harpoon Gun
- New Dino: Hyaenodon
- New Dino: Hesperornis
- New Dino: Megatherium
- New Dino: Megalania
- New Dino: Yutyrannus
- New Vehicle: Gas-powered speedy Motorboat
- New Structure: Interactive Toilet
- Two New Hairstyles
- More Explorer Notes
- More UI Overhauls
- Direwolf Pack Feature
- Primitive + Update
- Memory reductions, texture memory & mesh optimization.
- Greater Achievement set (various cosmetics, hairstyles, & emotes unlocked as you get Achievements)
The game is also on sale through June 5. The core game including Survival Of The Fittest is 68% off at $9.95.
Those in the market for the ARK Survivor’s Pack, which includes the game along with the Scorched Earth Expansion Pack can get it for 73% off at $13.58. If you just need the Scorched Earth Pack, it’s on sale for $6.39.
ARK: Survival Evolved is available on Steam Early Access and is in development for Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program and PlayStation 4 and is playable on both consoles.