Getting Started in ARK: Survival Evolved [Beginner’s Guide]

The first several hours of gameplay was a mess of trying to figure out how to survive in a dino-eat-dino world, where the beasts that roam are as fearsome as they’ve ever been. After losing everything to the freshest corpse time and time again, the hard lesson of aggressive survival settles in. You need to be smart with your life to survive, and hold onto it like it’s the last cookie you’ll ever set eyes on. ARK: Survival Evolved will break you down if you do not know how to prepare for your survival. The idea of a persistent world means anything could happen when you log out. Because of this, you need loads of time on your hands, an active tribe, or to play near-exclusively in singleplayer to fully enjoy your experience in the ARK. How to Survive the ARK This guide contains everything you need to know to…