ARK: Survival Evolved - The 5th Anniversary Event and Crystal Isles is here

Happy Birthday, ARK! The 5th Anniversary Event has begun

Greetings fellow survivors! Following a small delay due to recent events, the '5th Anniversary event' and the new 'Crystal Isles' map is here. Find details below about the Anniversary ARK Event and how to activate the Crystal Isles!


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Anniversary Event

Grab your party hat, its time to party! Celebrating 5 years of ARK, the developers have put together an in-game event for all platforms. We have a list of main features that you can expect to see around the ark. The event will run from June 11th to June 24th. To be sure you have the current official event active, check out the helpful instructions below. Happy Birthday, ARK!

Some main features to look forward to:

  • Party Dodos!
  • Interactive cakes
  • New chibis & surprises
  • Dazzling unicorns frolicking on rainbows. Yes, really!
  • Throw a surprise party for your tribe-mates with the new pop-out birthday cake

Need help Activating the event on your server?

How to activate events on your Nitrado game server

Crystal Isles

The crystal Isles map has been officially released for PC! The Crystal Isles map has been released for PC only, and console to follow at a later date. Check out these helpful instructions on how to change over to it!

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Jun 11 2020, 05:18 pm
Zachary Smith
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218 Days
Server is not Running if you set MAP to Crystal Isle .... Lost my Money?
219 Days
Got mine to work on PS4, I did cheat activeevent=birthday then cheat destroywilddinos the restarted the server with current official event. idk if thats how you do it but it worked for me.
219 Days
219 Days
Do i still need to add the Crystal isle mod because when i dont im going in loops?
219 Days
Our servers are set to current official event and it isnt working.
219 Days
Fix the event! It seems to be a global problem for everyone using Nitrado servers...
219 Days
i purchased a server today to play crystal isles . once again i was wasted my money I just spent two weeks not being able to play primitive plus and wasted my money there too and now this bullshit I would like a refund I want my money back you don't have the services you offer
219 Days
Still got problem with the new event, again...get your things straight, Nitrado. We are always wasting event time since a while and there's no compensations for that.
My event isnt working either i think next month im going for a different server provider
220 Days
Events don't work properly or at all, I assumed the official one would and it doesn't. When will this be fixed for ps4.
220 Days
how do i get the event to load in? you dont have an option for the 5th ani. as an event choice. and i have current ark event chose and im still not getting anything. any help would be appreciated
220 Days
what you mean a later date we expect it to be released with it being released on console, if not Im cancelling servers
220 Days
Crystal isles coming to console on a later date????