[Updated] ARK: Survival Evolved down or not working? You are not alone

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on January 19, 2022) follows:

ARK: Survival Evolved is a popular action-adventure game with a special focus on survival in inhospitable environments populated by dangerous dinosaurs.

However, in the last hours, the players of ARK: Survival Evolved have not been able to enjoy the game as the servers are down. The issues seems to be mainly focused in the Playstation consoles version.

ARK: Survival Evolved servers down on Playstation consoles

According to multiple reports, ARK: Survival Evolved servers are not working at this moment. Currently, the game is completely down on Playstation consoles.

Any update on when the servers will be back up, I’m sure like a lot of people we are worrying about our babies. Are the servers frozen? Are you doing a rollback?

Servers are down PS servers have been terrible for days and what do we get artwork shoutouts..

Can we get a fucking update or something? Servers down for hours. Talk to you god damn community!

The downdetector site also reflects the server issues in ARK, showing the large number of reports that are emerging in the last few minutes.


Issue acknowledged, developers investigating about it

The game’s developers confirmed via Twitter that they are already aware of server issues in the PlayStation version.

We are still investigating an issue on the Official Playstation Network servers and are currently working to restore service as soon as possible.

At the moment, the company is investigating further on the matter. So, players can only wait for related news to emerge in the next few hours or minutes.

Finally, this article will be constantly updated as events unfold. So, stay tuned with us.

Update 1 (January 19, 2022)

05:59 pm (IST): ARK: Survival Evolved has announced that the PlayStation official’s servers are back up and are joinable.

Playstation Officials Servers are back up and joinable. We will continue to monitor the health of the servers following the service outage. Thank you for your patience! (Source)

Update 2 (March 28, 2022)

10:48 pm (IST): Many players have taken to Twitter to report that ARK: Survival Evolved is down or not working for them. Also, reports on Downdetector suggest the same.

Fortunately, the support team has acknowledged the issue and said that they are currently investigating it.

Update 3 (May 26, 2022)

10:20 am (IST): Many players are again reporting (1, 2, 3, 4) that ARK: Survival Evolved is down or not working for them.

Update 4 (May 30, 2022)

06:58 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with ARK: Survival Evolved has been resolved.

Update 5 (November 8, 2022)

11:00 am (IST): Ark: Survival Evolved players have taken to Twitter to report that they aren’t able to play the game due to issues with the game servers.

Players aren’t able to log in or connect to the servers as highlighted by the reports on Twitter and Downdetector.

Servers claim to be healthy but a lot of people including myself can’t log in, what’s up with that? (Source)

what is happening with ark, is he down? (Source)

I was pvping then I got blue screened bruh. Now I can’t even load up the damn f****ng game (Source)

Update 6 (November 9, 2022)

07:18 pm (IST): According to Downdetector, the recent outage with ARK: Survival Evolved has now been resolved.

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