ARK Genesis 2 - Everything about release time and start

Published: Jun. 03, 2021
Updated: Jun. 03, 2021

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The last DLC Genesis Part 2 for the dinosaur survival hit ARK: Survival Evolved should be released today on June 2, 2021. However, players are still waiting impatiently for it. We have all the information about the release time and the start of the expansion for you!

Update June 3, 2021 7:40 p.m.: The update is now also available for PC and EPIC players. If you don't see the update, restart your client. ARK Genesis Part 2 is about 20 GB in size.

Update June 3, 2021 5:20 p.m.: ARK Genesis Part 2 is online after another 3 hours delay for PlayStation and Xbox! Steam and Epic players will have to be patient even more. Wildcard also released the trailer:


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Update June 2, 2021 10:00 p.m.: Genesis Part 2 is currently in the automated certification process. The scheduled release start is expected to be on all platforms at around 8 AM Eastern time on June 3rd.

Update June 2, 2021 9:50 p.m.: Community manager Cedric speaks up. In a short statement, he expresses himself about the frustration of the players and that they are allowed to express their frustration. He says he's also frustrated, but it's just another hurdle to overcome. The end of the race is already near.


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That's going on: ARK Genesis Part 2 is due to be released on June 2, 2021, after several postponements. Players have been waiting since 12:00 a.m. local time for Wildcard to comment on a release period, but so far in vain.

At this point in time - 3:45 p.m. - there is no official statement from the development team. Only community manager Cedric has announced that he is not excited yet, but could not say more. He said that at 1:16 a.m. and since then there has been no radio broadcast.


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Wildcard will publish a launch trailer before the official release and give an exact time period. We'll keep you up to date in this post as soon as Wildcard reveals more details.

Sascha Asendorf is the co-founder of and has been running online magazines in the gaming sector since 2013. Starting with a strong focus on survival games, Sascha now deals a lot with role-playing games and is an expert on survival and RPG titles like Conan Exiles, Baldurs Gate 3 & Cyberpunk 2077.
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