ARK Genesis Part 2 postponed, new creature Voidwyrm announced

Published: Feb. 27, 2021
Updated: Feb. 27, 2021

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The release of the last ARK DLC "Genesis Part 2" has been postponed by the developer Wildcard. Originally the release should take place in March, now only at the end of May. In addition, a new creature, the Voidwyrm, has been announced.

That's going on: Actually, ARK Genesis Part 2 should be released by the end of 2020. Due to the ongoing corona pandemic, the last DLC has been postponed to March 2021. Now developer Wildcard has spoken out and postponed the release again. Genesis Part 2 will now be released on May 26, 2021.


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With this Wildcard remains true to its "tradition" of postponing all of its releases. This is typically Wildcard and the community no longer expects a release to appear on time. The community is calm about this and reacts accordingly in the Twitter comments, even if there are some complaints:

  • "Lmao yet another inevitable sob story of pushing the release date back like you have thousands of times! In my 5yrs of playing the game, I honestly cannot remember a release date being on time. Ya’ll constantly break our hearts and for some reason, we continue to play your game."
  • "Y’all complaining about the delay, but we all know it was going to happen. When tf have they released ANYTHING on time?"
  • "So the dilemma here is pretty simple. The staff asks for understanding on the delay, and they get it. The problem is..... we’ve seen this exact situation with nearly every patch for 6 years"

That changes with Genesis Part 1: The developers are using the delay to implement player feedback for Genesis Part 2. There are two main things:

  1. The entire map is open and livable, with minimal no-build zones that avoid disrupting the over-world and an esthetically pleasing environment.
  2. Structures, items, and creatures have been designed to assist and improve gameplay and Quality of Live for all of our players and designed to expand the meta in meaningful ways.

This is the new creature "VoidWyrm"

In addition to the postponement of the release, Wildcard has announced a new creature. The Voidwyrm can be tamed and is basically a mechanical TEK wyrm. The VoidWyrm will also be released on May 26th with the release of Genesis Part 2.


Whether it will only appear in the new map or in all others is currently still unknown. What do you think of the postponement and the VoidWyrm? Write your opinion in the comments below!

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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