Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.57 Patch Notes on June 2 | Genesis Part 2

Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.57 has just been deployed for everyone and we have the full list of patch notes covered here. This is a major patch bringing Genesis Part 2 and fans of the game have been excitedly waiting for this expansion with lots of new content and features.

We do not have the file size yet for the Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.57, but it should be out soon on the PC, PS4 and Xbox consoles. All the relevant information has been covered below in the notes.

Ark Survival Evolved Update 2.57 Patch Notes

Here are the complete patch notes for the game:

Current ARK Official Server Network Servers Version: v329.3

Current Version: v329.5 (v329.3 server) – 06/03/2012

  • Genesis Part 2 is now available! (For unofficial hosts, the map name is Gen2)
  • Epic Settings bumped up further for improved visuals
  • Added a “Allow Enanched Max View Distance Mode” checkbox to settings
  • Added a “Reset Cinematics & Cosmetic Items” button to settings to enable a one-time playing of cinematics/receiving your cosmetics again.
  • Copy Dino Settings to nearby Dinos adding to Multi Use wheel on Creatures
  • Multiple Ferox bug fixes in various game modes (dedicated, non-dedicated, and single player)
  • Fixed an exploit with MEKs
  • Fixed an exploit with Managarmr
  • Ferox will now display stats for both of its forms
  • Enforcer can now climb walls by holding down shift (similar to Bloodstalker)
  • Cryofridge is now paintable
  • Player Taxidermies now support hairstyles
  • TEK Helmet multiuse wheel has been moved on keyboard to R
  • Training Dummy updated to support equipping armour so more precise DPS can be identified
  • Multiple holes, meshes, volume, floating folliage fixes across all platforms.
  • New player whistle “All Passive Flee”
  • New Server Configurations:
    • Game.ini:
      • bHexStoreAllowOnlyEngramTradeOption=true (only allows Engrams to be sold on the Hex Store, disables everything else).
      • BaseHexagonRewardMultiplier=0.1 (Allows you to score hexagon rewards on specific servers)
      • HexagonCostMultiplier=1 (Allows you to scale the hexagon cost of items in the Hexagon store)
      • bDisableHexagonStore=0 (Allows you to disable the Hexagon store)

Current ARK Official Xbox Server Network Servers Version: v928.6

Current ARK Official Client Version: v928.4

Current Version: v928.4 (.6 Server) – 06/03/2021

  • Genesis Part 2 is now available!
  • Added a “Reset Cinematics & Cosmetic Items” button to settings to enable a one-time playing of cinematics/receiving your cosmetics again.
  • Copy Dino Settings to nearby Dinos adding to Multi Use wheel on Creatures
  • Multiple Ferox bug fixes in various game modes (dedicated, non-dedicated, and single player)
  • Fixed an exploit with MEKs
  • Fixed an exploit with Managarmr
  • Ferox will now display stats for both of its forms
  • Enforcer can now climb walls by holding down A (similar to Bloodstalker)
  • Cryofridge is now paintable
  • Player Taxidermies now support hairstyles
  • TEK Helmet multiuse wheel has been moved on keyboard to R
  • Training Dummy updated to support equipping armour so more precise DPS can be identified
  • Multiple holes, meshes, volume, floating folliage fixes across all platforms.
  • New player whistle “All Passive Flee”

Current ARK Official PS4 Server Network Servers Version: v689.6

Current ARK Official Client Version: v689.4

Current Version: v689.4 (.6 Server) – 06/03/2021

  • Genesis Part 2 is now available!
  • Added a “Reset Cinematics & Cosmetic Items” button to settings to enable a one-time playing of cinematics/receiving your cosmetics again.
  • Copy Dino Settings to nearby Dinos adding to Multi Use wheel on Creatures
  • Multiple Ferox bug fixes in various game modes (dedicated, non-dedicated, and single player)
  • Fixed an exploit with MEKs
  • Fixed an exploit with Managarmr
  • Ferox will now display stats for both of its forms
  • Enforcer can now climb walls by holding down X (similar to Bloodstalker)
  • Cryofridge is now paintable
  • Player Taxidermies now support hairstyles
  • TEK Helmet multiuse wheel has been moved on keyboard to R
  • Training Dummy updated to support equipping armour so more precise DPS can be identified
  • Multiple holes, meshes, volume, floating folliage fixes across all platforms.
  • New player whistle “All Passive Flee”

UPDATE #4: The trailer is now out!

Unfortunately, we do not have the official list of patch notes yet. The developers have not released them for the players, but it should be out soon. The only thing we are sure of right now is that this patch is indeed bringing over Genesis Part 2.

UPDATE 1: Patch is now live and downloadble on all Xbox platforms!

UPDATE 2: The update is clocking in at about 64 GB on all platforms.

UPDATE 3: Patch notes being released due to delays in downloading for PC users who have purchased the game from Steam!


Ark Survival Evolved is now out for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One platforms. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

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