ARK: Survival Evolved System Requirements

Last updated: August 3rd, 2020

On this page you will find ARK: Survival Evolved system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are ARK: Survival Evolved requirements details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

Can my PC run ARK: Survival Evolved?

Test your PC for ARK: Survival Evolved

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

ARK: Survival Evolved Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

ARK: Survival Evolved system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7/8.1/10 ( versions)
Processor
Processor
Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB
DirectX
DirectX
Version 10
Storage
Storage
60 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Requires broadband internet connection for multiplayer

ARK: Survival Evolved minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7/8.1/10 ( versions) operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB, and it should support Direct X Version 10. You also have to have 60 GB free disk space to install the game.

ARK: Survival Evolved Mac Requirements

ARK: Survival Evolved system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
OSX 10.9 or Higher
Processor
Processor
2 GHz Equivalent CPU
Memory
Memory
4000 MB
Graphics
Graphics
OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video
Storage
Storage
20000 MB

As for Mac OS, ARK: Survival Evolved requirements here start with OSX 10.9 or Higher operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2 GHz Equivalent CPU. 4000 MB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video. Finally, the game needs 20000 MB of free disk space.

ARK: Survival Evolved Linux Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

ARK: Survival Evolved system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu Equivalent Distro
Processor
Processor
2 GHz CPU
Memory
Memory
4000 MB
Graphics
Graphics
OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video
Storage
Storage
20000 MB

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu Equivalent Distro. Processor should be 2 GHz CPU or higher. For RAM you need 4000 MB or more. Graphics card should be OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video or better. 20000 MB of free disk space is a must.

Buy ARK: Survival Evolved

You can buy ARK: Survival Evolved directly on Steam, or on one of the marketplaces below. Usually, games on marketplaces are much cheaper, and you can save up to 80%! Check prices below:

Currency Price
USA - U.S. Dollar $49.99
Euro €54,99 ~$65.01
Qatari Riyal 95.99 ر.ق ~$26.12
Polish Zloty 179,99 zł ~$48.27
New Zealand Dollar $73.99 ~$49.19
South Asia - U.S. Dollar $15.99
Swiss Franc CHF49.50 ~$54.31
Kuwaiti Dinar د.ك7.800 ~$25.52
South Korean Won ₩51,000 ~$42.78
Japanese Yen ¥5,150 ~$48.79
British Pound £44.99 ~$59.11
Israeli New Shekel ₪189.95 ~$55.77
Canadian Dollar $59.99 ~$44.64
Norwegian Krone 352,00 kr ~$38.79
CIS - U.S. Dollar $22.99
Ukrainian Hryvnia 579.00 ₴ ~$20.84
Russian Ruble 930,00 ₽ ~$12.55
Kazakhstani Tenge 6,000.00 〒 ~$14.20
Vietnamese Dong ₫390.000 ~$16.80
Thai Baht ฿579.00 ~$18.53
Singapore Dollar $42.00 ~$30.56
Philippine Peso ₱999.95 ~$20.35
Malaysian Ringgit RM80.00 ~$18.84
Indonesian Rupiah Rp209.999,00 ~$14.30
Uruguayan Peso $999,00 ~$23.46
Peruvian Nuevo Sol S/87.00 ~$24.72
Mexican Peso $454.99 ~$20.51
Costa Rican Colon ₡19.900,00 ~$34.00
Colombian Peso $68.500,00 ~$18.33
Chilean Peso $18.500 ~$24.42
Brazilian Real R$93,99 ~$18.06
Argentine Peso $539,99 ~$7.46
South African Rand R269.00 ~$15.84
Taiwan Dollar $698.00 ~$23.75
Hong Kong Dollar $218.00 ~$28.10
Turkish Lira ₺77,00 ~$11.02
Saudi Riyal ر.س74.95 ~$19.96
U.A.E. Dirham د.إ130.00 ~$35.36
Indian Rupee ₹1,099.00 ~$14.67
Chinese Yuan Renminbi ¥138.00 ~$19.76
Australian Dollar $69.95 ~$50.14

Game Details

Release date
27 August, 2017
Metacritic score
70/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, MMO, Co-op
Genres
Action, Adventure, Indie, Massively Multiplayer, RPG
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Russian*, Portuguese - Brazil*, Simplified Chinese*, Czech*, Danish*, Dutch*, Hungarian*, Polish*, Swedish*, Thai*, Traditional Chinese*, Turkish*, Ukrainian*, Finnish*, Japanese*, Korean*
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Studio Wildcard, Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, Virtual Basement LLC
Publisher
Studio Wildcard
Official website
playark.com
Support website
support.survivetheark.com
Support email
[email protected]
Steam page
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run ARK: Survival Evolved?

You would be able to run ARK: Survival Evolved on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 ( versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 60 GB
  • Additional Notes: Requires broadband internet connection for multiplayer

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: OSX 10.9 or Higher
  • Processor: 2 GHz Equivalent CPU
  • Memory: 4000 MB
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video
  • Storage: 20000 MB

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: Ubuntu Equivalent Distro
  • Processor: 2 GHz CPU
  • Memory: 4000 MB
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video
  • Storage: 20000 MB

Can I play ARK: Survival Evolved with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play ARK: Survival Evolved. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can ARK: Survival Evolved run on 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, ARK: Survival Evolved can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does ARK: Survival Evolved need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run ARK: Survival Evolved on PC.

On Mac it requires minimum 4000 MB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4000 MB minimum.

What processor do I need for ARK: Survival Evolved?

Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run ARK: Survival Evolved.

How many GB is ARK: Survival Evolved?

At least 60 GB of disk space is required to install ARK: Survival Evolved on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for ARK: Survival Evolved?

You need NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play ARK: Survival Evolved?

Windows 7/8.1/10 ( versions) or newer.

Does ARK: Survival Evolved require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, ARK: Survival Evolved needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run ARK: Survival Evolved?

Version 10 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run ARK: Survival Evolved on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play ARK: Survival Evolved on my Mac?

Yes, ARK: Survival Evolved supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: OSX 10.9 or Higher
  • Processor: 2 GHz Equivalent CPU
  • Memory: 4000 MB
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3 Compatible GPU with 1GB Video
  • Storage: 20000 MB

Can I run ARK: Survival Evolved on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play ARK: Survival Evolved on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is ARK: Survival Evolved release date?

ARK: Survival Evolved release date is 27 August, 2017.

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