ARK: Aberration finally releases today on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows. The games new content is the second expansion pack. While set in elaborate underground caves. Where players must hide from dangerously intense sun. Since this has turned the ARK‘s surface into an irradiated hellscape. Aberration contains a new storyline to explore. Also dozens of new creatures to tame and more than 50 new items to craft.
Waking up on Aberration a derelict. A malfunctioning ARK featuring an elaborate underground biome system. Since it is full of new challenges and unlike the games prior maps. Extreme radioactive sunlight, earthquakes and environmental hazards. Also ziplines, wingsuits, climbing gear and fantastical creatures. Such as the Rock Drake and Basilisk throughout these vast caverns. Beware the ‘Nameless’: unrelenting, Element-infused humanoids, which have evolved into vicious light-hating creatures, and the Reapers, massive alien monstrosities which can impregnate foes to spawn their offspring!
ARK: Aberration Expansion Pack Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Tame New Creatures: The intense radiation of Aberration has led to incredible genetic mutations. Resulting in dozens of new creatures with amazing abilities! Clamber up walls and glide through the air. Landing on the back of a camouflaging chameleon-like ‘Rock Drake’. While keeping the dark at bay with one of four friendly ‘Lantern Pets.’ Or grab and toss multiple creatures simultaneously. While using a massive ‘Cave Crustacean’ or the horrific “Reaper Queen” to impregnate you. Spawning a vicious male Reaper alien lifeform you can tame and control.
Craft 50+ Unique Items: Use cave-climbing picks, gliding wingsuits, and ziplines to traverse this new ARK. Learn advanced engrams to dominate the harsh environment, protect yourself with hazmat outfits, charge lanterns, flashbangs, batteries, glowsticks, railguns and much more. Thrive by gathering new resources, using fishing baskets, gas collectors, fortify your home within the caverns using cliff structures, and much more!
Conquer New Challenges: With the maintenance systems of this new ARK malfunctioning, earthquakes, radiation exposure, gas leaks, and Element chambers are among the many hazards that survivors will learn to grapple with Aberration’s varied biomes, both aboveground and below the surface. Gear-up to take on the horrifying threat lurking within the deepest depths of Aberration.
The games Steam deal:
Aberration is free to ARK Season Pass owners. Also available for Linux, Mac and Windows at $19.99 USD on Steam. Check your Steam account, there may be further discounts. 😀