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ARK:Survival Evolved Alternatives

ARK:Survival Evolved is described as 'As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing and starving on the shores of a mysterious island called ARK, you must hunt, harvest resources, craft items, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to withstand the elements' and is a Survival Game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to ARK:Survival Evolved for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Linux, Mac and Playstation. The best alternative is Rust (Game). It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Stranded (Series) or Ark Guide. Other ARK:Survival Evolved like games are 7 Days to Die, PixARK, The Isle and Citadel: Forged with Fire.

ARK:Survival Evolved alternatives are mainly Survival Games but may also be Open World Games or Adventure Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ARK:Survival Evolved.
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As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing and starving on the shores of a mysterious island called ARK, you must hunt,...

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  1. Rust (Game) icon

    Rust (Game)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam

    Rust is a multi-player, survival video game.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerRust (Game) offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    7 Days to Die

    • Mac
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    • Steam

    In the year 2034 nuclear attacks have decimated the Earth and the remaining population is infected by an unknown virus. The infected die within 7 days and soon reanimate becoming blood-thirsty zombies. No one believed it; nobody expected it and nothing can stop it!

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    PixARK

    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Xbox

    PixARK is a vast, wild world filled with vicious dinosaurs, magical creatures and endless adventure! To survive in this mysterious land, you must tame creatures both ferocious and cuddly, craft high tech and magical tools, and build your own base out of cubes.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerPixARK offers a game mode for more than one player.
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  4. The Isle icon

    The Isle

    • Windows
    • Steam

    The Isle is intended to be a gritty, open-world survival horror game. Explore vast landscapes of dense forest and open plains, traverse treacherous mountains and wade through dark swamps where horrors lurk. Hidden within are ruins that hold insight as to what came before.

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  5. Citadel: Forged with Fire icon

    Citadel: Forged with Fire

    • Windows

    Citadel: Forged with Fire is a massively multiplayer, online RPG set in a huge, open world of magic and discovery where players are free to explore, build, craft items, fortresses and spells, tame wild creatures, forge alliances with other players and generally do as they will...

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerCitadel: Forged with Fire offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Stranded (Series)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Stranded is a 3D survival game. You are playing the role of a castaway and your goal is to "simply" survive on the purportedly lonely island at whose sandy beach you have been washed up by the sweep of fate.

    ⚫︎ PortableStranded (Series) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The Forest

    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation

    As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.

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    The Culling

    • Windows
    • Steam

    In a remote island paradise, 16 contestants have 20 minutes to explore, scavenge items, craft weapons, build traps, hunt and kill each other. There has never been a battle royale game this focused, brutal, and adrenaline-filled!

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerThe Culling offers a game mode for more than one player.
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  9. Ark Guide

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    ArkGuide.org is a quick reference for Ark gamers. It has information on game commands, IDs, dyes, recipes, saddles, bosses, engrams, and more. Use it to quickly find an item's ID and more while you are playing the game. The website is fast and easy to navigate.

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    Valheim

    • Steam
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A brutal exploration and survival game for 1-10 players, set in a procedurally-generated purgatory inspired by viking culture. Battle, build, and conquer your way to a saga worthy of Odin’s patronage!

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