New ARK: Survival Evolved additions include, uh, dung beetles

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 15 January 2016 04:42 GMT

ARK: Survival Evolved has updated with two new creatures, one significantly more surprising than the other.

The latest ARRK Survival Evolved update adds the dimetrodon (got a big sail on its back) and dung beetle (literal shit-eating insect).

The dimetrodon is a carnivore found in the swamplands, described as “reasonably friendly to survivors”. No mention of the fact that he is super cool looking, I notice.

Meanwhile, everyone’s way more excited about the dung beetle, because it eats shit and whatever other waste you have lying around, and then “metabolizes it to produce burnable oil that can power generators and fertilize crops”.

The update also adds craftable beer kegs to brew up useful potions with status effects, which also provide hangovers.



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