How To Play With Friends In Ark Survival Ascended

Check out this guide to know how you can create your own online tribe and play with friends using the non-dedicated servers in Ark Survival Ascended.

If you are looking to form your online tribe and explore the lands of Ark Survival Ascended together then here is how you can invite and play with friends. The latest installment in the Ark series reimagines everything from exploration to taming & breeding unique dinosaurs. And while surviving on your own can be interesting, it can be even more fun to come across primeval creatures and explore the lands with your friends.

Not to mention, Ark Survival Ascended also has cross-platform support making it easier for you to invite your friends from across the platforms. Together you and your tribe of friends can rise the ladder and be the strongest predators in the food chain in a land filled with unique creatures and dinosaurs. So if you are wondering how to play multiplayer with your friends in Ark Survival Ascended, then here is a guide you should check out further.

Ark Survival Ascended – How to Invite and Play With Friends

How To Create Non Dedicated Servers In Ark Survival Ascended

To play with friends in Ark Survival Ascended, players will have to create a server and invite them in-game. With it, you will be able to have a private session with 7 other players in the game. Here are the steps you can follow to create and host a non-dedicated server to play multiplayer with friends:

  • Select the Create Game option after pressing Start
  • After selecting the difficulty, you will be able to select the map
  • Once done you will find the option of Singleplayer and Non-dedicated game type
  • To play with friends, you will have to click on the Non-dedicated option
  • After which you will have to create the server by setting up the name and password.

Your friends will then have to join the server by selecting the Join Game option in Ark Survival Ascended. As mentioned before, you will be able to have an 8-player lobby in the game. And other players will be able to access the server you or the host of the server is online.

You can join in the official public multiplayer if you have more than 8 players in your lobby. The public multiplayer supports up to 70 players in the game.

That’s everything covered on how to play with friends in Ark Survival Ascended. For more interesting guides on the latest in the Ark series, check out our Ark Survival Ascended section, right here on Gamer Tweak.