'ARK' Update 1.91 Fixes Homestead & Prim+ on PS4 & Xbox - Patch Notes

ARK: Survival Evolved update 1.91 is going live on PS4 and Xbox One. The fairly minor update focuses on bugs related to the recent Homestead expansion and Primitive+ modes. Read the full patch notes below courtesy of a blog post from Studio Wildcard.

ARK: Survival Evolved Update 1.91 Patch Notes

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After installing update 1.91, 'ARK's Homestead update should work better. Studio Wildcard
  • Homestead
    • Fixed double door pickup after pickup timer has expired
    • Disabled structure pickup when inventory is full
    • Fixed bug preventing Triangle Roofs from being placed on Large Walls
    • Increased health of Fence Supports
    • Added Homestead Tek engrams to the boss dinos on Scorched, Aberration and Extinction
  • Kibble
    • Set Yutyrannus eggs to be usable with Extraordinary kibble recipes
    • Fixed imprint requests on Scorched Earth
    • Fixed imprint requests on Aberration
    • Icon alterations
  • Dedicated Storage
    • Fixed potential crash
    • Disabled Withdraw Stack if your inventory is full
    • Now drops full inventory in all scenarios
    • Removed mention of fridge, as storage does not function as such

Prim+

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Today's 'ARK' update fixes longstanding bugs with Primitive . Studio Wildcard
  • Fixed issues with forge crafting.
  • Fixed issue with crafting new kibble.
  • Fixed issue with beeswax production in beehives.
  • Fixed crafting issues with hazard suit.
  • Fixed misc issues with coal harvesting

Managarmrs

  • Now take damage equivalent to flyers
  • Fixed Managarmr's forward dashing when walking off edges

Manta

  • Reduced speed gain per level

Aberration

  • Oviraptors are now allowed in via Obelisk transfer

Extinction

  • Added Hesperonis spawns to the Desert and Snow biomes
  • Fixed a water volume in the Desert biome that was not set to trigger on collision
  • Adjusted Desert water spawner values to have more fish

Trike

  • Speculative fix for infinite trike ram

Ghillie

  • Boot armor now matches other pieces

Non-Homestead Tek

  • Added more Tek engrams to various bosses

Platform Saddles

  • Re-disabled C4 placement
  • Disabled High Wall placement

Exploits

  • Fixed exploit related to Enforcer
  • Fixed exploit related to Basilisks
  • Fixed exploit related to Fence Supports
  • Fixed exploit related to Tuso
  • Fixed exploit related to platform limits

Crashes

  • Fixed crash related to mounts and walls
  • Fixed crash related to Managarmrs

Performance

  • Improved server performance when turning on and off electrical/water networks in certain circumstances

Disconnects

  • Fixed Disconnect related to Flex Pipes

Explorer Notes

  • Fixed Explorer Note menu display bug

As far as these patch notes are concerned, there's not much here that changes the game for console players. If you've been having trouble placing structures since the Homestead update went live last month, those small issues have been mostly addressed. Also, the prayers of Primitive+ players have finally been answerred. The hardcore mode has been essentially broken on console for the past few weeks due to crafting bugs, but now everything should work properly with the new systems and Kibble rework in tow. While it definitely took longer than it should have to get these problems solved, at least the fix is here today.

Something more drastic, however, is happening on PC in the form of the new Classic PvP mode. Harkening back to the early days of ARK, these limited servers double resource and breeding rates for mid-sized tribes of up to 25 players each. Much like the experimentation with Small Tribe servers this past summer, Classic PvP offers a new way to experience a game that's very much driven by habitual playstyles. The average server size is tailored to ensuring PvP action is exciting but not too overwhelming.

ARK: Survival Evolved is available now on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Switch, Mac and Linux. This update is exclusive to Xbox One and PS4.

What are your thoughts on the latest ARK update? Are you glad the Primitive+ problems have been solved? Tell us in the comments section!