Follow these Simple Steps to Resolve Lagging in Ark: Survival Evolved

Ark: Survival Evolved (aka Ark) is a dinosaurs-everywhere action game. Dinosaurs ran like the wind and surrounded you and attacked in all directions.

You’ve to survive at all cost. Gamers love this game. But the biggest challenge they face is the lagging. Luckily this article tells you how to fix this lagging issue in just two manual steps. If you wish to automatically boost game speed, you can use the RegInOut software’s Game Boost feature. This 1 Click feature can end lagging in game quite easily. Download RegInOut here: 

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Adjust Screen Resolution

Getting your Ark game loaded properly is just a start. To ensure it isn’t lagging and giving you the best view, you need to adjust the video and display settings in the game itself. Some game settings can cause the editor not to load or display correctly, but we’re here to help fix this issue. First thing first: change the display more from high resolution to your own screen resolution. (Tip: If you’ve a small screen, don’t go for a high-resolution screen.) The other necessary adjustments are actually quite simple:

  1. World title buffers: Low
  2. View distance: High
  3. Anti-alias: Epic
  4. Post-processing: Low
  5. General shadows: Low
  6. Terrain Shadows: Low
  7. Textures: High
  8. Sky Quality: None/Lower Level
  9. Ground Clutter: Non/Lower Level
  10. Motion Blur: Disabled
  11. Film Gram: Disabled
  12. Distant Field Ambient Occlusion: Disabled
  13. Screen Space Ambient Occlusion: Disabled
  14. Dynamic Tessellation: Disabled.

 

Check Steam Properties

Running Ark on Steam? Steam makes it just easy to do some internal changes as it does to install the other games by combining the downloading and installation process into a single step. Here’s how:

  1. Launch Steam.
  2. Right click on Ark. Select Properties.
  3. There’s a SET LAUNCH OPTIONS…button under the General tab. Click it.
  4. Type: -USEALLAVAILABLECORES -sm4 -d3d10. Click OK.
  5. Still lagging? Extend the above parameter like this:

-dxlevel 80 +mat_antialias 0 window -USEALLAVAILABLECORES -sm4 -d3d10
Didn’t find relevant parameters? Here you can find a complete set of parameters: https://docs.unrealengine.com/latest/INT/Programming/Basics/CommandLineArguments/index.html

Raza Ali Kazmi

Raza Ali is content editor and publisher at Sorcim Technologies.