How to I enable crossplay for the Steam/Epic Games versions of ARK?
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To enable connectivity between the Steam versions of the game and the version offered by Epic Games directly you need to enable crossplay.
- Login to the Control Panel
- Select your server and go to Commandline Manager and create a new custom commandline
3. Customize the custom commandline however you wish and check the box titled Crossplay
** Note: You will need to specify a map name and check the box next to it. The server will not boot without a map name specified
For a complete list of map names, visit this wiki article: https://ark.fandom.com/wiki/Server_configuration
Save the commandline then select it on the commandline manager page.
NOTE: As of this writing, servers catering to Epic Games versions players cannot run with mods.