The first Ark Survival Evolved update was released in 2020. The Ark Survival Evolved Update is a pure server update, you do not have to download and install a patch. Below you will find the complete patch notes and the respective version numbers.
ABOUT Ark: Survival Evolved is an action survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard, in collaboration with Instinct Games .
- Deactivating the visibility once (invisible) on all sleeping (logged out) players on all official PvE servers. After logging on to the servers again, the players are displayed again (visible) and remain so even for the subsequent idle state. After this update, the sleeping bodies will no longer replicate after players have been offline for 2 consecutive weeks. This change improves both client and server performance by reducing the number of sleeping bodies to replicate.
Source : Arkforum