A voxel-based Ark: Survival Evolved spin-off is coming to Steam Early Access and Xbox Game Preview this March.

PixArk is an open-world sandbox survival game from Snail Games – one that Ark developer Studio Wildcard has provided design and technical input on.

It promises to add RPG-style content to Ark's dino-taming, base-building, tree-punching formula.

There will be single-player and multiplayer modes, a creative mode that allows building without limits, procedurally generated worlds, and more than 100 dinosaurs.

The full release will come to Switch and PlayStation 4 alongside Xbox and PC.

More than 12 million people have played Ark: Survival Evolved, the latest expansion for which introduced new alien-like dinosaurs and subterranean biomes.

Spin-off PixArk adds voxels and RPG goodness to Ark: Survival Evolved formula