Plague Inc. Getting Free New Mode in Which You Fight a Pandemic

Plague Inc

It's just as well then that developers Ndemic Creations have made a decision to flip the 2012 game on its head by making a mode where your mission is to save the world from a deadly disease outbreak. But in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Plague Inc. will add a new game mode that'll let you do the opposite and save the world from a deadly outbreak.

The team at Ndemic have been particularly conscious of their game's place amongst all of this, and have consistently tried to raise awareness by pointing people to seek advice and follow guidelines established by the World Health Organisation and Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).

Plague Inc saw a huge surge in downloads last month amid the growing threat of COVID-19.

Work on this reverse version of the standard Plague Inc setup started after players began requesting a mode where they could save the world instead of bringing it to an untimely end.

He added: "We are proud to be able to help support the vital work of the World Health Organization and CEPI as they work towards finding a vaccine for COVID-19".

Ndemic says that while in discussions about the donation, they were asked about making a game where players could stop an outbreak.

It will be free for all players during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more information will follow as soon as possible. On top of the financial contribution, the United Kingdom studio says it's working with the World Health Organisation and other experts to create a new game mode aimed at curbing a global outbreak, not causing one.

The new mode will have players managing quarantines, public services, and healthcare systems in an attempt to halt the spread of a disease.

Dr Richard Hatchett, CEO of CEPI, praised the studio and said games could play a part in fighting the pandemic. Some of these methods are already being used today in response to COVID-19. "Games have an important role in raising awareness of the challenges the world is now facing".



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