Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure free expansion releases onto Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC. Thanks to developer Ndemic Creations. Which is available now on Steam for all owners of the base game.
While in partnership with global health experts. Ndemic Creations has released Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure. Which is a major expansion for the best selling game Plague Inc: Evolved. Which also includes support in Linux gaming, Mac, and on Windows PC. AND, the base game is also on sale via Steam. But regular price on Humble Store, sadly.
In a reversal from the classic game. In Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure players must try to save the world by controlling the global pandemic response.
- Hunt the Disease: Dispatch research teams around the world to find patient zero. All while tracking the spread of the outbreak. Then boost testing capacity and support local responses.
- Control the Outbreak: Implement measures such as contact tracing, lockdowns and border closures. So you can limit the spread of the outbreak in Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure. While getting people to wash their hands. Preparing hospitals to prevent them from getting overwhelmed.
- Support the Economy: People won’t comply with poorly designed quarantine lock down measures. So you can use furlough schemes and other policies. All to drive community support and consensus.
- Develop a Vaccine: Research, manufacture and distribute a vaccine to stop the disease. Work carefully and promote global cooperation to accelerate development.
Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure Out now on Steam
Created with the help of world health and infectious disease experts from all over the world. Including the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness (CEPI) and World Health Organisation (WHO). As well as Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN). Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure sees players balance social, economic and global health factors. In order to keep the disease under control and also maintain public trust.
James Vaughan, the founder of Ndemic Creations said:
“Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure is an engaging and timely simulation. Which lets players explore the issues that humanity faces when trying to stop a global pandemic”
“It was extremely challenging to fit such a complex topic into a game. But the input that experts from CEPI and elsewhere provided has been invaluable in ensuring that Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure is both educational and engaging.”
“Eight years ago, I never imagined the real world would come to resemble a game of Plague Inc. Or that my game would be in a position to help educate and inform people. Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure will be free for all Plague Inc. players until COVID-19 is under control.”
On behalf of all players of Plague Inc, Ndemic Creations has also donated $250,000 to CEPI and the WHO to help fight COVID-19.
Plague Inc. Evolved: The Cure is a free expansion DLC for the game Plague Inc: Evolved. It can be downloaded from Steam today. While the base game also has a 60% discount on Steam, priced at $5.99 USD. With support in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC.
Learn more about CEPI’s response to COVID-19 and other emerging disease threats here.