The coronavirus has sent a video game about wiping out humanity to #1

The coronavirus has sent a video game about wiping out humanity to #1

Video game Plague Inc. has had a surge of popularity in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, which has infected over 4,000 people and killed over 100 with no signs of slowing. You play as a deadly pathogen in the distressingly relevant game, spreading across the globe to wipe out humanity.

Now, developer Ndemic Creations has issued a friendly reminder that while entertaining, Plague Inc. is not a scientific tool for modelling the spread of disease. It may be fun, but it won’t save you.

“We specifically designed the game to be realistic and informative, while not sensationalising serious real-world issues,” read Ndemic Creations’ statement, published Jan. 23.  Read more…

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The coronavirus has sent a video game about wiping out humanity to #1