Plague Inc: Evolved Console FAQs

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1) What is Plague Inc: Evolved?

Can you infect the world? Your pathogen has just infected 'Patient Zero'. Now you must bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself.

Plague Inc: Evolved is a game for Xbox One and Playstation 4 which has been entirely redeveloped from the original Plague Inc. mobile game. It combines the original critically acclaimed gameplay of Plague Inc. with significant, all-new features:

  • Blinding Graphics - Including full 3D disease models taking you closer to your plague than ever before, city-cams showing humanity's struggle at street level, and the body scanner highlighting the full effect of your mutations, organ by organ.
  • Deadly Data - Predict government responses with priority indicators, geek out with loads of new stats and graphs, and analyse your best strategies with end-of-game replays.
  • Contagious Custom Scenarios - experience the deadliest user-generated content, with a regularly updated stream of new plague types and worlds created by other players.
  • Big-Screen console experience with effortless controller support lets you manage your plague in full HD from the comfort of your sofa

And much more!


2) When is it out on Xbox One and Playstation 4 and where can I get it?

Plague Inc: Evolved is out now on Xbox One as a digital release.

It's coming to Playstation 4 on Tuesday, May 31st as a digital download.


3) Is Plague Inc. Evolved different from Plague Inc. on mobile?

Yes – it is very different as we have been able to add a lot of things which would not work on mobile. Plague Inc: Evolved is a game for Xbox One and Playstation 4 which has been entirely redeveloped from the mobile game (Plague Inc.). It combines the original critically acclaimed gameplay of Plague Inc. with significant, all-new features:

  • Blinding Graphics - Including full 3D disease models taking you closer to your plague than ever before, city-cams showing humanity's struggle at street level, and the body scanner highlighting the full effect of your mutations, organ by organ.
  • Deadly Data - Predict government responses with priority indicators, geek out with loads of new stats and graphs, and analyse your best strategies with end-of-game replays.
  • Contagious Custom Scenarios - experience the deadliest user-generated content, with a regularly updated stream of new plague types and worlds created by other players.
  • Big-Screen console experience with effortless controller support lets you manage your plague in full HD from the comfort of your sofa

And much more!


4) How much does Plague Inc: Evolved cost?

Plague Inc: Evolved costs $14.99 on Xbox One Playstation 4, PC, Mac and Linux. This includes:

  • Every paid expansion pack that Plague Inc. has received over the last two years*
  • New content updates that we have planned for the future
  • Significant, all-new features from the original mobile game

5) Why does Plague Inc: Evolved cost more than Plague Inc. on mobile?

Plague Inc: Evolved costs $14.99 whereas Plague Inc. on mobile costs $0.99 + an extra $6.99 for expansion packs (Neurax, Necroa and Scenarios).

Plague Inc: Evolved costs more because you get a lot more! It includes :

  • Every paid expansion pack that Plague Inc. has received over the last two years*
  • Loads of new content updates that we have planned for the future.
  • Significant, all-new features from the original mobile game

I've thought long and hard about the price point of the game and I believe that $14.99 is a fair price. It reflects the value ot the additional features in Plague Inc: Evolved without being significantly more expensive than Plague Inc. on mobile. I hope you agree - either way, please share your opinion with me :)


6) How is Plague Inc: Evolved for Xbox One and Playstation 4 different to Plague Inc: Evolved on PC?

The core Plague Inc: Evolved experience is the same on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC. The main difference is that the console version has had its UI redesigned to support their control schemes.

On PC, we use Steam to power multiplayer - this feature is not currently available on the console versions but in the future, we hope to enable similar functionality.. The console versions of the game do support playing custom scenarios created by other players.

Plague Inc: Evolved stands on its own as a complete single-player experience on console..


7) When will you be adding Custom Scenarios to console?

Custom Scenarios are now on console!


8) What languages will Plague Inc: Evolved be available in for console?

We’ll be launching in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian and Russian.


9) Does Plague Inc: Evolved change things for Plague Inc. on mobile?

Only in a good way as it will mean more content updates faster for everyone! We have designed Plague Inc: Evolved carefully so that updates can easily be applied to games on Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux and mobile. We still have loads of plans for Plague Inc. and lots of new updates are on their way. We can’t wait!


10) What is the next mobile mutation (update)?

We will be announcing the next mobile mutation (update) in the next few weeks. Check back shortly!


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