Plague Inc infects more than 100 million players

Humanity wiped out over 1.5 billion times

Plague Inc infects more than 100 million players

Ndemic Creations' popular strategy game Plague Inchas been played by more than 100 million players.

The game pits players in a race against time to infect and kill everyone on Earth before humanity can stop the spread.

The title has been released on Google Play and iOS, as well as other platforms such as PC, PS4 and Xbox One with Plague Inc: Evolved. There’s now also now a physical board game too.

Viral hit

Players of the video game have wiped out all human life on Earth over 1.5 billion times, infecting a mind-boggling 13.5 quintillion people.

“It’s been an incredible experience building something that so many people are enjoying,” said Ndemic Creations CEO James Vaughan.

“To see the game that I made reach over 1.3% of the whole world’s population is deeply humbling, and I’m so grateful to all the players for their support.”


Craig Chapple is a freelance analyst, consultant and writer with specialist knowledge of the games industry. He has previously served as Senior Editor at, as well as holding roles at Sensor Tower, Nintendo and Develop.