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Plague Inc. sells 1.1 million copies for iOS in seven weeks

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Developer Ndemic Creations announced that its strategy game Plague Inc. has pushed 1.1 million copies in just seven weeks.

These numbers were achieved without the aid of a marketing budget, according to the press release. A content update will launch soon.

First-time developer James Vaughan made the game for iPhone and iPad. Plague Inc. was the #1 paid app in the US for two weeks and remains in the top charts, boasting over 60,000 5-star ratings.

Plague Inc. challenges players to infect over 50 countries, counteracting everything humanity invents to protect itself from your pathogen and "Patient Zero." It features 10 disease types, save/load functionality, scoreboards, and achievements. It costs $0.99.

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[Gamasutra]

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