July 10, 2014
As expected, the "viral" strategy game Plague Inc. has been updated with Mutation 1.9, also known as the Simian Flu expansion pack from "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." The expansion pack is released by Plague developer James Vaughan aka Ndemic Creations in partnership with 20th Century Fox. It challenges you to master new strategies to help apes become the dominant species on the planet as the Simian Flu spreads around the world, increasing intelligence in apes while putting humans in danger. Featuring new genes, evolutions, graphics, music, government actions, events, achievements and more, the Simian Flu expansion pack in Plague Inc. calls on you to:
If you can't see the video embedded above, please click here. The expansion comes alongside performance enhancements, minor game balance tweaks, AI improvements, and bug fixes for the universal iOS game. The Simian Flu expansion pack is included in the new version of Plague Inc., which is available now on the App Store as a free update or as a new $0.99 download. The sequel to 2011's "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is scheduled to hit theaters tomorrow, July 11. Interestingly, Plague Inc., the movie's official tie-in iOS game, is heavily inspired by the end credits sequence of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," which shows a graphic simulation of a disease gradually infecting the world. See also: Upcoming "Hercules" Film Starring The Rock Gets Official Hack-And-Slash Game For iOS, Become A High-Flying Hero In Disney's Planes: Fire & Rescue Storybook App For iOS, and Hasbro And DeNA Roll Out Transformers: Age Of Extinction – The Official Game.
- Control communities of intelligent apes – evolve your disease in parallel to allow ape-to-ape transmission, improve their cognitive abilities, and create colonies to protect apes
- Decide when your apes should rampage against research labs, move apes to avoid detection from military drones and use ape migration to prevent scientists from conducting aggressive ape experiments.
- Master new gameplay mechanics and strategies to help apes become the dominant species on the planet!