Andrew Rockett

Last month, while China struggled to stifle a growing, sweeping COVID-19 outbreak, popular pandemic simulator Plague Inc. benefitted from an incidental boost in sales in the country. As of a few hours ago, though, the game disappeared from China’s iOS app store for unknown reasons. China’s health commission confirmed recently that the Wuhan coronavirus, a new pneumonia like disease, had spread to around 300 people. This news has caused Plague Inc, a strategy game about a deadly plague that infects the world, to reach #1 on the paid iOS game chart in China. pic.twitter.com/DioBtyP2RB — Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) January 21, […]

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