Contagion isn't your average Zombie Shooter but instead takes a more realistic and different approach to the popular genre with unique characters, environments, weapons, items, and a built in system that makes every round completely unpredictable with resources, objectives, and paths ever changing.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (9,012 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 25, 2013

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"It feels more like a first-person multiplayer Resident Evil 2 than Left 4 Dead."
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June 16

Contagion - 75% Off Steam Summer Flash Sale



For all those who were hoping to see our 75% discount Steam has put Contagion up for today's 12 hour Flash Sale so grab it at 75% Off and enjoy the recently released Free DLC Content!

Contagion is currently available at $4.99 or buy the 4-Pack at $14.99

http://store.steampowered.com/app/238430/

For more information regarding the DLC mentioned above check out a recent announcement-

http://steamcommunity.com/games/contagion/announcements/detail/221021887373252985

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Hope you're all enjoying your summer thus far and are looking forward to new content on it's way!

-The Contagion Team

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June 14

Contagion - DLC Maps now up and running on Official Servers!



If you missed the original announcement check it out here-

http://steamcommunity.com/games/contagion/announcements/detail/221021887373252985

Just posting this announcement to let you all know that we've sorted out the issues with the Official Servers so you can enjoy dedicated servers to

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This is but the first part of our DLC Bundle which we explained we were releasing in parts so that you can get your hands on the new content sooner rather than later. The new weapons and characters have run into sound related issues and we didn't think that excused further delays on work we could release. Flatline is nearly ready to make it's debut and you will be seeing CF_UnionStation as well as CF_CampWhitner as soon as it is ready.

Please refer to our DLC related discussion on future updates -HERE-

Troubleshooting Issues

There are some known bugs with all the new content being released but if you are having issues playing the game please post the following in the troubleshooting discussion so we do not miss it in a comment here-

http://steamcommunity.com/app/238430/discussions/4/

  • Description of issue
  • Operating System
  • System Specs
  • If regarding a peripheral please include hardware
  • Don't forget to check our pinned Troubleshooting Threads that cover most issues.

Any sightings of bugs (not the roach haha) please post details and links to images in our Bug Reporting discussion here-

http://steamcommunity.com/app/238430/discussions/6/


We wish to again thank everyone for their support and patience and look forward to pushing out updates like we did in the past which was fairly regularly.

-The Contagion Team

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About This Game


What they're saying about Contagion

"Contagion aims to save the zombie game genre from itself" -GamesBeat
"Contagion does have a small role to play in the great gaming zombie apocalypse. I quite like it." -RockPaperShotgun
"Contagion is a gory, addictive horror game that’s well worth its $20 price tag" -Bloody-Disgusting
"Contagion presents a tense survival based horror game" -Canadian Online Gamers
"Barlowe Square is one of the best levels featured in a multiplayer game" -Hooked Gamers

Dynamic Gameplay

- Each play through is never the same with our built-in randomization system that changes the game/round each time you play!

State Of The Art Gore

- Our advanced gibbing system will immerse you into the game with limbs and organs being blown or hacked off!

Immersive Sound Effects

- Realistic ambient and sound effects that instantly draw you into the games dark apocalyptic atmosphere!

Traditional Zombies

- Slow moving undead that can only be truly laid to rest with a bullet to the brain or enough wasted lead in their body wasting away the ability to function.

Extensive Survival Equipment

- Over 28 vital pieces of equipment from a large selection of firearms, melee weapons, don't forget explosives, support items, tools, and much more to be added!

Unique Game Modes

- Choose from a multitude of classic and new game-modes that require co-op and survival skills in which you escape, extract civilians or hunt each other! Not to mention our Panic modes, upcoming Flatline (Survival) mode and more!

Stop paying more

- We will be releasing new content and 2 DLC Bundles in 2014... For Free! This was decided in 2010. Once you own Contagion you will never have to pay for updates or DLC bundles we develop for it... Ever.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP 32/64
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 compatible video card with 256 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HDD Space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
    • Hardware: Mouse & Keyboard
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet Connection
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / XP 32/64
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 compatible video card with 512 MB, Shader model 3.0. ATI X1600, NVidia 7600 or better
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HDD Space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
    • Hardware: Mouse & Keyboard
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet Connection
Helpful customer reviews
400 of 556 people (72%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
27.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
Originally I gave this game a positive review because of it's potential and it's survival horror elements/gameplay. My friends and I had a lot of fun playing this game even with the limited number of maps/overall content.

However, I'm changing my review due to the communication between the developer and its community. The developer for this game cannot take constructive criticism. How these guys deal with this is awful. I'm not upset about the wait for the new content. I understand it's free which is great. I am upset that they deal with their customers so poorly.

Pass on this game.
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340 of 474 people (72%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
42.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
A clunky zombie survival horror game with extremely delayed patches and DLC that had been promised, with numerous developers leaving the company and with a manchild developer falsely banning people from the games steam forums for expressing discontent with the games current state and the development cycle. As for the game, it is dated visually, has extremely bad movement controls, has really bad gunplay, and allows for easily exploitable maps in which most people just camp in one spot. Also, the player counts at peak times are abysmally low (lower than 50 sometimes) Avoid like the plague.
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A developer has responded on May 7 @ 10:32am
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112 of 152 people (74%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 30
Honestly it was real fun. I loved it. Mostly because I thought there would be more content. Instead they randomly just said eh its finished. Left all the bugs too. So yah spend 20 dollars to play like 5 maybe 6 maps on a few different playlists. You'll get bored. The only updates on the news is about them going to game events like they are a big game industry. This game gets a 5/10 in my view.
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84 of 111 people (76%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
19.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 27
Don't get this game until they add a kick vote system. Griefers and trolls dominate this game.
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66 of 91 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
This game started out really promising. Actually i quite like the idea of having another competitor to L4D2 and allow more teamwork based gameplay style. While the game could be so much fun, the reality looks different. Most people on the servers are too stupid to understand the gameplay mode, for example: taking a look on the mobile and evacuate each other together would be smooth, but no, people barricade somewhere and shoot each other or empty their ammo to be eaten in the end. Shame really. There schould be more structure and goals that pop up cleary for everyone to know. As for what it is a multiplayer only game i would not recommend it based on the ppl that are playing it right now. save your bugs and get L4D, way more fun imo
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