The best way to deal with the ongoing Pandemic is to immerse yourself in related media. And while everyone is jumping to Netflix to watch Pandemic, Contagion, or the hundreds of related documentaries, gamers have another option. Thanks to Xbox Game Pass, there are quite a few pandemic related games that revolve around outbreaks, plagues, and diseases.
Immerse yourself in a deep library of more than 100 high-quality console and PC games. Join the fun in new games or catch up on a recent hit. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate includes Xbox Live Gold and unlimited access to over 100 high-quality console and PC games for only $14.99 a month with your first month only $1. With Xbox Game Pass, you always have something new to play. And with side quests, mini-games, and extra mission galore, these ten open-world games on Xbox Game Pass are bound to keep you entertained. Below are the top seven pandemic related games you should be playing right now. All game descriptions are taken directly from xbox.com.
Reprise your role as a supernatural assassin in Dishonored 2, the follow up to Arkane Studio’s Dishonored. Play your way in a world where mysticism and industry collide as a new plague ravages Dunwall and the kingdom is in disarray. How will you combine your character’s unique set of powers, weapons, and gadgets to eliminate your enemies?
The hit hospital building management sim comes to console for the first time. In it, you can build, cure and improve your hospital. Design stunning hospitals, decorate them as you like, cure very unusual illnesses and manage troublesome staff.
Follow the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, in a heartrending journey through the darkest hours of history. Hunted by Inquisition soldiers and surrounded by unstoppable swarms of rats, Amicia and Hugo will come to know and trust each other. As they struggle to survive against overwhelming odds, they will fight to find purpose in this brutal, unforgiving world.
Humanity is on the brink of extinction. As members of an elite disease control team, you’re the only thing standing in the way of the four deadly diseases spreading across the world. You must travel the globe protecting cities, containing infections from spreading, and discovering the cure for each disease. The fate of humanity is in your hands.
Pathologic 2 is a narrative-driven dramatic thriller about fighting a deadly outbreak in a secluded rural town. You are a healer, and to save anyone, you’ll have to survive in this bleak and strange world, where even food and medicine are scarce.
Survive a ghost ship and rediscover survival-horror in the campaign. The story is set at a time before the Kijuju and Lanshiang bioterror incidents when the BSAA was still a young organization in the Resident Evil timeline. Join Jill Valentine aboard a ghost ship in the Mediterranean Sea searching for her old partner, Chris Redfield. Learn the hidden truth behind the destruction of a floating city. Or play in Raid Mode for a co-op killing spree with friends over the Internet.
Taking place in London, 1918, you are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal. Will you embrace the monster within? Your actions will save or doom London.
Grab your Xbox Game Pass subscription now and start playing these pandemic-related games. Then, let us know what some of your favorite go-to games on Xbox Game Pass while home.