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. From the creator of Zombie Panic: Source Brian "Tatsur0" Comer we introduce it's spiritual successor.

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5 comments by Tatsur0 on Jun 17th, 2014

Contagion - Local Co-op Split-Screen Support

It's been a long time coming for many but we've finally added Local Co-op Split-screen without the need like other games to go through a series of steps to get it working right. 2 Game-pads, Keyboard & Mouse & Game-pad, the days of Consoles and PC games lacking this feature may be dying out but this is something we grew up with and playing with a friend or sibling without having to lan was a hot topic for gamers and owners of Contagion so we can now tick our Local Co-op in the listings. We will continue to watch over it and tweak here and there to improve the overall quality of course (no aim assist for game-pads, sorry heh).

Our Survivor AI accuracy is dependent on difficulty as well as commands that are allowed making Extraction while it was still difficult, more realistic and this will only improve throughout the year. We've also enabled more server commands for Server Hosts to use to setup their servers closer to what they'd like them to be!

Check out what went out in today's update!

June 16th Update - Changelog:

  • Added split-screen support to Contagion, also added menu in options to enable it
  • Adjusted survivor AI accuracy to be less perfect on easier difficulties
  • Enabled additional console commands to be allowed to be changed by server hosts
  • Fixed the ability to drop a grenade before infection and kill ex-teammates
  • Fixed survivor AI being able to receive commands while inside a house or while climbing
  • Fixed IED and phone screen disappearing near water or mirror elements sometimes
  • Fixed memory leak issues with multiple flash-lights
  • Fixed possible server crash-loop when blending as a zombie


This week we have updates on both Linux and the Mac build. Valve has been quite helpful in keeping on things an we have started working not only on our Linux but also our Mac builds! Whether they are able to release simultaneously or not is yet to be seen but this is great news to those who are eager to play Contagion on their Linux machine/Steam Machine and/or Mac!

Also for those that missed our Official Contagion - Let's Play Top 10 Countdown with prizes exceeding $12,500 check it out!

For the rules & prizes visit -HERE-


As well as Episode 26th (was delayed 2 weeks) of our weekly Friday Frenzy Contagion Stream & Giveaway!



Next week we're hoping to release our updated melee system that will definitely change the way the game is played and for many this is also another update that's been eagerly awaited. Will also try and grab some sneak peaks of our current maps in development/nearing release like CE_Biotec :)

More updates throughout the month and every month of 2014!

He're a look at what we're working on atm -Here-

-The Contagion Team

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Contagion Wallpapers

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Sep 27, 2012 Wallpapers 6 comments

Ten high resolution wallpapers in the following aspect ratios: 5:4, 16:9, 4:3

GDC 2012 - Contagion Alpha Gameplay Trailer

GDC 2012 - Contagion Alpha Gameplay Trailer

Mar 13, 2012 Trailers 0 comments

This year we showed off two videos at GDC 2012. This is our Alpha Gameplay Trailer for those of you who would like to download the video and watch it...

GDC 2012 - Contagion Model Showcase Trailer

GDC 2012 - Contagion Model Showcase Trailer

Mar 13, 2012 Trailers 0 comments

This year we showed off two videos at GDC 2012. This is our Model Showcase Trailer for those of you who would like to download the video and watch it...

GDC 2012 - Contagion Alpha Gameplay Trailer Music

GDC 2012 - Contagion Alpha Gameplay Trailer Music

Mar 13, 2012 Music 0 comments

This year we showed off two videos at GDC 2012. There were many requests for the music. This is the track created by our very own Ulrich Gollick for our...

GDC 2012 - Contagion Model Showcase Trailer Music

GDC 2012 - Contagion Model Showcase Trailer Music

Mar 13, 2012 Music 0 comments

This year we showed off two videos at GDC 2012. There were many requests for the music. This is the track created by our very own Ulrich Gollick for our...

Contagion - Fixed Alpha Game-play 2011 (720p)

Contagion - Fixed Alpha Game-play 2011 (720p)

Dec 28, 2011 Movies 2 comments

This is our second game-play reveal from our Alpha build displaying a number of new features and content. Since the recording of this footage there have...

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staradder92
staradder92 Mar 3 2014, 6:38pm says:

"How do you kill that which has no life?" With a headshot.

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Skydante
Skydante Jan 12 2014, 4:44am says:

When will be released the next update ?

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden Mar 2 2014, 4:37am replied:

I'm assuming during the official release, on April 11.

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Xylemon
Xylemon Mar 3 2014, 1:33am replied:

It actually had a patch released today.

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OggMan
OggMan Jan 1 2014, 4:43pm buried:

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Don't mean to be rude, I got this one on steam and could only stand 4 minutes of it. The controls and mechanics are horrible and when you zoom in with the gun to shoot it slows the mouse down to nothing and you cant aim. How in the world did this get 2nd place am I missing something here?

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0 Jan 2 2014, 10:33am replied:

Yeah, you spent 4 minutes and ignored the ironsight sensitivity option. As for the controls and mechanics the vocal majority disagrees with you.

I'm in no way offended but playing a game for 4 minutes having done no research or attempting to improve the quality of your experience suggests your intention was in fact to do so :)

That and the way you worded it on our Forums heh

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0 Jan 2 2014, 10:34am replied:

If you list by map in server browser you can just scroll down and look for ch_* or filters :)

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Chickenshot
Chickenshot Dec 27 2013, 12:01pm says:

Congratulations for the second spot guys!

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Even if it is early acces it has good balanced gameplay elements for casual gamer but I would say for a better long term experience there should be more maps (maybe community maps with HammerEditor I would create one ;) ) and a mode in which if you die you canĀ“t respawn just if somebody use a defibrillator(or something like that) so it would be somekind of a Hardcore mode.

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