The Outbreak is a multiplayer online location based game. In order to play the game you must use your actual physical location.
You interact with the game using a real map, where you will see Survivors, Zombies and real world buildings and landmarks. As you location changes you can interact with these, a black ring around your location will help you to see what is in range.
You can gain achievements and inventory as you play. There are multiple levels, and with them comes greater power.
When you start the game you supply a user name and email address (don't worry, you won't get any emails, it's just for authentication). Once your account has been created you will be able to play the game. You will either be a Zombie or a Survivor, and this is decided based on your surroundings. Click 'Join the war' to view the map. This is where the game is played.
If you are a survivor to must attack zombies, by getting within range.
Zombies must attack survivors, by getting within range. Once a survivors health reaches zero, they will become a Zombie. When a Zombie is killed by a survivor they will have the option to re-spawn as a Survivor.
Attack others to gain experience, and earn achievements. You will also level up as you gain experience, increasing your attack range.
Nearby locations are visible on your map as a stronghold. Check-in to strongholds to take them over, and earn inventory items for replenishing health.