Brexit is now the top disease name in Plague Inc., according to developer Ndemic Creations.

Ndemic's infection simulator allows players to choose custom names for the diseases they unleash onto the world.

The player community's previous most-virulent disease, Donald Trump, now comes in second, just above Death.

Brexit, as the United Kingdom's recent decision to leave the European Union is colloquially known, has been controversial and economically damaging since before the referendum even passed.

Video game developers and trade organisations alike have expressed concern over the future of the UK games industry in its wake.

If Plague Inc. is anything to go by, those concerns may well be warranted.