Developer Kalypso has announced a 2014 launch on PC, Mac and Xbox 360 for Tropico 5.
The new game offers the addition of competitive multiplayer, which sees three players building cities on the same island. The players can work together or ruin one another if they are so inclined. Returning mechanics such as trading and research are said to have been improved
Kalypso describes the game as:
‘Return to the remote island nation of Tropico in the next installment of the critically acclaimed and hugely popular ‘dictator sim’ series.’ Expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing an all-new set of challenges, including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration and for the first time in Tropico history — cooperative and competitive MULTIPLAYER for up to 4 players.
You can view the teaser trailer below:
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