Publisher: Kalypso Media
Developer: Haemimont Games
Platforms: PC, MAC, PS4, Xbox 360, Linux
Release Date: 2014
Tropico 5 is an upcoming world management game (construction, management and politics) that is currently being developed by Haemimont Games (Omerta City of Gangsters), it’s currently slated to be published by Kalypso Media (Sine Mora, Hard Reset: Extended Edition, Anna).
It’s the 5th entry into the Tropico series and it’s being developed for multiple platforms, namely Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4. Although there’s no official release date yet for the consoles, the game is expected to drop at some time in Q2 of 2014. The PC version of the game is slated to launch on May 25th. This also the first Tropico game to feature multiplayer components.
There are currently no development details that have been made public outside of overhauls have been made to trading, renovating, exploration and researching. Tropico 5 will feature competitive multiplayer and cooperative play.
Gameplay in Tropico 5 will remain largely unchanged, except for overhauls made to the above mentioned in game mechanics. Players will view the world from a floating 3D manoeuvrable camera which hovers above the ground, from here they will select units and buildings that are used to progress further into the game via the completion of research, gathering and using various resources which will end up furthering the success of your country.
The game will feature playable eras from the 19th century to the 21st, along with an extended family of El presidente. Players can earn skills and experiences in their new positions. Players will have the ability to import and export with neighboring locations and countries.
The game also features a new war system, along with the ability to send your men to search natural resources, giving rise to dynamic gameplay elements. As mentioned, the game features up to four players with the ability to share resources. The game also includes new additions such as new eras from the 19th century to the 21st. Players can renovate older buildings with modern technologies.
Tropico 5 offers the player a new level of control regarding their countries growth from it’s early years. Starting with the countries founding in the colonial era, the player will guide it through World War 2, the Cold War and even the present day. Playing as either the Axis or Allies (US & Soviet Union) the player decides the fate of the country and how you’re going to rule it.
Note: This wiki will be updated once we have more information about the game.