Kalypso Media today announced that Tropico 5, the next instalment of the highly anticipated and critically acclaimed Tropico city-builder series, is currently in development at Haemimont Studios and is slated for a 2014 release. Kalypso will release Tropico 5 on the Xbox 360, PC, Mac and Linux.
Packed with a whole host of new gameplay features and all new artwork designed from scratch, Tropico 5 takes the series into a new direction.
You, will first take control of Tropico during early colonial times and then guide it through the centuries as the world changes and moves ever forward. You must tackle the changing needs of your people, as well as opposing governments and factions, and thus lay the foundations for your own dynasty. As you move through your years in office you can promote members of your extended family on the island to positions of power: such as ambassador, commanding general or even Supreme Ruler, to ensure your legacy thrives through the eras. As your influence and wealth grows, so do the threats to your burgeoning island superpower. From the 19th to the 21st century, each era carries its own challenges and opportunities.
Tropico 5 will add cooperative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players for the first time in the series’ history.
Check out the hilarious teaser for Tropico 5 below.