Nov 11, 2014

Tropico 5 dictates its release onto Xbox 360 today


You can read our review of the PC version of Tropico 5.

The trumpets have sounded, the red carpet rolled across the beach and now the citizens of Tropico warmly welcome the return of El Presidente on console. Tropico 5 is out today for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the island of Tropico needs your political direction to get things in order. Whether you choose to become a vain dictator or an angel of social justice, it’s completely up to you how to govern the people. Build the city in your image, secure political favors and develop commercial industry – just make sure you do whatever you can to stay in power!There is a new release trailer for Tropico 5 on Xbox 360 – check it out below for a look at everything you need to know about the acclaimed city-builder and dictator sim! Don’t forget, the Limited Special Edition of Tropico 5 on Xbox 360 features all manner of bonus content: including ‘The Big Cheese’ and ‘Bayo del Olfarto’ add-on content available for download from the Xbox Games Store and a printed Tropico passport and postcard.Packed with a whole host of new gameplay features and all new artwork designed from scratch,Tropico 5 takes the series into a new and exciting direction – dynasties!

You, as El Presidente, will first take control of the infamous island 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 well as a wealth of other new features, including advanced trading mechanics, technology, scientific research trees and island exploration, Tropico 5 will add cooperative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players for the first time in the series’ history! Viva El Presidente!