This is the first game in the series to arrive on Linux
Haemimont Games and Kalipso Media have announced that the fifth iteration of Tropico will be available on multiple platforms, including Linux.The Linux support is a first for the Tropico city-building franchise and the game is scheduled to be released sometime in 2014.
“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,” reads the official announcement.
Until now, Tropico games were usually centered around one dictator, which was played by the user. Now, the gamers will follow the history of a fictional island nation from the 19th to the 21st century.
Also, according to the developers, Tropico 5 will for the first time add cooperative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.
Don't forget to check out the trailer above to see “El Presidente” enjoying his rule.