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Tropico 6 gameplay debuts in new trailer

Here’s our first look at gameplay from the upcoming dictator simulator, Tropico 6.

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Here’s our first look at gameplay from the upcoming dictator simulator, Tropico 6.

El Presidente is back in this new Tropico 6 Gamescom trailer from Kalypso Media. The new footage showcases the game’s brand new engine, and teases some new gameplay features that look to freshen up the long-running series.

New additions include expansive archipelagos, advanced transport infrastructure, and customisable palaces. Election speeches also make a welcome return, as does the ability to steal world monuments and global landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower.

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Of course, you can also play the game as a kind and generous statesman, but who would want to do that? The fun of this series has always been in acting out a dictatorial fantasy, the likes of which could never ever happen in the real world.

Tropico 6 will also include co-operative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.

Here are a selection of screenshots from an early build of the Windows PC version of the game.

Tropico 6 is due for release on Windows PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2018.


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