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Tropico 5 City-Building Sim To Release Along-Side Steam Machines

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Tropico 5 the fantastic looking city-building sim that will arrive on Linux is to officially launch next month. Tropico 5 is the first in the series to ever support Linux, so let's make it worthwhile for them.

It will be released on the 23rd of May for Windows and judging from the trailers and game-play we have seen it looks like it's going to be fun! The Linux version will be released along-side Steam Machines:
QuoteKalypso is also working on an extensive Steam OS (Linux) version which will release with the respective new hardware.

I have never played a Tropico game, so this will be quite the experience I'm sure. I can't wait to send nukes to other people I don't like!

Return to the remote island nation of Tropico in the next instalment of the critically acclaimed and hugely popular ‘dictator sim’ series. Expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing an all-new set of challenges, including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration and for the first time in Tropico history – cooperative and competitive MULTIPLAYER for up to 4 players. Article taken from
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Lordpkappa 3 Apr, 2014
Quoting: jdubHas anyone heard anything at all about the rome II port since sept?
Early Next Year they said, so maybe it's not far from release ;)
STiAT 3 Apr, 2014
Hope I can play it "normally" on Linux without steam controller as well.. think I could like the game.
Liam Dawe 4 Apr, 2014
Indeed, Steam Machines are due this summer :), I reckon July/August.
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