Return to the remote island nation of Tropico and expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing new challenges including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration, cooperative and competitive MULTIPLAYER for up to 4 players.
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Release Date: May 23, 2014

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January 29

Tropico 5 – Complete Collection Out Now on PC


Own it all with the ultimate Tropico 5 bundle complete with all released expansions and DLC!

Tropico, 29th January, 2016
Tired of petty rebellions and the cries of austerity from his 'beloved' citizens, El Presidente has instructed Kalypso Media to release the PC version of Tropico 5 – Complete Collection, bringing the most comprehensive Tropico package yet to his adoring fans and prospective dictators everywhere. Packing in both full expansions ‘Espionage’ and ‘Waterborne’ along with all 10 DLC add-ons released to date, Tropico 5 - Complete Collection delivers overs 100 hours of gameplay, giving fans the best ever chance to test their mettle as the Caribbean’s latest mastermind dictator.
More maps, more missions, more buildings, more beards.
You really are spoilt for choice - the only question is, how will you rule your island paradise?

Find the full list of all included expansions and DLCs here:
http://steamcommunity.com/app/245620/discussions/0/458606248616396237/

Tropico 5 - Complete Collection is available now as a boxed retail edition and as a digital download here:
http://store.steampowered.com/sub/88780/


Watch the Tropico 5 – Complete Collection trailer on YouTube here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NARkRIdsds

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“Flies in the face of other strategy games”
Gamespot

“As delightfully corrupt as ever”
PC Gamer

“Tropico 5 is a city-builder worth getting excited about”
IGN

About This Game

Return to the remote island nation of Tropico in the next installment 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.

    The Eras - Start your reign during colonial times, survive the World Wars and the Great Depression, be a dictator during the Cold War, and advance your country to modern times and beyond. From the 19th century to the 21st, each era carries its own challenges and opportunities.
    The Dynasty - Each member of El Presidente’s extended family is present on the island and may be appointed as a ruler, a manager, an ambassador or a general. Invest in the members of your Dynasty to unlock new traits and turn them into your most valuable assets.
    Research and Renovate - Advance your nation by discovering new buildings, technologies and resources. Renovate your old buildings to more efficient modern buildings.
    Advanced trade system and trade fleet - Amass a global trade fleet and use your ships to secure trade routes to neighboring islands or world superpowers, both for export and import.
    Explore your island - Discover what lies beyond the fog of war. Find valuable resource deposits and explore the ruins of ancient civilizations.
    All new art - All artwork has been re-designed from scratch to provide Tropico 5 with a unique visual identity. Choose from over 100 buildings from each of the individual eras.
    Cooperative and competitive multiplayer – Up to 4 players can build up their own cities and economies on any given island map. Players can choose to share resources, supplies and population or declare war on each other.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 400 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 4000 or higher, Intel HD 4000 or higher (DirectX 11 hardware support required)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8 (64 bit)
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad Core CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 500 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 5000 or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.9
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 400 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 4000 or higher, Intel HD 4000 or higher
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad Core CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 500 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 5000 or higher
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu/SteamOS (latest)
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 400 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 4000 or higher, Intel HD 4000 or higher
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad Core CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 500 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 5000 or higher
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
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Hodor
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
You get to be a dictator. What else would you need?

No money? -Kill everyone who thinks so!
Riots? -Kill all rioting people!
Another presidental candidate? -Kill him!
The english government? -Just screw them and kill everyone if they oppose you!
BANANAS? -Kill them!

10/10, IGN, GOTY, Would kill everyone again
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Wick71
( 47.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
Love it. Tropico 4 is more complete. but nonetheless T5 is excellent. I have 45 hours on here, but easily another 50 on the disc copy, before I switched to playing it on Steam. You can dicatate your island and rule with an iron fist, or hold elections and NOT execute everyone that hates you. The DLC are very cool, as well. My personal favorite is Espionage. I usually rule with an iron fist, lots of police, huge military, no elections. This DLC lets me have spies, a Ministry of Information, and my favorite-security checkpoints. I place them EVERYWHERE. It's the best thing every tbh. I also like Generalissimo and Joint Venture, they don't add much at all, but I love the Defense HQ and Fast Food Franchise they add, just adds more variety and realism to the island. Definitely reccomended!
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Humphrey Max
( 21.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
Tropico 5 just never hit it home like the predecessors in the series have. At first it seemed like a direct copy of 4 with some features either added or removed. I want to like this game but there are so many things just holding it back, chiefly the DLC spam fest that this company has set forth with this game. Tropico 3 and 4 had similar DLC but not to the extent that this game has. Another issue I have with the game is the poor optimization for OS X. While I used to have a windows box and will be building a new one, I am on OS X for the time being and the game just runs terrible for the specs listed. If I turn off grass everything magically improves, why even bother porting it if you are going to do a half-♥♥♥ job?

Tropico 5 also removed some of my faovrite characters from the 4th, while this isn't necessairly bad, Pinultimo was changed for the worse in my opinion. Other things follow but they are all small but add up to my dissatisfaction. But, on to the things that I like about the game.

One of the biggest changes that I enjoy was the ability to play with a friend on the same island. This introduced mechanic that lets you play relaxed and have a good time while subjugating or liberating your people. Additionally, some of the newer buildings are nice as well as the other options they added to the edicts. The graphics haven't improved much but they are still decent, if anything they enhanced the color.

Overall, the game's performance issues despite having way more than the recommended settings, removal of key character voice acting, terrible pathing of the military (they seemingly walk past rebels in the way to get to their destination), the money solves everything mentality, and much more ruined the game for me. I won't be coming back to Tropico ever again. Tropico 1,2,3,and 4 are fantastic and something to enjoy but the buck stops here in the series for me. Your milage may vary but I find the continual rehashing of the same thing getting old. I also find that the pay for features that should have been part of the game concept undesirable.
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meraco
( 15.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
What can I say.. it's already been said.. Tropico 4 is better than T5.

I am just glad that I paid only 10,00 for the complete collection during the summer sale. Since this one is now on the shelf.

If it had the visiuals of T5 and the mechanics of T4 this would be an awsome game.. Alas, a step backwards removes that desire towards replayability.
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ugurhangul
( 15.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
Thats an epic game I have ever seen :D
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Bill Gates' Gay Son
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Tropico 5 is a great city building game. It can be hard at first, but after getting to learn the game, you will be able to play problem free.

Pros
-Good graphics
-Runs smoothly on many systems
-Online Multiplayer
-Fun campaign
-Sandbox allows endless hours
-Great trading system
-Great system of supply and demand
-Great resource system

Cons
-Have to learn ways around the game (Tutorial helps)
-If you don't know how to manage, you will go in dept fast
-Combat could run smoother

Final Verdict 9.5/10
I have really enjoyed this game. It is great that this went on the summer sale and I was able to pick it up. I wouldn't hesitate to grab this game before the sale is over.
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Decepticon
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Well, I've been to Cuba twice, 10 weeks, and Tropico 4 was a total riot!

This however is an awkward console port? And the interface is just awkward. So many "new features" that actually diminish your abilities from what used to be granted. Now you have to scout the map, now you have to press X to close a window, now you have to open the build meny and the bulldoze function to delete a misplaced road? Okay, perhaps not for me!

Tropico 4 is a nice game. This I do not know what this is, and I do not need to or care to or want to know what ever this is.

Stick to Tropico 4 for happiness. Pick Tropico 5 for disappointment.
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President Trump
( 24.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
This game is just Tropico 4 with all the fun stuff removed.

-The player must micromanage imports for every secondary industry they do not possess raw materials for, making an industrialized secondary economy all but impractical. Enjoy seeing the insufficient resources placard popping up everywhere, despite active trade imports for that resource.

-There is no satisfying cheap housing solution like the Bunkhouse from Trop4, this is minor but it really gets to me while playing. I used to really enjoy cranking up the livability of bottom shelf housing with beauty, liberty, and crime safety. This one thing takes a lot of fun out for no reason.

-The budgeting makes no sense, the ledgers won't show you where you're losing money and include your construction costs which muddies the waters in trying to figure out what the hell is costing you so much money. Enjoy clicking through every building to see what the thing in the red is.
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Marodeur
( 6.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Great game, strong side of this game is economy but strange politic system, idk but if you have 80% of loyalty, you have all chances to be killed by rebels. If you will make your island from banana republic to greatest production center - you will be killed by rebels.
10 pesky Penultimo / 10
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Sanshins
( 2.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
It's advertised that this game has cross platform multiplayer. Bought it to play with a friend and it doesn't work. Don't waste your time trying to play with your Ps4 friends.
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76 of 99 people (77%) found this review helpful
37 people found this review funny
Recommended
25.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
Best Game in my library now that I realised how much depth this game has.
I play this with a friend and they are the Darkness who murders people and bribes people as well as handle the dirty work.
I am the nice El' Presidenté smiles for the Camera.

The issue you are having is one I struggled with until it dawned on me.
Tropico 5 no matter what anyone says is a unique beast. You CAN play as if it was a REAL place - do things as if you WERE El' Presidenté.
If you treat this like a Game and nothing else - you might get success - hell you may even win the scenarios - but that is not the true joy.

The true joy is in playing how YOU would manage. I murdered anyone who was homeless, I murdered anyone who didnt agree with me, I bribed those who were poor and approved of me - thus giving them wealth.
I was a dictator and a FINE one - even my people said so - the living ones. In time my approval went up and my detractors went down - literally.

Provide a housing community with nearby grocery stores and a park and entertainment for them to spend their wages.
Provide working zones that can draw in people to work and pay them a high wage which will get spent in entertainment essentially getting back what you paid.

Homeless people are homeless because they can't afford housing so either make housing CHEAPER by lowering the cost on its menu (Dollar sign) or Increase Wages. Income / Expenditure.

If people are jobless - increase Job variety - people don't just work a job for the hell of it - give them a reason to, click on the people look at their thoughts and remember - some people are just LAZY and won't work just like real life - kill them - hell - I'd do it in real life if it was legal.

You are El' Presidenté - YOU ARE THE LAW.
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21 of 22 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
41.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
Okay so....
If you are new to Tropico series, I'd suggest getting Tropico 4 instead as it's more "complete" compared to Tropico 5. Sure Tropico 5 has got interesting features like timeline where you start in Colonial Era and proceed to Modern Times, also more troops (now it's got fighter jets and tanks) so you have more variation in combat.

In term of controlling your city, Tropico 4 excels (in my opinion). In Tropico 5, they even remove ministers, so you can just issue any edicts you want. No more Immigration Office so you have to make amendment which once issued, you have to wait for really long time. Your character can visit places to "enhance" its efficiency and much more in Tropico 4. However, in Tropico 4, the military stuff is limited. You are only offered infantry and that's it, you can only fight the rebels and if someone wants to declare war on you it's an instant game over which is suck.

Player customization is limited as well in Tropico 5, you can't even name your character the way you want, the traits are not as many as Tropico 4. To replace this, Tropico 5 introduces "Dynasty". It's just your family, nothing special, you can choose one of the member to become the next president. For me, it's an upgrade, but the question is.... Why remove the freedom to customize your character?

What I like Tropico 5 the most is the multiplayer feature, unfortunately the game is not really crowded so you better have some friends playing with you. Because it's a race against time thanks to the timeline.

DLCs? I don't recommend it, it adds some features but you'll get bored easily. Besides, the DLCs are too many the price in total is just not worth it. The base game is actually enough.
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31 of 43 people (72%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
115.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
Tropico 5 just isn't a good entry to the series. The graphics are either too colorful or too bland, the soundtrack gets repetitive after three loops, and the radio host is more annoying than Betty Boom, which is a hard feat to accomplish.

The buildings have no variety, placement feels blocky, the roads leave marks if you mess up the placement, and everything feels massively watered down.

Elections feel incredibly basic, and there's no speech feature to sway some voters to your side.

The only good parts of this game are that builders are faster, the roads snap, and you get more money faster.

Tropico 5 is the slope on the other side of the mountain, the peak being Tropico 4. In fact, the earlier games are better than Tropico 5.

TL;DR: Buy 3 and 4 instead.
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72 of 119 people (61%) found this review helpful
150 people found this review funny
Recommended
24.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
Can be friends with Russian Federation, is good
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 18
Some of the DLC is overpriced and questionable, and there's a lot of "same old stuff" from previous versions, but as a long time fan it's still an addictive, funny way to spend your time.

And now that there's a "Complete Collection" out, the inconsistent DLC becomes reasonable... and if you catch it on a sale, an outright steal.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
This game is amazing. The new feature where you travel through the different time periods is a sick addition and to top it all off the sandbox mode which has taken this game from greatness to godliness. 5/5 Worth every penny. Amazing is an understatement.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Advantages:
- Multiplayer mode
- Better graphic
- New army system
- Discover system
- Roads and transports change by years
- Detailed division in constructions

Disadvantages:
- Too many DLCs
- Not worth buying without a discount
- Not friendly to greenhands
- Voters are crazy about stepping you down


Conclusion:
It is not better in gameplay compared with Tropico4.But you will have a differrent experience.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
This is seriously one of my most favorite game in my library. Great playing with friends funny and cool characters, surprisingly good graphics and all around fun game to play.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
47.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
If you have played Tropico games previously you know what you are getting into. If you haven't.....Tropico is a city building game focused a little more towards fun than complicated economy systems like other city-building simulations. Tropico 5 is a fantastic game, I suggest anybody give it a shot. The music is second to none.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
21.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Differcult at first, complete new system from tropico 4. However after about 20 minutes of fiddling around i got the hang of it now i love it. Love all the new concepts, do miss the old tropico 4 concepts/buildings that are no longer in this but i give this game the thumbs up.
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