...includes an exclusive island (Isla Nublar) and El Presidente avatar costume (Luchador) and 50 Steam achievements. El Presidente is back to rule it all!
User reviews: Very Positive (4,090 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 1, 2011

Sign in to add this game to your wishlist or mark as not interested

Buy Tropico 4

Packages that include this game

Buy Tropico 4 Collector's Bundle

Includes 12 items: Tropico 4: Steam Special Edition, Tropico 4: Junta Military DLC, Tropico 4: Plantador DLC, Tropico 4: Modern Times, Tropico 4: Quick-dry Cement DLC, Tropico 4: Pirate Heaven DLC, Tropico 4: Megalopolis DLC, Tropico 4: Vigilante DLC, Tropico 4: The Academy, Tropico 4: Apocalypse, Tropico 4: Propaganda!, Tropico 4: Voodoo DLC

Buy Tropico Reloaded

Buy Tropico 3

 

Recommended By Curators

"This is one of my favorite if not my favorite city builder. The atmostphere, the laid back gameplay its so immersive and just a fantastic experience."

Recent updates View all (4)

August 21

Tropico 4 now on Mac with SteamPlay!

Fellow Tropicans,

As a man of the people, El Presidente is always happy to bring the true Tropico experience to a larger audience and has therefore added Mac support for Tropico 4 on Steam! Penultimo and his gang have teamed up with the talented folks at Feral Interactive to bring you this technological marvel. No llamas were harmed in the process!

In true SteamPlay fashion, all owners of Tropico old and new will gain immediate access to another platform to enjoy El Presidente at no extra cost!

Happy ruling!

15 comments Read more

April 29

Info about recent small update

Hi guys!

As some of you may have noticed, there was a small update for Tropico 4 on the 28th of April 2014. Just to eradicate any confusion: This update was solely to address an issue with the korean version of the game and should not really bring any changes to other language versions. Sorry for not addressing this in time.

If you happen to have any problems or see irregularities after the patch, please contact us at support@kalypsomedia.com

Many greetings,
Chris

8 comments Read more

Reviews

“Welcome to Paradise.”
Gamesradar
“This sequel will build on everything people enjoyed in Haemimont's Tropico 3 and offer more of it.”
GameSpot

Special Edition

...includes an exclusive island (Isla Nublar) and El Presidente avatar costume (Luchador) and 50 Steam achievements. El Presidente is back to rule it all!

About This Game

The world is changing and Tropico is moving with the times - geographical powers rise and fall and the world market is dominated by new players with new demands and offers - and you, as El Presidente, face a whole new set of challenges. If you are to triumph over your naysayers you will need to gain as much support from your people as possible. Your decisions will shape the future of your nation, and more importantly, the size of your off-shore bank account.
Tropico 4 expands on the gameplay of the previous game with new political additions ∼ including more superpowers to negotiate with, along with the ability to elect ministers into power to help get your more controversial policies passed. But remember to keep your friends close and your enemies closer as everyone has an agenda! Your political mettle will be thoroughly tested, as new natural disasters will have the populace clamoring for you and your cabinet to help them recover from some of the worst Mother Nature can dish out.
Tropico 4 also brings a new level of social interaction with the addition of Facebook and Twitter integration. Post comments on Twitter direct from the game and have updates go out when you complete missions or unlock new achievements. You can even take screenshots of your burgeoning island and post your dream creation on your Tropico 4 Facebook page and compare your interactive Dictator Ranking on the online leaderboards.

Key Features:

  • New campaign consisting of 20 missions on 10 new maps.
  • 20 new buildings including Stock Exchange, Shopping mall, Aqua Park and a Mausoleum to El Presidente.
  • Six new interactive disasters including volcanoes, droughts and tornadoes.
  • Council of Ministers – selected citizens to ministerial posts in the government to help push through your more controversial decisions.
  • National Agenda – receive objectives from Tropican factions, foreign geopolitical powers or opportunities relating to current island events such as ongoing disasters.
  • Facebook and Twitter integration.
  • Screenshot gallery – take screenshots of your tropical paradise and share on your Facebook page.
  • Trading system – import and export goods to/from other nations to boost your economy or production.

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Vista / 7 (32 or 64-bit)
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0 (Geforce 6600 or higher, Radeon X1600-Series), 256 MB, DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB free hard disk space
    • Sound: DirectX compatible
    • OS: Windows Vista / 7 (32 or 64-bit)
    • Processor: 2 GHz Quad Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0 (Geforce 8800 or higher, Radeon HD4000-Series or higher), 512 MB, DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB free hard disk space
    • Sound: DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB Memory
    • Graphics: 256 MB*
    • Hard Drive:6GB HD space
    • Other Requirements: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and NVIDIA 8xxx series.

      The following cards require you to have 8GB of system RAM: Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 9400, Intel HD4000 and NVIDIA 320M.
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.9.4
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB Memory
    • Graphics: 512 MB*
    • Hard Drive: 6GB HD space
    • Other Requirements: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and NVIDIA 8xxx series.

      The following cards require you to have 8GB of system RAM: Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 9400, Intel HD4000 and NVIDIA 320M.
Helpful customer reviews
7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
76.0 hrs on record
One of the best city building games I have ever played.This game has 20 missions in the main story which is fun to play with funny objectives.

Good :
✓ Nice story
✓ Good graphics.
✓ Sound effects are good.
✓ Great sound track and funny voice act.
✓ Fun game play.
✓ Longer play time with campage and other extra missions (Modern times DLC has 12 extra missions too).

Bad:
✖ Sometimes it gets boring doing the samething.
Posted: October 19
Was this review helpful? Yes No
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
113.4 hrs on record
Great city building game! Lots of humor, and a very interesting setting.
Posted: October 1
Was this review helpful? Yes No
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.2 hrs on record
Decent game, gets repetative.
Posted: October 13
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
424.8 hrs on record
great fun
Posted: September 28
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
27.8 hrs on record
mah dictator wears a crown, pimp cane and dont fear no supapowah! 10/10
Posted: September 27
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
633.8 hrs on record
First and Last tropico game for me. Good Game but i hate Money grab Company's. If you get any of the Tropico games this is probably the best of them all.
Posted: October 8
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
105.3 hrs on record
My dreams of being a dictator is fulfilled in this game. I could only imagine how Hitler or Stalin might have felt. For those who dream of having absolute power like me, this game is a must! Moreover, the option of killing off your own citizens is too hard to resist.
Posted: October 9
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
45.7 hrs on record
I like this game, it could be alot better but its still enjoyable. When I first got it, I couldn't get off i loved it! but after you beat the story mode/compain it gets boring really fast. you can challange yourself by making the difficulty harder as per map. but when your like me and play these games all the time it gets to be the same after awhile.

I do however recomand it because of the fact that it took me awhile to beat the campain and that it is hours full of fun. I'm thinking about buying 5 but it looks the same as this one to me so i'm still not sure.
Posted: October 16
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
47.3 hrs on record
This is a pretty good city builder game - if you played Tropico 3 it adds quite a bit. Both game mechanics, gameplay and graphics have been improved making game progression more enjoyable. The Steam Special Edition is a good bundle making it a good deal so if your like city builders and like how it make a bit of fun with government then go get it now.
Posted: October 23
Was this review helpful? Yes No
3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
44.7 hrs on record
Kalypso promised Linux support for this game and never delivered. That has changed with the latest version of Tropico but a lot of Linux users bought this game waiting for the Linux release that never happened. Until they make good on their promise I'm not going to recommend this.
Posted: October 7
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
It's okay.
Posted: October 3
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
16.5 hrs on record
An amazing game if you like strategy games this game is for you and it has a lot of story
Posted: October 16
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Mandatory item for growing yourself a healthy mustache.
Posted: October 8
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
171.3 hrs on record
I like game.
Posted: October 5
Was this review helpful? Yes No
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
131.5 hrs on record
The Tropico series is probably my favorite of the genre, and that's saying a lot. It takes a while to get acclimated to the rules of running your own island (how rent/wages work, etc.), but is a lot of fun once you get a handle on what you're doing. The campaign is fairly lengthy though I'm not a fan of the timed quests you'll enconter from time to tim. Luckily, there's a sandbox mode that eliminates the pressures of the campaign. Whether it be exports or tourism, your main goal is to keep your bank full whilst keeping your Tropicans happy. Tropico 3 is almost identical in playstyle, so pick that up for cheaper to see if this is something you'd enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv8dWt9xSZU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GW-rSys5smo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UBeFA1GSwc
Posted: October 9
Was this review helpful? Yes No
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
good ♥♥♥ game but im to dumb for this
Posted: October 20
Was this review helpful? Yes No
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
67.7 hrs on record
Incredible game with a wonderful main campaign. It's goofy and lots of fun.
Posted: October 8
Was this review helpful? Yes No
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
16.8 hrs on record
Building can't be more unsatisfying than this game. There's zero sense of development and your influence feels hollow. You'll enjoy playing the old 2D tropico way better.
Posted: September 29
Was this review helpful? Yes No
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Boring. That's all I have to say.
Posted: October 8
Was this review helpful? Yes No
0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
You get a town to start up in you start as the leader of mexico or somthing as dumb. Later on you find out you can kill your own cilis and start a civil war and just watch them go wild. I could play it again. or look at it and laugh. id rather do that
?/? -do i get to kill people? MMORPGFPSFT2TF2FUGGNOREWHYDOYOUCARE.
Posted: October 14
Was this review helpful? Yes No