Realmforge Studios takes over Tropico series across Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Since publisher Kalypso Media announced that future development changes. With Tropico 6 available on Humble Store, GOG and Steam.
The German developer, best known for Dungeons 3. As well as the upcoming Spacebase Startopia. Realmforge Studios is due to make its debut input to the series before Christmas. Doing so with the upcoming Tropico 6 Caribbean Skies. Which is a further add-on, due to arrive on December 16th. Coming to Linux, Mac and Windows PC.
To ensure the developer had the resources necessary to do the game justice. And also to ensure the quality of the ‘Caribbean Skies’ add-on and beyond. Kalypso Media Group also extends its previous shares in the developer. Going from 60 to 100 percent. Since this ensures a complete takeover of Realmforge Studios at the beginning of 2020. Throughout the year, work has been done to expand the studio. Both in staff and space. Including an expansion to a larger office in Munich.
Realmforge Studios and Kalypso Media have a solid publishing tie. Which has also been in place for more than a decade. Notably making a name in the strategy market. Doing so with fan favorite dungeon management sim Dungeons 3. Which has a 94% positive user rating on Steam. Likewise, their next full scale project, Spacebase Startopia. This is also available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Currently making headway among strategy fans. Due to release in Spring 2021.
Benjamin Rauscher of Realmforge Studios
“We are very fortunate to have had a strong and secure publishing partner in Kalypso for over 10 years. Who supports us at all times and shares our philosophy. At the same time, it is a great honor and a great responsibility for us. To have such an important franchise as Tropico series in our hands” says Benjamin Rauscher.
Realmforge Studios is currently working on the finishing touches. Since they want to bring the long awaited sci-fi strategy game Spacebase Startopia to launch. In addition to the Tropico 6 add-on ‘Caribbean Skies’.