Tropico 6 Beta city builder is available for pre-order for Windows, which also works on Linux via Proton. So native gamers and citizens of the world can pack your bags and set sail for paradise via Steam.
So thanks Kalypso Media and El Presidente himself. Fans who pre-order the PC version of Tropico 6, which is coming to Linux, Mac and Windows. And if you pre-purchase the game on the Kalypso Shop, will gain instant access to an exclusive closed beta. Since this allower gamers to preview the latest entry in the acclaimed strategy series.
Also, if that’s not enough, they can also help themselves to a 10% discount, with an additional 15% off for first time customers registering a new Kalypso community account.
Linux playability via Proton:
So anyone interested in pre-ordering Tropico 6 for Linux, can play it now. But due note, the install is for Windows only, but does well using Proton via Steam Play.
There are points where the game hangs briefly in the character setup screen. But otherwise, I would give it a Gold status for those interested in playing now. Since the actually gameplay works well. As does the tutorial.
There are also two great pre-order options for budding dictators to choose from. The Standard Edition is available with a 10% discount and direct access to the beta. while the special El Prez Edition also comes with a 10% discount and immediate beta access. But also adds some special in-game content. Such as a tourist outfit for El Prez and a Flamingo Pond for the presidential palace. And the digital soundtrack and a fabulous digital calendar.
The beta itself will initially contain a generous amount of content. So eager Tropicans can get into the complete tutorial spanning all four eras. Facing the Colonial, World Wars, Cold War and Modern Times. Also two sandbox maps demonstrating Tropico’s new archipelago system in all its glory. And two full missions to sample the kinds of challenges. Those that wannabe dictators will face in the full release.
Language support includes English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Russian. While the Tropican Ministry of Propaganda and Misinformation has also confirmed that additional content and features will be added to the beta closer to full release.
Tropico 6 Wants You! Beta Trailer (Windows, Linux via Proton)
About Tropico 6
El Presidente is back! In times of political turmoil and social unrest. The people within the city builder are calling out for a visionary leader. One who will steer the fate of their country with foresight and ingenuity. So you can prove yourself once again as a feared dictator. Or peace-loving statesman on the island state of Tropico.
Shaping the fate of your nation through four distinctive eras. Face new challenges on the international stage and always keep the needs of your people in mind.
For the first time in the series, manage extensive archipelagos, build bridges to connect your islands and use new means of transportation and infrastructure. Send your Tropicans on raids to steal the wonders of the world, including the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower. Customize your palace at will and give election speeches from your balcony, to win the favor of your subjects.
- Play on large archipelagos for the first time in the series. Manage multiple islands at the same time and adapt to various new challenges.
- Send your agents on raids to foreign lands to steal world wonders and monuments, to add them to your collection.
- Build bridges, construct tunnels and transport your citizens and tourists in taxis, buses and aerial cable cars. Tropico 6 offers completely new transportation and infrastructure possibilities.
- Customize the looks of your palace at will and choose from various extras.
- Tropico 6 features a revised research system focusing on the political aspects of being the world’s greatest dictator.
- Election speeches are back! Address the people and make promises that you can’t possibly keep.
- Co-operative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.
City Builder Closed Beta Access:
Tropico 6 city builder is scheduled for a worldwide release on Linux, Mac and Windows, January 29, 2019. But you can also get into gameplay via the the Kalypso Shop starting at $49.49 USD for Standard Edition with a Closed Beta Steam key.