Following PC and PS4, Xbox One Getting Tropico 5 With Extra Content

Xbox One version of the simulation game will arrive in spring 2016 featuring five "exclusive" sandbox maps.

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Simulation game Tropico 5 is coming to Xbox One.

Publisher Kalypso Media on Thursday announced that the Xbox One version will debut in spring 2016. The Xbox One edition will come with the full game and lots of DLC (see below). In addition, Xbox One owners are getting five "exclusive" sandbox maps. Pricing for the Xbox One edition was not announced.

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Kalypso also notes that Tropico 5's user interface on Xbox One has been optimized for a controller. Players will also be able to unlock Xbox Live achievements, just like they can in other Xbox games.

DLC included with Tropico 5 for Xbox One includes:

  • Bayo del Ofato
  • Big Cheese
  • Mad World
  • Geralissimo
  • Joint Venture
  • Waterborne

Tropico 5 was originally released for PC in May 2014. The Xbox 360 edition launched in November of that year, while the PlayStation 4 version debuted in April 2015. The game has not been announced for PlayStation 3.

GameSpot's Tropico 5 review scored the game an 8/10. Critic Maxwell McGee wrote: "There is a lot to enjoy on the sandy beaches of Tropico 5. Whether you're playing alone or with up to three others online, the game strikes a good balance between style and substance that is easy to digest for all types of strategy fans."

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