Tropico 4 Becomes a Megalopolis

By Michelle Balsan, 4 years ago
Generally, when a company releases an edition of a recent title bundled with DLC, it means that they are likely done with additional content. Of course, sometimes, that just isn't the case. Those of you thinking that it was safe to buy Tropico 4 due to the release of the Gold Edition, we're sorry to tell you that it's not quite the complete package. On the plus side, the new "Megalopolis" add-on, which was announced today by Kalypso Media, looks to bring plenty of new content to the year-old title.

Let's dig into the details, shall we?

Build the largest city in the Caribbean! It’s up to you to decide how to deal with the problems that come with a massive influx of immigrants looking to join your society. Manage issues like unemployment, over-population and food shortages. Make use of the Conventillo, a cheap new residential building that maximizes living space at a minimal cost. As El Presidente, try on a decidedly more old-fashioned suit and spice it up with a classic monocle and mayoral necklace. The new bureaucrat trait helps you build cheaper residential buildings and earn bigger profits with the “building permit” edict.
New building: Conventillo : Cheap housing with plenty of room to spare, but degrades over time and has to be frequently repaired
New trait: Bureaucrat: Build cheaper residential buildings while earning more profits from the new “building permit” edict
New outfit: Mayor (male avatar), includes monocle, dress suit and special necklace
New mission: Megalopolis
We also have a half-dozen screens for you to look over:

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The "Megalopolis" expansion for Tropico 4 will be available sometime later this year. The PC-version of the content goes for $3.99, which would translate to 320 MSP, though that price point has not been confirmed for the 360.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.