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Ridgewood, NJ – Dec 11, 2014 Explore the full potential of the ocean industry in ‘Waterborne,’ the first major expansion for infamous city-builder/political sim Tropico 5. The future of Tropico lies on its shores – and now renowned leader El Presidente wants to spread his reign out into the sea and take advantage of lucrative new industrial opportunities by constructing waterborne structures across the coast. The expansion features water based game mechanics for the first time in the history of the series and comes with a slew of new features and enhancements, such as water traffic, larger coastal areas and new events to keep even the most seasoned island ruler on their toes.

Build brand new offshore alternatives for defense, food, energy, entertainment and even housing. Organize and coordinate transport to production buildings like the Oyster and Kelp farms, construct tidal power plants as an eco-friendly alternative to nuclear power and build luxurious floating apartments. Launch military submarines to bolster your naval forces – or create an exotic bathysphere attraction to compliment your bustling tourist paradise. The ‘Waterborne’ expansion for Tropico 5includes an all-new campaign spanning six epic scenarios, new dialogue and story. Plus, all new content and offshore gameplay works with existing sandbox maps and multiplayer modes.

‘Waterborne’ for Tropico 5 is out to download for PC via Steam on December 17th for $19.99. Screenshots for the expansion are available to download below – and for more information please visit

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