Tropico 5 – The Big Cheese DLC Out Today, Update 1.04 Also Available

Kalypso Media announced today that the first DLC for Tropico 5, The Big Cheese, is now available alongside the game’s latest update. According to the press release, The Big Cheese DLC challenges players to create and promote an artisan cheese brand by introducing a new production chain with the Creamery.

In addition, this first DLC includes an all-new sandbox map and task, a standalone scenario including additional voiceovers, building, avatar accessory and music track.

Furthermore, Tropico 5’s Update 1.04 adds save games to multiplayer so you can pause and carry on those extra-long political campaigns later.

Here are the key features of Tropico 5’s The Big Cheese DLC:

-New standalone scenario: ‘The Big Cheese’ – Create and promote an artisan cheese brand
-New building: The Creamery – Produces cheese from milk
-New dynasty avatar accessory: The Chef’s Hat
-New sandbox map: Arco Iris Beneditas
-New music track: ‘Eclectro-Hijinx Orchestra – Amiga’

And here is the changelog for Tropico 5’s Update 1.04:

-Multiplayer: Added save/load game feature (matches are saved to all players locally and re-synced upon load)
-Multiplayer: Fixed issues with determining territory ownership
-Multiplayer: Fixed some asynchronous game states
-Fixed issues with some task chains
-Fixed food consumption modifiers when cancelling Extra Rations edict
-Fixed issues with rebuilding buildings with upgrades
-Fixed rare issue causing never ending fires
-Budget setting is restored for rebuilt buildings
-Fixed issue with “Send Army” action for protests
-Fixed a bug resulting in tanks destroying critical buildings they are not attacking
-Rebalanced cooldowns of Industrialization and Urban Development edicts
-Disabled radio announcements between campaign missions
-Democracy constitution mode no longer prevents military coups
-Coups and Uprisings no longer happen during the Colonial Era
-Modernization of Coffee and Cotton Plantations, Llama Ranches now restore upgrades correctly
-Various tweaks and improvements to controller input
-Depleted deposits display ruin piles to signify that the location is not suitable for construction

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