Tropico 5 Patch notes overview

Tropico 5 information about the content of patch 1.02

Unfortunately in today’s world all games seem to need patching. Luckily Tropico 5 has seen several patches since its release. However not all of them have been properly introduced. Therefore this patch note overview was created. Currently no release notes were found for patch 1.05 and 1.07.

When relevant the most important fixes have been mentioned (so that you don’t have to read the entire list).

Tropico 5 1.08 patch notes @ 16-12-2014

Most important: The new population limit slider, the ability to disable the (annoying) minicam and improved teamster efficiency.

Full list:

– Merged foreign relations and multiplayer diplomacy into new diplomacy interface
– New building: Supermax Prison! Adds new ‘arrest’ action for citizens. Arrested citizens lose their negative roles at the end of their prison term
– Added population limit slider to options menu (applies to both single and multiplayer modes)
– Added option to disable event minicam (text only notifications will be displayed instead)
– Added option to disable radio messages
– Improved teamster efficiency in high traffic situations
– Corrected ‘Qualified Professionals’ upgrade for office buildings
– Edicts which can be enabled once per island will now stay active in consequential campaign missions
– Almanac fixes: Removed ‘Monthly Production’ stat for docks, closed positions no longer count as open jobs
– Fishing wharves no longer produce fish when deposits are depleted
– Fixed ‘Uranium Enrichment’ upgrade for nuclear power plant
– Fixed a rare case of pirates getting stuck after battle
– Gardens can now be demolished using controller input scheme
– Fixed continuity bugs in ‘Franz Ferdinand’ task chain
– Rebalanced ‘Alliance with the EU’ task
– Multiplayer: Fixed rare crash after accessing multiplayer mode from main menu
– Multiplayer: Names of defeated players are now displayed correctly
– Multiplayer: Citizen lists in almanac are now updated as the game progresses


Tropico 5 1.06 patch notes @ 19-9-2014

Most important: Fix for the loss of resources when a mining node is depleted.

Full list

– Multiplayer: Fixed an issue with constructions appearing finished after loading a savegame
– Multiplayer: Fixed an issue with players sometimes not getting a message when another player loses the game
– Fixed a crash related to road construction
– Gamepad controls improved – text input, manager assignment
– Fixed an issue with Almanac lists resetting periodically to the first page when there is no selected item
– “Agricultural community” achievement now correctly counts all types of agricultural buildings
– Mined resources are no longer lost when a mine deposit is depleted
– Full controller support in all areas of the game


Tropico 5 1.04 patch notes @ 24-7-2014

Most important: Ability to save and load for multiplayer (should have been in the game at launch!).

Full list

– 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
– Stray llama herd spotted in subway – situation is under control!



Tropico 5 1.03 patch notes @ 18-06-2014

Most important: Free maps added.

Full list

– Added 3 new maps: Isla de Tucan, Dos Rios, Santa Teresa
– Added 6 new dynasty member costumes: Angel (female), Devil (female),
Steampunk (female), Uncle Pedro (male), Napoleon (male), Steampunk (male)
– Multiplayer: Game checks for modified user files before launch
– Fixed issue with trade route contracts expiring
– Fixed issue with performance of service buildings
– Fixed issue with rebuild construction feature not working properly
– Fixed indestructible trees left in the vicinity of a destroyed logging camp


Tropico 5 1.02 patch notes @ 14-6-2014

Most important: Research points rebalance, ability to cancel edicts at negative treasury, multiplayer fixes.

Full list

– Multiplayer: Number of players in each chat room now displayed
– Multiplayer: Fixed several asynchronous game states
– Multiplayer: Fixed several UI issues
– Multiplayer: Added game speed setting when creating multiplayer games
– Multiplayer: Chat room names are now displayed properly
– Multiplayer: Fixed an issue with Aircraft Carriers not working properly
– Multiplayer: Fixed handling of Steam players with identical names
– Multiplayer: Fixed issue when exploring a deposit with a mine of another player
– Added option to rebind camera keys
– Added a repair/rebuild all option for damaged/destroyed buildings
– Added option to set budget for all building types (hold CTRL while setting budget)
– Beauty and pollution now properly affect housing quality
– Rebalanced upgrades: Research Projects (College), Small Hadron Collider (Research Lab), Totally Natural (Pharmaceutical Company)
– Upgrades now working with listed values: Chemical Extractor (Bauxite Mine and Automated Mine), Gas Turbines (Power Plant)
– Rebalanced number of workers in Uranium Automated Mines
– Census edict now properly applies its effect on activation
– Edicts can now be cancelled when money is below -$10000
– Fixed sandbox win conditions not restoring after loading a save
– Fixed crashes and eliminated stuttering on the main menu
– Fixed menus losing focus after a cutscene is triggered
– Fixed achievements (Barrels of Monkeys, History will Absolve Me)
– Fixed citizens not retiring or passing away properly
– Fixed rare endless black screen freeze related to disasters
– Fixed several freezes during combat
– Fixed some task chain issues
– Fixed missing buildings in Almanac list
– Fixed rare instance where dynasty could have more than 7 members
– Fixed volcano overlay on maps without volcanoes
– Fixed Dynasty UI errors when switching presidential candidate
– Fixed construction office and teamster trucks getting stuck
– Fixed rare issue with squads doing a coup
– Fixed “Jump to Livecam” hotk


Tropico 5 1.01 patch notes @ 23-5-2014

– Several performance and visual optimizations
– Added visual effect for failed and expired tasks
– Fixed rare loading screen freezes
– Fixed traffic logic bugs (cars no longer get stuck)
– Improved multiplayer stability
– Fixed several multiplayer exploits
– Alt+mouse scroll now changes zoom level while placing a building
– Oil Refinery no longer collapses when nearby deposits are depleted
– Disasters no longer change camera scroll speed
– Tornadoes no longer destroy buildings that are far away
– Fixed rebuilding destroyed buildings after disasters
– Campaign progress correctly matches the dynasty used and no longer prompts for dynasty saves
– Added autosave between campaign missions
– Plantations and ranches no longer transform to construction sites when crops or livestock type is changed
– Improved trade ships movement logic
– Trade ships and freighters now use different color schemes
– Revoke effect of the Martial Law edict on elections is now corrected
– Fixed some achievements not working/unlocking properly
– Improved surface suitable for construction on randomly generated islands
– Improved hardware compatibility with Intel HD graphics cards
– Fixed several localization issues. Those responsible have been punished by Miss Pineapple



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