Despite its delays, Tropico 6 will see the return of El Presidente, and the expected dictatorial shenanigans, this March.
The first title in the series developed by Limbic Entertainment, Tropico 6 switches things around a bit. Instead of one larger landmass, players will get to build on several different islands while having to manage the entire archipelago. By the sound of it, this should cater quite well to the multiplayer side of things which Tropico 6 won't ignore.
Does Tropico 6 Have Multiplayer?
Just like Tropico 5 before it, Tropico 6 is confirmed to feature online multiplayer for up to 4 players.Tropico 6 will, however, not allow for cross-platform play, the main reason cited being "the different architectures of the different platforms". This applies even to those purchasing the game on the Mac app store, who won't be eligible to play alongside Steam users.
One new feature in Tropico 6 is the ability to send your Tropicans out on raids. These actions can have a variety of outcomes, from manipulating trade prices, to altering standings with other nations and even stelaing important Landmark buildings. They're also confirmed to make their way into the multiplayer in the form of specialized raids which give you a "subtle way to sabotage your rivals.".
Although the multiplayer modes themselves have yet to be confirmed, the raid information above would suggest that some form of competitive mode is bound to be introduced. It would fit the archipelago theme quite well, too. Tropico 5 also included an option for co-op, which allowed players to build together. It wouldn't be surprising if it ends up also making it into Tropico 6.