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DaleCooper Sep 19, 2013 @ 1:05am
New patch available in public beta
Hi everyone,

Unfortunately, the last patch was not as thorough as we expected, leaving issues like corrupted textures as well as broken particles and building models unresolved for some of you.
We now have a new version of the game available which we successfully tested on several systems and with different content configurations. However, to make sure that the same applies for all of you, we kindly ask you for your assistance in testing this new patch. To do so, please subscribe to the public beta of the game (instructions are posted below).
We at Kalypso Media would like to apologise for the trouble some of you have had with the game since the latest updates. We hope that this patch fixes these issues and that you can continue to enjoy your dictatorship in Tropico from now on.

How to enter the public beta for Tropico 4:
- Open your Steam Library
- Right-click on Tropico 4 and select "Properties"
- Select the "Betas" tab
- Select the textbox and enter the password "YwK38!0grZ$7mFs5" (without the quotation marks).
- Click on the "Check Code" button
- A notification should pop up, stating that the beta 'public_beta' is now available
- From the drop down menu, choose "public_beta"
- Close the "Properties" window and restart your Steam Client.
- Steam should now start to download an update for Tropico 4.

Update: The beta patch has been set to the default branch of the game, so for now, you don't have to subscribe to the public beta anymore. Thank you so much for your assistance!
Last edited by DaleCooper; Sep 28, 2013 @ 7:18am
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Dr. Madfox Sep 19, 2013 @ 3:03am 
Tropico 4 + All DLC: PRe-Patch the textures were bugged on Modern Times buildings and the 7 Star Hotel appeared to have had turned into a fountain and caused it's furniture to hover above the roof. Beta patch fixed it for me.
DaleCooper Sep 19, 2013 @ 3:20am 
I'm glad to hear that. Thank you for your feedback :)
Captain Smegma Sep 19, 2013 @ 4:23am 
i had the smoke and the building road cursor bugged, i only load a save as i don't have much time to play for the moment but the patch seems to have fixed those things for me
General Chaøs™ Sep 19, 2013 @ 2:16pm 
My setup

OS: Winxp 32bit
RAM: 3gb ddr2
Gfx card: ATI 4550 HD 512mb vram
Processor: Intel 3.0ghz
Game Version : Tropico 4 Collectors Bundle Only

Beta patch fixed all the texture issues I had since Voodoo dlc release. Checked both vanilla buildings,modern times buildings, and dlc buildings included in Collectors Bundle. Thanks for finally getting this problem fixed.
cornfuzed Sep 19, 2013 @ 3:14pm 
Fixed everything, thanks.
Niksem Sep 20, 2013 @ 12:12am 
Confirmed, this patch fixed all the graphic issues.
Many thanks, Kalypso
Johnny Knoxville Sep 20, 2013 @ 7:58am 
Alexios Sep 20, 2013 @ 12:12pm 
Sent you dxdiag file. Ticket#2013091510000127.
The patch from beta fixed all graphics problems that i had (smoke/fire textures and road building cursor).
Thanks for your efforts!
Jedibaker91 Sep 20, 2013 @ 1:03pm 
Patch fixed everything for me, thanks guys!
Wow it works. Can finally start useing these MT buildings without uglying up my island.
This works for me too!
[Oath] Gaminnewf Sep 21, 2013 @ 11:30pm 
The smoke textures are back, and so is the MT building colours and the building borders. I also had some wierd issues with the beaches if buildings are built close to them, but that is also resolved. Thanks for the patch guys. =)
zeverain Sep 22, 2013 @ 10:54am 
ok good I was wondering why the seven star hotel was all messed up on top and the space program finally able to see how nice the MT buildings look and happily watch as volcanoes turn my city into a firey inferno muhahahahah
Azora Sep 22, 2013 @ 5:11pm 
Seems to be working now, thank you for the help! I cannot wait to pre-order Tropioc 5.
Nivo Sep 23, 2013 @ 2:37am 
Getting a beta code invalid message when I copy and paste the code without quotations... Have you pushed this to the live build already?
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Date Posted: Sep 19, 2013 @ 1:05am
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