Tropico 3, the long awaited sequel to the well-known strategy game series will be hitting stores within the next few weeks for both PC and Xbox 360.

The official release dates are as follows:

Worldwide (including UK):
PC & Xbox 360: 16th October, 2009

Germany:
PC: 24th September, 2009
Xbox 360: 16th October, 2009

The PC demo will be released the week commencing 7th September, 2009.

For more information, screenshots, and videos please visit the official game Web site.

Tropico 3 goes back to the roots of the hit strategy series closely following the original Tropico story-line. Tropico 3 is being developed by Haemimont Games who previously developed the popular Imperium Romanum and Grand Ages: Rome for Kalypso Media.