If current events haven't made you feel tense enough over the past few days, the political "dictator simulator" Tropico 6 is now available to buy on Nintendo Switch.

Yes, the construction, management and political sim – which was actually shown off in last week's Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase – launches on Switch today. It includes all the content from the original game and the free updates it received; brand-new palace design, the glamorous Flamingo Pond accessory; and a tourist outfit for El Presidente.

A new launch trailer has been released to celebrate (see above), but if you'd like to check out some gameplay, almost two hours of footage was shared in the stream below.

We'll have a full review of Tropico 6 for you as soon as we can, so if you're still on the fence, make sure to stick around at check out our verdict when it arrives.

Are you a fan of the Tropico series? Will you be giving this one a whirl on Switch? Let us know in the comments.