There’s a new Atari VCS console in the works! Many of you have dreamed of the day when Atari might release a new console, especially since they haven’t done much since the 1990s. Some of the lucky few who have had a chance to play it have given mixed reviews.
I know I’m excited to check it out because it seems like it gives you the option to make your own games for it. We shall see. Check out the details from Atari, below!
Atari VCS™ Pre-Sale Opens May 30th on Indiegogo!
Featuring The Limited Atari VCS Collector’s Edition Special Retro-Inspired Wood Front and Certificate of Authenticity
Early Bird packages Start at $199 for Atari VCS Onyx
The console features:
- Updated Classic Joystick and Modern Controller Also Available to Order
- Enjoy the Linux-powered console to play, create or port your own games and multimedia content.
- Many popular modern titles will be playable on the console.
- As an homage to our past, every Atari VCS includes the Atari Vault of more than 100 classic games.
Play all-time arcade and home entertainment favorites like:
- Missile Command®
- Yars’ Revenge®
A completely modern connected device, the new VCS was designed in California by Atari. The company is partnered with AMD, who provides the VCS custom processor with Radeon Graphics Technology. The Atari VCS platform will offer support for 4K resolution, HDR and 60FPS content, onboard and expandable storage options, dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, as well as USB 3.0 support. A complete list of the product specs will be posted at the time of pre-sale.
Atari appreciates your support and intense curiosity about VCS games and content, hardware specifications, production timelines and other key information. We’re confident that we are putting the right pieces in place for a successful product and launch!
When the Atari VCS Pre-Sale goes live, access it here.
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