Atari VCS retro game console has been available for preorder in the form of crowd funding

Posted on Aug 7 2018 - 3:35pm by David Gregorio

After decades of absence, Atari announced plans to get back into the console game last yr – and now after multiple delays, the organisation has discovered the eagerly anticipated pre-order date for its impending Atari VCS (née Ataribox) Linux-powered retro gaming system, in addition to pricing records and an peek on the device’s specifications.

Atari VCS Retro Game Console Design

Atari VCS is a properly-designed and flexible retro gaming console that measures 14.5 x 5.3 x 1.6 inches and weighs around 3 lbs. As we can see from the pics, the game console is stimulated by means of original Atari 2600, however redefined silhouette and real wooden front panel combo more modern aesthetics onto the console, delivering a fascinating retro-futurist look design.

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Atari VCS Retro Game Console Features

Atari VCS come geared up with over 100 all-time conventional Atari arcade video games, so just connecting it with your television, you may revel in those well-known titles with an included iconic joystick, and the joystick doubles as a fundamental media remote for navigating the console’s dashboard and menus. An non-compulsory all-new Atari present day controller grants a cutting-edge gameplay.

Moreover, the usage of Bluetooth 5.0 tech or USB port, it even can hook up with your different pc and Android devices. built-in WiFi permits Atari VCS to go surfing, so that you can access to the internet for updated on line multi-player revel in and browsing, downloading, or streaming extra content. As an open and at ease platform, the console also allows you to port or create new content and apps into incorporated Linux Sandbox. Similarly, Atari VCS comes with multiple interfaces consisting of 4 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI port, Gigabit Ethernet, SD card slot and 3.5mm audio output, so you can join different outside devices with the console such as mouse, keyboard, webcam, audio system, headphones and many more.

Atari VCS Retro Game Console Price

Atari VCS retro game console has been available for preorder starting at $199 USD and available in two variants: a black/red version and one with a stylish wood finish, which presumably is the Collector’s Edition. All models will be shipped in July 2019. If you’re interested, jump to Indiegogo for its more details.

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