Atari unveiled Atari VCS last mouth. Now the retro game console has been available for preorder in the form of crowd funding. Cool? Let’s keep checking.
Atari VCS is a well-designed and versatile retro gaming console that measures 14.5 x 5.3 x 1.6 inches and weighs 3 lbs. As we can see from the images, the game console is inspired by original Atari 2600, but redefined silhouette and real wood front panel blend more modern aesthetics onto the console, delivering a charming retro-futurist appearance design.
Atari VCS come equipped with over 100 all-time classic Atari arcade games, so just connecting it with your TV, you can enjoy these famous titles with an included iconic joystick, and the joystick doubles as a basic media remote for navigating the console’s dashboard and menus. An optional all-new Atari modern controller delivers a modern gameplay.
Furthermore, using Bluetooth 5.0 technology or USB port, it even can connect with your other PC and Android devices. Built-in WiFi allows Atari VCS to go online, so you can access to the Internet for updated online multi-player experience and browsing, downloading, or streaming more content. As an open and secure platform, the console also allows you to port or create new content and apps into integrated Linux Sandbox. In addition, Atari VCS comes with multiple interfaces including 4 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI port, Gigabit Ethernet, SD card slot and 3.5mm audio output, so you can connect other external devices with the console such as mouse, keyboard, webcam, speakers, headphones and more.
Atari VCS retro game console has been available for preorder starting at $199 USD. All models will be shipped in July 2019. If you’re interested, jump to Indiegogo for its more details.