Atari announced today that its new Atari VCS platform is now available for pre-order exclusively on Indiegogo. The announcement was release alongside a new video showcasing the upcoming console and its components. There are two Atari VCS models are available to pre-order, including the Atari VCS Day One Collector’s Edition featuring a special retro-inspired real wood-front, and the sleek Atari VCS Onyx, with a glossy black face and searing “Atari Red” illuminated Fuji logo.
“We are happy with the progress we are making on Atari VCS and thrilled that fans finally have a chance to reserve the first ones,” said Michael Arzt, Atari COO of Connected Devices. “Atari VCS will give fans a lot of freedom to game, stream, connect and customize their experience like never before. The entire Atari team is working hard to deliver this unique platform and can’t wait for fans to get their hands on it. We’ll have exciting reveals and announcements between now and then so stay tuned!”
The Atari VCS Day One Collector’s Edition is $299 USD, exclusive to Indiegogo, and only available for a limited time.
The Atari VCS Onyx is priced at $199 USD, also for a limited time. Atari’s reimagined Classic Joystick and the all-new Modern Controller are available for purchase in select packages or as standalone purchases. Initial Atari VCS shipments are planned for mid-2019.
This is definitely not a “retro-box”, its simply retro-inspired. The Atari VCS is a modern device that offers a customizable entertainment experience for the home, while paying homage to the past. Each Atari VCS comes with the Atari Vault collection of more than 100 all-time classic games including arcade and home entertainment favorites like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Breakout®, Missile Command®, Gravitar® and Yars’ Revenge®.
What are your thoughts on the latest announcement from Atari? Are you going to be picking up one of these retro-inspired consoles?
Pre-purchase yours today exclusively on INDIEGOGO.