The Atari VCS Collectors Edition first run time exclusive to the Indiegogo pre-sale is now sold out for the Linux console. But Atari fans worldwide are not losing out in all of this nostalia.
Atari VCS Collectors Edition First Run
Due to the incredible demand for the retro-inspired model. And also the overwhelming success of Atari’s VCS Indiegogo Pre-Sale campaign. Atari now announce a second production run of the wood-faced units.
So these units are the Atari VCS Tribute Edition. A tribute to their fans and the enduring appeal of the Atari 2600-inspired design.
Those who missed out on the Collectors Edition first run have another chance to pre-purchase the Atari VCS Tribute Edition. Featuring the same iconic real-wood front panel.
Also, the Atari VCS Tribute Edition is cosmetically similar to the sold out Collectors Edition. But will not be part of the 6,000 “First-Run” units of the individually numbered and certified Collectors Edition.
Launched exclusively for pre-sale on Indiegogo on May 30, 2018. The unity is a new gaming and entertainment platform headed to living rooms in 2019. The design is a completely modern device and not a “retro-box” or emulator.
Which also makes the Atari VCS features a unique, using Linux as a platform capable of playing popular new releases and streaming entertainment.
The Register seems to be getting a different point of view. Hence the Interview all over the internet and social media. So check out the article and listen to the interview. You can also figure out that the interviewer has his mind set. For a $250 console that is clearly still seeking further development, he is trolling.
Atari VCS: Game, Stream, Connect (Linux)
As an homage to its roots, the Atari Vault is apart of every new console. A collection of more than 100 all-time classic games. Since the Atari Vault includes legendary arcade and home favorites like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Breakout®, Missile Command®, Gravitar® and Yars’ Revenge®.
Fans will be able to access and download additional games. And also get content through a connected Atari VCS storefront.
The Atari VCS has unprecedented support, blasting past Atari’s $100,000 USD Indiegogo goal. Doing so in a matter of hours.
To-date, the campaign has raised nearly $3 Million USD with 5 days remaining in the current campaign. thanks to the broad support from gamers eager to enjoy both nostalgic and contemporary entertainment in Atari’s first connected device.
Last week, Atari also wrapped up a successful E3 2018. While showcasing an exciting lineup of both reimagined Atari classic revivals and completely new original titles. Atari Connect COO Michael Arzt (Atari VCS / Atari Life) was also on hand at E3 to answer questions about the console. Including a detailed interview with Danny Pena of Gamertag Radio.
The Atari VCS is now available for pre-sale exclusively through Indiegogo starting at $219 USD. In addition to the new Tribute Edition, the sleek and stealthy Onyx Edition is also available, as well as a reimagined “Classic Joystick” and a “Modern Controller” for new games.