Atari, the iconic video game company that helped pioneer the gaming industry, is back with a new modern gaming and video computer system – the Atari VCS. This sleek and low-profile device blends the best of consoles and PCs and is designed to delight a whole new generation of gamers and creators.
The Atari VCS Collector’s Editions are unique, numbered units that were only made available to original backers of the VCS project. However, for the first time ever, Atari is releasing a limited number of these collectible units to the community. These units are sure to be highly sought after by video game enthusiasts and collectors alike.
Under the hood, the Atari VCS features an AMD Raven Ridge 2 APU and AMD Ryzen processor GPU with 8GB DDR4 RAM (upgradable), and 32GB eMMC fixed internal storage. This powerful combination enables gamers to explore a universe of indie and retro games, as well as streaming entertainment, in glorious HD.
The Atari VCS game store is loaded with great modern and classic games, including Antstream Arcade’s huge retro library, unique indie game favorites, and all the top AAA game streaming services. Users can also access PC Mode to load almost any existing game collection like Steam, Epic, GOG, and others. This gives users access to a wide range of gaming options, both old and new.
Additionally, the Atari VCS includes Atari Vault, a collection of 100 Atari Arcade and 2600 games, fully optimized for the Atari Classic Joystick and Modern Controller. Users can also watch their favorite movies and TV shows, listen to music, and access all their social media on this versatile device.
The Wireless Classic Joystick and Wireless Modern Controller are compatible with the Atari VCS, and feature LED effects, rumble, and wireless connectivity. This means users can enjoy their favorite games with precision and ease.
Moreover, the Atari VCS is a uniquely versatile machine for PC hobbyists and DIY hardware enthusiasts. It is upgradeable and offers an open and customizable PC experience for the TV or desktop, via almost any operating system software, including Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS.
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