Atari and PLAION have introduced the Atari 2600+, a “modern-day devoted recreation” of the traditional console that’s set to launch on November 17, 2023, for $129.99, and it comes with 10 video games and a CX40+ Joystick controller.
The Atari 2600+ is out there for pre-order proper now, and it additionally options such quality-of-life options as HDMI output, USB energy, and a number of display resolutions.
As for the video games, they are going to come packaged on one cartridge and embrace Journey, Fight, Dodge ‘Em, Haunted Home, Maze Craze, Missile Command, Realsports Volleyball, Encompass, Video Pinball, and Yars’ Revenge. Oh, and don’t fret, the Atari 2600+ might be backward appropriate with “a whole lot of authentic Atari 2600 and 7800 video games.”
The workforce behind the Atari 2600+ took it upon themselves to make sure this recreation of the Atari 2600+ is as true to the unique as attainable. Which means followers ought to relaxation straightforward realizing it’ll really feel the very same once they transfer the joystick, the steel switches will really feel simply as they bear in mind them, and, after all, it’ll have that genuine woodgrain entrance panel.
As if that wasn’t sufficient, the CX-30 Paddle Controller with a 4-in-1 multigame cartridge might be out there for $39.99. The video games included might be Breakout, Canyon Bomber, Evening Driver, and Video Olympics. Moreover, the CX-40 Joystick will be capable of be bought as a standalone product for $24.99.
Further launch titles might be out there on the launch of the Atari 2600+ like Berzerk Enhanced Version and Mr. Run and Bounce for $29.99 every.
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“Preserving classic games is a priority for Atari, and the release of the Atari 2600+ will make the hundreds of Atari 2600 and 7800 games that have been released over the last 50 years universally accessible,” stated Atari Chairman and CEO, Wade Rosen. “PLAION’s approach to a quality recreation of iconic Atari hardware made them the perfect partner to bring the Atari 2600+ to market.”
When you watch for this new tackle the traditional console, make sure you try our historical past of the Atari 2600, the highest 10 best-selling Atarti 2600 video games, our have a look at the historical past of Atari, and watch us construct the LEGO Atari 2600.
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