Pre-orders for the Atari VCS – formerly known as the Atari Box – opened up a few hours ago and it appears that there is a fair bit of public interest in the device. To quickly reiterate, the Atari VCS is a next-generation, retro-inspired console, that's scheduled to arrive in July of 2019. Atari is positioning the device as a modern entertainment hardware platform that will give users access to an assortment of retro and new games, with multi-media and streaming capabilities. The AMD-powered Atari VCS will offer support for 4K resolutions, HDR and 60FPS content, it will have on-board and expandable storage options, dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, as well as USB 3.0 support. The device runs a custom Linux-based OS and will also include a copy of Atari Vault with more than 100 classic games, including favorites like Asteroids, Centipede, Breakout, Missile Command, Gravitar and Yars' Revenge.
May-31-2018, 02:25:29 GMT