Atari, Inc. began taking pre-orders for their retro-console VCS on crowdfunding site Indiegogo.
The campaign on Indiegogo launched yesterday, may 30, and the day has already collected more than $ 2 million, and it is 20 times more than the required amount.
The console is available in two versions: Onyx and Collector’s Edition. The first option is in a black color with a red back panel. Console valued at $199. For $229 you can buy a console with a joystick, and for $279 you additionally get a more modern controller.
For collectors of used wood front panel that resembles the original console, the Atari 2600, released in 1977. This modification along with the joystick costs $299 and $349 if you want to get another controller and.
Both options are a modern interpretation of the Atari 2600. In the console includes a processor Bristol Ridge A10, graphics R7 Radeon, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory eMMC. There is a slot for SD cards and external HDD. Of the interfaces available Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, four USB 3.0 ports. Working console running Linux.
Buyers will receive the Atari VCS console, with hundreds of pre-installed classic games. In addition, be available to modern apps and games.