Atari and Plaion announce ATARI 2600+ Console / Release 17th November 2023

Atari and Plaion announce ATARI 2600+ Console / Release 17th November 2023

#retrogames #atari #retroconsole AN ICON RETURNS: ATARIⓇ AND PLAION ANNOUNCE FAITHFUL RECREATION OF THE ATARI 2600(™) The Atari 2600+ launches with 10-in-1 cartridge with iconic 8-bit games and CX40+ Joystick controller22nd AUGUST 2023: PLAION, a global leading publisher and developer of video games, and Atari, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers, are proud to announce today that the Atari 2600+ – a modern day faithful recreation of the pioneering console that first appeared in 1980 – will be launching worldwide on 17th November 2023 and available to pre-order for $129.99 (€119.99 / £99.99). Launching with ten of the most recognized video games in Atari’s history, including Adventure® and Missile Command®, the Atari 2600+ has been created using modern technology to authentically replicate the original 4-switch Atari 2600 Video Game System.For those looking to relive the gameplay experiences of the ‘70s and '80s, included with the Atari 2600+ is the CX40+ Joystick Controller, recreated with the same size and layout as the original 2600 Joystick Controller for that added touch of nostalgia. “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,” said 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.” “We’re excited to be working with Atari to bring back the Atari 2600 and help meet the growing consumer demand for retro hardware,” said Commercial Director of Retro at PLAION, Ben Jones. “For gamers who remember the thrill of playing arcade games at home for the very first time, the Atari 2600+ will take you right back. For everyone else, the offer is one of timeless fun and the chance to experience a golden age of video games in a way that could only come from Atari.” Key features include: BUILDING ON THE LEGACY: The new Atari 2600+ builds on the original machine with modern quality of life features such as HDMI output, USB power and multiple screen resolutions and includes a faithful replica of the original CX40+ Joystick. GO BACK IN TIME: The cartridge slot is backwards compatible with hundreds of original Atari 2600 and 7800 games. The Atari 2600+ launches with a 10 Games in 1 Cartridge which includes iconic games such as Adventure®, Combat®, Dodge 'Em™, Haunted House®, Maze Craze™, Missile Command®, Realsports® Volleyball, Surround™, Video Pinball™, Yars' Revenge® LOOK AND FEEL OF THE 1980’s: The Atari 2600+ has been lovingly crafted using modern technology from the movement of the joystick to the feel of the metal switches to the authentic woodgrain front panel. PLAION and Atari also announce the availability of The CX-30 Paddle Controller with 4-in-1 multi game cartridge that will retail for $39.99 (€34.99 / £29.99). A standalone CX-40 Joystick will retail for $24.99 (€22.99 / £19.99). Additional launch titles, including cartridges for Berzerk Enhanced Edition and Mr. Run and Jump, will also be available for The Atari 2600+ for $29.99 (€29.99 / £24.99). The Atari 2600+ will be available at Atari.com for North American customers and worldwide at major retailers for $129.99 (€119.99 / £99.99) from 17th November 2023.For more information on Atari 2600+ visit: http:/atari.com/products/atari-2600-plus For the latest video game news visit https://gamefront.de

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