Atari’s VCS was long in discussion with rumors spreading its release since 2017. Atari has now announced that the VCS console will be open to pre-orders from May 30. To those ordering it up, will receive the first batch in Spring 2019.
Atari VCS Collector’s Edition
In addition to the regular Atari VCS consoles, a limited edition Atari VCS Collector’s Edition will also be rolling out with a beautiful retro-styled wood front. The regular version, however, can cost you $199 for a limited amount of time.
According to Michael Arzt, the COO of Atari’s Connected Devices:
We continue moving forward on the Atari VCS project and are excited to see this pre-sale kickoff and to share more updates with our fans as we look toward the first shipments. We are building outstanding teams and forging alliances that will make this product great and truly worthy of the Atari VCS name. Expert hardware partners are helping make this project possible and we couldn’t be more pleased with their contributions.
Atari VCS will also support native 4K, HDR, and 60FPS with onboard and expandable storage, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and even USB 3.0 support.