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In March 2019, we decided to make some modifications to our hardware in order to improve the system's performance and life span by upgrading the microprocessor to AMD Ryzen(tm), the latest generation of AMD chips. This important change was not made lightl...
Regarding hardware, the VCS design and engineering development teams have been working closely with our manufacturing partners and suppliers over the past several months. I am excited to be able to share some initial photos of the first Atari VCS pre-pr...
Right now, the product is progressing according to the updated schedule of March 2020. Our team is committed to bringing a successful product to market that we can be proud of, and that our customers will treasure for many years to come. Atari will always...
We always want our backers, fans and customers to know how much they matter to us, and we want them to remain informed. We understand that all of our stakeholders would like to know where things stand every day and want immediate answers to their indivi...
The first and most impactful improvement was the switch to the new AMD Ryzen(tm) Embedded R1000 SoC in order to support 4K 60fps HDR content. The all-new Ryzen APU is also faster, cooler, and more efficient, allowing the VCS to benefit from a simpler and ...
The Atari brand generates a lot of passion. It is only natural that we will attract interest and speculation, especially in the quiet periods heading into a major product launch like this one. Building a complex product like the Atari VCS from scratch tak...
All three. The Atari VCS will be a gateway to a mix of original games and native apps. The primary way to access games and services will be through the proprietary Atari VCS interface and app store. If a service is not available as an app on our platform ...
The primary way to access games and services will be through the proprietary Atari VCS interface and app store. For example, if a service such as Netflix is not available as an app on our platform at launch, it can still be accessed through the web browse...
The VCS is a flexible system designed for multi-peripheral input, including the new Classic Joystick, Modern Controller, and mouse-keyboard. We are hard at work on the UI, which is being developed in Unity and looks really awesome. The version of the UI...
Actually, it has validated our approach. The Atari VCS was designed with digital delivery as part of the plan from conception. Digital delivery is the current and future state of the games and entertainment industry and how many customers increasingly pre...
Yes. The Atari VCS Indiegogo units are going to ship with the Atari OS and integrated storefront. The VCS features an intuitive, easy to navigate graphical user interface, designed for joystick or controller, and an integrated store for games and apps, ru...
Atari is fortunate to have a thriving business and a loyal community that loves our games and is passionate about the Atari brand. But would our community want a new, modern console from Atari? The Indiegogo platform and campaign allowed us to answer that...