Atari VCS Games Will Cost Under USD $25

What do you think guys? Is $25 per game too much to ask? Perplexingly, the price of the console range from $199 all the way up to $399!

Taken from Medium … In this new Q&A, Atari VCS Chief Operating Officer Michael Arzt once again takes time to respond to a range of recent questions regarding the Atari VCS, discussing the company’s approach as they prepare for the product’s launch in Fall 2020.

Michael Arzt

Titles in Atari’s store are expected to be much more affordable, with prices ranging anywhere from $3 to $25, with no fees imposed by Atari for online access.

Source: Medium

More from TPU … The Atari VCS is an upcoming ‘hybrid’ PC/game console releasing later this year, powered by a Ryzen R1606G APU paired with 8 GB DDR4 RAM and running a custom branch of Debian Linux aptly named Atari OS. The new device will face tough competition against the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 this holiday season priced at 279 USD. The device cannot compete in specifications, so Atari will target the niche boutique game market. The Atari store will cap games at 25 USD and initially focus on indie developers and retro games with plans to eventually offer AAA games down the line.

Source: TPU

 

Specs and Pricing

Introductory price
  • US$199 (Onyx)
  • US$299 (Collector’s Edition)
  • US$399 (Tribute Edition)
Operating system Ubuntu-based (Atari World)
CPU 14nm AMD Raven Ridge 2
Memory
  • 8 GB DDR4 (800 model) (upgradeable)
  • 4 GB DDR4 (400 model) (upgradeable)
Storage

 

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