E3 Announcement: Atari Announces The GameStop Exclusive Atari VCS - Atari Edge



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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

E3 Announcement: Atari Announces The GameStop Exclusive Atari VCS

In a day one E3 announcement, Atari released information regarding retail distribution pre-orders at GameStop.com and Walmart.com as well as retailer-exclusive editions of the Atari VCS console. This exciting E3 announcement sets the tone for what is to come from Atari and their new console. For many people who wondered if the Atari VCS would ever get past the Indiegogo pre-order stage, the retail distribution announcement speaks loudly of the direction that Atari has planned to take the console.

There is a lot of news and first hand experiences of the Atari VCS coming out of E3 2019. This should get fans and gamer's excited for the console, as Atari's media attention at this years E3 has definitely surpassed any media hype of recent gaming conventions.

As a GameStop affiliate partner, we at Atari Edge are extremely excited that Atari has revealed a GameStop exclusive console available for pre-order at GameStop.com for deliveries starting in March 2020. Pricing starts at $249.99 for the Atari VCS 400 Onyx (4GB RAM) Base model and tops off at $389.99 for one of three Atari VCS 800 (8GB RAM) All-In system bundles that include an Atari VCS Classic Joystick and Atari VCS Modern Controller. Classic Joysticks priced at $49.99 and Modern Controllers at $59.99, created in partnership with PowerA, are also available now for retail pre-order.
One of the most interesting features of the Atari VCS is the Sandbox Mode. Switching to the unique Atari Sandbox Mode unlocks an open and expandable multimedia PC for freedom and versatility you can’t get with any other home game system. The Atari VCS blends the best of consoles and PCs to delight a whole new generation of gamers, fans, and creators who will “Discover What You and Atari Can Do.”

For fans still waiting for more information on games, content, etc., Atari plans to make several more product development updates and announcements this year that will include expanded details about games and entertainment content, software development protocols, expanded distribution and more.

Pre-order Your Atari VCS GameStop Exclusive Today !!!!!