Source: Atari VCS
Releasing on 27th November 2020, the new Atari VCS comes with excellent gaming features along with the Atari Token. This brand-new video computer system is available with the classic joystick as well as the modern controller.
However, the highlight of this model isn’t the new games it comes with or the cool features. It is the Atari Token – their very own real cryptocurrency which you can use to play your games. In fact, you can start purchasing the Atari Token from bitcoin.com, starting from 29th October 2020.
What Are the Features and Specifications of Atari VCS 800?
The new Atari VCS 800 comes with plenty of new games along with the classic ones. Moreover, it allows you to stream your favourite videos and create your own games.
Providing USB 3.0, Bluetooth, Wifi, Ethernet and HDMI connectivity, it has compatibility with your mobile, PC and TV. Moreover, you can also connect to your friends so that you guys can play together.
The specifications include:
Dimensions: 11.6” x 5.9” x 1.9”
Weight: 3 lbs
Colours: Black Walnut, Onyx Black and Carbon Gold
Operating System: Atari Custom Linux
Processor: AMD Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Tech
Storage: 32 GB
RAM: 8 GB (upgradable)
Video Resolution: 4k HDR
Frame Rate: 60 fps
Compat6ible with: Linux, Windows, Steam OS, Chrome OS
Wifi Connection: 5 GHz
Package Includes: The Atari VCS 800 system, Classic Joystick and Modern Controller
What About the Atari Token?
It is an ERC-20 token, based on Ethereum and released with the objective of playing interactive video games. You can use this token to play games on your new VCS. Along with that, this cryptocurrency will also be usable for other games and apps too.
This is the reason why Bitcoin will be having Atari Tokens worth $1 million available for exchange on their platform. You can get one token for 25 cents that day onwards. Currently, it is available on pre-sale at a value of 16 cents.
Anything Else That You Need to Know?
Yes, as of now the new Atari VCS 800 is available for pre-order. In fact, around 12,000 users have already booked it. You can save $10 and get free shipping on the entire Atari VCS 800 bundle that is worth $399.99. It means, upon booking your order from now, you’ll get it for $389.99.
Coming to the Atari Token, it is aimed to become the standard cryptocurrency used in the gaming industry. Atari CEO, Frederic Chesnais says that the Atari Token is a long-term strategy with usage beyond the Atari gaming consoles.