Atari mentioned its Ataribox, a modernized tackle its 1970s-era Atari 2600 system, will probably be obtainable for preorder Thursday.
Individuals who signed up for e mail alerts could have an opportunity at a reduction, in line with the e-mail, which added that the deal will probably be “extraordinarily restricted.”
Ataribox is the newest gadget piggybacking on a wave of retro video-game console reboots. Nintendo despatched nostalgic avid gamers right into a lather — twice — by releasing miniaturized variations of its NES and Tremendous NES programs this yr and final.
Earlier this yr, Atari mentioned it anticipated delivery the console in spring 2018 and expects costs to run between $249 and $299, relying upon configuration.