Atari VCS launches in stores June 15

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Brendan Sinclair

Retail debut finally set for long-in-the-works PC-based hardware

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The Atari VCS system will soon complete its long journey to launch, as Atari yesterday announced a June 15 retail release for the hardware.

The VCS was originally announced in June of 2017, shortly after the NES Classic sparked a wave of interest in retro gaming hardware.

At the time, the project was called the Ataribox and billed as “years in the making” and “coming soon.”

A 2017 crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign for the project was delayed to the summer of 2018. The campaign’s stated March 2019 release was pushed to late 2019 so the

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