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Atari 2600+: The Contemporary Gaming Console for Enjoying Your Collection of 2600 Retro Cartridges

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(Image credit- AITechSKY) After releasing a cartridge earlier this year, the French-owned Atari, or Atari SA, is now re-publishing a contemporary version of the Atari 2600, which has offered the world promising developments for the retro gaming experience. The Atari 2600+ is a new console that is a modern update of the well-known system from the late 1970s and incorporates modern capabilities for playing in today's technological environment.

Atari 2600+

Atari has revealed the arrival of its updated version of the classic game console, the Atari VCS (Video Computer System), popularly known as the 2600, which was first released in 1977. And now Atari 2600+, a redesigned retro gaming console that was made accessible as a result of Plaion's partnership with Atari. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1018"]Atari Unveils Atari 2600+: A Modern Console to Play Retro Games Image credit- Appuals.com[/caption] The 2600+ is the updated version of this well-known game console, with its recognizable black and brown casing as well as the CX40+ wired joystick. The current retro console is currently up for presale, and it will cost gamers $129.99 to buy the console alone. For all preordered devices, the initial shipments would start in November. Its modern connections, which include USB-C for power and HDMI for use with current TVs and monitors, are its most recognizable feature. The 2600+ systems already come with one CX40+ joystick and a 10-in-1 game cartridge that includes titles like Adventure, Missile Command, Yars' Revenge, and more.

Atari Retro Gaming Cartridges for current times

The new 2600+'s most recognizable feature is its ability to play classic Atari game cartridges on this cutting-edge system without requiring users to purchase the company's newly released games. The CX40+ joystick from Atari costs $24.99 and features the original size of its red fire button and a directional ring, which is also available separately if one controller is insufficient. The CX30+ paddle controller package, which is also available for $39.99 includes a 4-in-1 game cartridge, which revives the retro gaming experience in a different way than the joystick. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1280"]Atari 2600+ announced: price, release date, games and all the details on  the retro-console - Aroged Image credit- Aroged[/caption]

Legacy of Atari in the Video Game Industry

The Expansion Pack's old-gen consoles and games make Nintendo one of the leaders in the market for companies that offer to bring retro gaming back to the forefront. Reviving the good old days is not as difficult with today's technology and companies who offer to do so. Several companies have made an effort to bring back Atari, and in 2018 they made a significant move by making their retro VCS available for purchase. Due to its early success, Atari has established a lasting legacy in the gaming industry. Atari games are now available in the automotive industry, through Tesla, which has added the Atari games to its infotainment system. Moreover, Atari is contributing significantly to the modernization of the retro gaming experience with the impending release of the full-featured Atari 2600+, a console that will play all available retro cartridges. Also read: Rumors of Sony’s New Portable Gaming Console, the Vita 2, Surface Online  

By Monica Green

I am specialised in latest tech and tech discoveries.

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