Atari VCS Linux-Powered Gaming Console Is Now Available For Pre-Order for $249

Atari issued a press release on Tuesday to announce that after many trials and tribulations it finally has a release date for the official launch of its Atari VCS retro gaming console, along with a release date for those who backed the project during its early days, as well as information about the first key retail partnerships that will have the console ready for pre-order starting today. Therefore, the first retails to offer the upcoming Atari VCS for pre-order will be Walmart and GameStop, but customers will also be able to pre-order the retro gaming console directly from Atari’s online shop. While there will be several bundles available for pre-order, the console will cost $249.99 USD for the Atari VCS 400 Onyx (4GB) model, and the price can go up to $389.99 USD for one of the Atari VCS 800 (8GB) variants.