Atari VCS Retro Gaming Console Is Now Available for Pre-Order, Powered by Linux

After some details and a name change, it would appear that the Atari VCS device is hitting the streets in mid-2019 with the promise to bring back the good old days of gaming. Powered by a Linux-based operating system, Atari VCS is more than a gaming console, as users will also be able to use it to stream multimedia content or games, as well as to connect to the Internet for multiplayer and co-op gaming. Atari VCS will be shipping with more than 100 of all-time favorite arcade titles like Asteroids, Breakout, Centipede, Gravitar, Missile Command, and Yars’ Revenge, as well as other all-new and modern Atari games like Tempest 4000. Also, the device will give users access to the Atari VCS Store to buy even more content from the multitude of Atari’s partners.