The new PS5 from Sony hits the market on November 19 in two full versions prepared to revolutionize the market with the performance of the new generation. At the same time, the Atari VCS 800 is preparing to dispute the fame of the new PlayStation 5.
The console retro it will also arrive in November, with more than 100 games already installed and the possibility of accessing several others, besides being able to be used as a multimedia center. Going beyond nostalgia, here we have a modern computer system!
The Atari VCS 800 will dispute the hearts of fans
The revival of the past and its popular culture icons find the Atari VCS 800 the latest example. The console pays homage to the Japanese company’s past, which in 1977 launched the original Atari console to change the world since then.
Note that this trend has been felt in recent years, with special editions of other big names, but this time those responsible for Atari VCS want to make it a modern product and capable of being more than a desktop ornament.
The result is an aspect console retro with very advanced specifications, from a processor AMD Ryzen, board print shop Radeon and 8 GB of memory RAM. Playing games will have a resolution maximum 4K in HDR.
The reinvented classic promises to vie for attention with PS5
Ready for modern controllers, the new Atari VCS 800 has a USB 3.0, HDMI, Ethernet port for cable connections, in addition to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for wireless connections. Furthermore, it can be used with modern commands, or the joystick classic.
The highlight of this peculiar rival of PS5 goes to PC Mode, or computer mode. This means that it will be possible to install a secondary operating system on the Atari console and use it as a home PC, for example, with Windows via a USB stick.
This versatility will make the Atari VCS 800 a multimedia center, despite the fact that it runs the Linux operating system natively. Nevertheless, you will have browsers to access the Internet, streaming apps, in addition to being able to download new apps.
The new console is available for pre-order, starting at $ 389 from the AtariVCS website.
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