New York, NY (September 8, 2021) – Atari® — The iconic retro video game brand and interactive entertainment producer — today announced that Google’s Stadia, Amazon’s Luna, Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming, and Nvidia’s GeForce Now game streaming services are all accessible on the Atari VCS Videogame Computer System. The Atari VCS is the only first-party gaming device that offers direct access to all of these streaming services, thanks to the power of its built-in Chrome browser and PC architecture. These major cloud game services offer numerous AAA titles from a wide variety of publishers and further extend the broad range of retro to modern games playable on the Atari VCS.
Atari VCS users can easily access the cloud gaming services for free in the Atari VCS Store. Currently, all of the services can be played on the VCS with Atari Modern Controllers in USB wired mode, with wireless support coming at a later date. Users may use wireless Stadia, Xbox, and Luna controllers with the respective services in the meantime. Subscriptions are required for each individual service and the Atari VCS Companion mobile app (available on the App Store and Google Play) or a mouse and keyboard will be needed to sign in the first time.
The Atari VCS also ships with Antstream Arcade, the leading retro game streaming system, which gives users access to more than a thousand home and arcade classics. Antstream on the VCS has several unique Atari games and features and supports both wireless and wired play with the Atari Classic Joystick and Atari Modern Controller.
The Atari VCS lineup of Videogame Computer Systems, bundles, and peripherals are available now for purchase online and in-store from Best Buy, GameStop, Micro Center, and the Official Atari VCS website in the United States, with additional regions to be added.
A press kit with Atari VCS assets, including product photography, game trailers and screenshots, and logos is available here: https://uberstrategist.link/ATARI-VCS-PressKit.
Atari is an interactive entertainment company and an iconic gaming industry brand that transcends generations and audiences. The company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 unique games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon® and has recently launched the all-new Atari VCS videogame computer system. Atari has offices in New York and Paris. Visit us online at Atari.com.
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