Arcade1Up and Atari have extended their working relationship and announced that they will be releasing a Atari 50th Anniversary Deluxe Arcade Machine globally this Fall. The arcade machine will include 14 Atari arcade classics along with 50 Atari 2600 games, making this release the largest selection of game titles to be available on an Arcade1Up machine yet. You can pre-order now at Atari.com or purchase from select retailers beginning September 5th, 2023. You can learn more about the Atari 50th Anniversary Deluxe Arcade Machine below:
Seattle, WA – August 31, 2023 – Arcade1Up and Atari® today announced a one-of-a-kind product to celebrate the golden anniversary of the iconic brand – the Atari 50th Anniversary Deluxe Arcade Machine. The announcement comes as a full circle moment for both brands. Atari, a pioneer in arcade games and home video game consoles, helped define the electronic entertainment industry in the 1970s. Arcade1Up is the leader in creating authentic arcade machines that stay true to the retro experience that fans can enjoy from the comfort of their own home. The partnership celebrates that legacy while incorporating modern features and technology. The Atari 50th Anniversary Deluxe arcade machine can be pre-ordered beginning today exclusively at Atari.com for $499.99 and will also be available at select retailers on September 5, learn more at Arcade1up.com. Fans can get a sneak peek of the machine this weekend at PAX West (Atari booth #3005).
“Atari has been a tremendous long-term partner and we’re excited to celebrate this milestone in the company’s legacy with a product that will reach so many fans,” said Cyrus Rosenberg, Senior Licensing Manager for Arcade1Up. “Like the other products in our new Deluxe line, this cabinet hits all the right notes on combining authentic retro gameplay and controls with a modern, streamlined design approach.”
“With the 50th Anniversary Deluxe arcade machine we are delighted to deliver an experience that stays true to Atari’s roots both in arcade gaming and home entertainment,” said Casandra Brown, Director, Licensing for Atari. “Our brand means so much to so many people and to be able to play so many iconic Atari 2600 and classic arcade games in the comfort of your home, truly makes this a must-have.”
The Deluxe Edition is Arcade1Up’s most authentic arcade format yet. Featuring a streamlined style and sleek, single-cabinet design that echoes the look of the classic arcade machine, with modern features and technology.
The Atari 50th Anniversary Deluxe arcade machine celebrates the magic of Atari with (14) Atari Arcade Classics and (50) Atari 2600 games, the largest selection of game titles to be released on an Arcade1Up Deluxe machine yet and includes classic games such as Asteroids®, Centipede®, and Missile Command® making this feature-packed machine one of the best ways to embrace nostalgia.
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