PLAION, a global leading publisher and developer of video games, and Atari, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers, today announce global pre-order availability for the Atari 2600+ – a modern day faithful recreation of the pioneering console that first appeared in 1980. The Atari 2600+ will be released on 17th November 2023 and is now available to pre-order for €119.99 / £99.99.
Following the overwhelming consumer response of the announcement of The Atari 2600+ last week, we are pleased to share that the iconic hardware can now be pre-ordered in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland and the UK and Ireland. It is also available for preorder in Australia and New Zealand.
The Atari 2600+ comes with a 10-in-1 game cartridge and a CX40+ Joystick controller. Joystick Controller for that added touch of nostalgia. Also available for preorder is the CX-30 Paddle Controller with 4-in-1 multi game cartridge that will retail for €34.99 / £29.99. A standalone CX-40 Joystick will retail for $24.99 (€22.99 / £19.99).
Additional launch titles, including cartridges for Berzerk Enhanced Edition and Mr. Run and Jump, will also be available for The Atari 2600+ for $29.99 (€29.99 / £24.99).
For more information on Atari 2600+ including local retailer availability please visit: https://link.atari.com/2600
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®. Atari has offices in New York and Paris. Visit us online at www.Atari.com.
Atari shares are listed in France on Euronext Growth Paris (ISIN Code FR0010478248, Ticker ALATA) and OTC Pink Current (Ticker PONGF).
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PLAION runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.
Additionally - as a global publishing partner - PLAION has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.
With its parent company in Höfen, Austria - and the HQ in Munich, Germany - PLAION owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
PLAION owns nine game development studios: Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham, UK), Fishlabs (Hamburg, DE), Warhorse Studios (Prague, CZ), Milestone (Milan, IT), Voxler (Paris, FR) , DigixArt (Montpellier, FR), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów, PL), Free Radical Design (Nottingham, UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam, Amsterdam, NL). Additionally, PLAION collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
Part of PLAION is also PLAION PICTURES, a leading independent film distributor in Europe with a library of more than 1.400 titles. Further business operations include Sola Media, a sales agency and production company for family entertainment, Spotfilm Networx, a multi-channel streaming network, and a sub-label dedicated to Japanese animation.
PLAION also owns the leading video game merchandise company DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg, USA and Munich, DE) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, CZ.
PLAION is an Embracer Group company.