Atari has announced that it has partnered with revolutionary retro gaming platform Antstream Arcade to bring an enhanced and exclusive ‘Atari Edition’ of the Antstream video game streaming service to the upcoming Atari VCS home entertainment system.
The exclusive Atari VCS edition of Antstream Arcade unlocks an instantly-accessible collection of classic video game titles; in addition to an existing library of 2,000+ officially licensed games, the exclusive Antstream Arcade Atari VCS app will include the largest collection of Atari games available on demand, in both original and enhanced edition formats.
“Antstream Arcade is a perfect partner for Atari and its fans,” said Atari CEO Frédéric Chesnais. “Anstream’s offering lets players instantly access a vast library of games, including many Atari titles that have not been available for streaming before now. This partnership further cements the Atari VCS as a highly versatile entertainment platform and multimedia streaming device, built to embrace the best of classic and modern gaming.”
“Antstream is thrilled to partner with Atari to deliver the magic of the Antstream Arcade service to Atari VCS users,” added Antstream CEO Steve Cottam. “Our exclusive Atari VCS edition of the Antstream Arcade app puts us one step closer to fulfilling our mission of making every classic game all the way back to Pong available for retro gaming fans with a modern twist.”
Popular Atari titles set to feature on the Atari Edition of Antstream Arcade include retro classics such as Adventure, Night Driver, Pong, Tempest 2000 and Yars’ Revenge, as well as full Atari compilations from PlayStation, Xbox, and PC platforms. The VCS will offer a 30-day free trial, with subscription options available for $9.99/month or $7.99/month (total $95.88) for a yearly subscription.