A new Atari console? Never thought I’d type that sentence in 2017.
Atari’s CEO has confirmed they will re-enter the hardware business. Atari’s last console release was the Atari Jaguar in 1993, which did poor sales and prompted the company to focus on strictly making games for other consoles, rather than releasing consoles themselves.
It’s expected that the new hardware will be reminiscent of Nintendo’s recent “NES Mini,” a console with a library of classic games built in.
Known right now as the “Atari Box,” you can check out the preview for it below: