Recently, the gaming giant Atari announced its plan to introduce its digital currency called Atari Token, on its new VCS gaming system. In this case, it will be possible to purchase the new Atari VCS gaming system using Atari Token.
The Atari console will include a collection of 100 classic games with two controllers at $390. According to the gaming firm, the new VCS gaming system has a retro look and feel, running on a Linux-based operating system. It also pointed out that, VCS gaming system will bring a full PC experience for the TV that can handle streaming, apps, social media, music, and web browsing.
Bitcoin.com Exchange To Launch Atari Token Public Sale
On the 1st of October 2020, Bitcoin.com Exchange announced that it got selected as the platform of choice to launch the public sale for Atari’s new ERC20 token ATRI. The public sale will begin in early November 2020. During the sale, anyone can purchase the token using the mainstream cryptocurrencies only; these include bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
The company will sell 4 million of its token for 25 cents a pop. Individuals will use the token to buy games and in-game purchases on its console. The anticipation is that the token’s use will extend throughout gaming.
When the public sale ends, Bitcoin.com exchange will list Atari token for trading. The public sale and listing on Bitcoin.com is a significant milestone for its blockchain project. According to the firm, it will give the token holders liquidity and promote its blockchain system’s development.
The Company’s History
Atari is a leading corporation in arcade games, home video games consoles, and home computers. It is also a widely known brand for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment, and licensed products. The company launched in Sunnyvale, California, courtesy Ted Dabney and Nolan Bushnell in 1972.
Atari owns and manages a collection of over 200 games and franchises, including widely recognized brands like Asteroids, Centipede, Missile Command, and Pogo. Furthermore, it offers attractive online games for smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. It also establishes and distributes interactive entertainment for Microsoft, Nintendo game consoles, and Sony. The gaming giant also supports its franchises and brand via the derivative products, the media, or publishing with the licensing agreement.