The Atari 400 is the next retro console to get a mini makeover
Atari's 1979 console is coming back in a new compact form factor
The Atari 400 is getting the mini-console treatment, giving nostalgic fans a tiny version of the system released in 1979.
The 400 Mini – developed by Plaion and Retro Games Ltd. – comes with 25 preinstalled titles celebrating the best of Atari’s 8-bit era. There’s Millipede, Star Raiders II and Berzerk to name but a few.
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The 400 Mini supports up to four full-sized controllers, includes an HD TV output, and retains the console’s authentic and iconic design. You can also save and resume your game at any time, or rewind by up to 30 seconds to cheese past the hardest boss battles.
➡️ The Shortcut Skinny: Atari 400 Mini
🕹️ The Atari 400 is the next console to get a mini version
📆 It’s out on March 28 and costs $119.99
👍 You’ll get 25 games preinstalled, but you can add more
👏 The console comes with some modern-day features, like HD TV support
What’s more, you can load more Atari games onto the 400 Mini, with Atari 800 and Atari 5200 support included. Of course, those games must be obtained legally.
The Atari 400 Mini joins the likes of the NES and SNES Mini, the PlayStation Classic and the Sega Genesis Mini. It’s out on March 28 for $119.99 and should appeal to anyone with even the faintest memories of early Atari games.
Atari fans can also pick up the Atari 2600+, which plays original 2600 and 7200 game cartridges, as well as new digital titles like a reimaging of the classic Haunted House and Days of Doom.