When Atari started their Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the new retro styled Atari VCS games console which comes preloaded with a wealth of video games from the 1980s, Atari had originally equipped the console with 4 GB of RAM. To celebrate the Atari VCS campaign passing $3 million in funding the development team have announced they will be doubling the included RAM prom 4 to 8 GB.
A couple of days ago Atari VCS system architect Rob Wyatt explain more about the design and technology integrated into the Atari VCS as well as revealing more about the campaign’s progress.
“We are excited to finally bring you today’s Atari VCS update and so glad you are on this journey with us! As you have surely noticed, we have not been very vocal lately, mainly because we have shifted into full-on production mode. As the King of Rock and Roll might say, “A little less conversation, a little more action, please.” The Atari VCS team is working hard to do all that is needed to make this product and platform truly amazing. We have said it over and over and want you all to keep hearing it: We are committed to making sure every Atari VCS backer and user gets a game and entertainment platform that you will love. We will not let you down!
As promised, we gave you, the backers and believers, the floor and had you submit questions for Atari VCS System Architect Rob Wyatt to answer. We received so many great questions that we had to consolidate them and focus on the most popular, and ones that Rob and the VCS team felt most comfortable answering at this point. But what we can share and discuss here and now is exciting to us and we hope it will be for you too. A few of Rob’s responses actually answer some of the additional questions we didn’t choose to “showcase.” As the project progresses, we’ll keep coming back to answer even more of your questions.
As you know, the Atari VCS is a living and evolving project and that is manifest in some of Rob’s very thoughtful and detailed answers. The team really is listening to your suggestions and taking action where possible, so we hope you are as excited to dig in as we are to share!”
For more information and specifications on the Atari VCS retro games console jump over to our previous article.