New photos Ataribox, price and specifications of some consoles
In the summer of this year, the Atari, a veteran of the gaming industry, today announced a new gaming console Ataribox and told some details regarding its design. At that time information about it was very small, so we all left more questions than answers. Today, the company sent out a new press release, which announced some details and showed the photos to the device.
According to the developers, will be used in Ataribox modified AMD processor and the Radeon GPUs. What exactly - is not specified. But it became known that the console software - adapted Linux distribution. The console will be able to stream videos, launch applications, play movies and music, surf the Internet and allow to communicate in social networks. About support keyboard and mouse while nothing is said, but I think closer to release it exactly add.
It should be reminded that the console will be equipped with four USB ports, which are likely to be used to transfer stored and charge controllers. On the body is a connector for an SD card and an HDMI jack for connecting to a TV. The Atari said that the console will play as the good old games from the old consoles of the company, and brand new video game, which the developers promise to tell later.
In the near future the company plans to raise funds for the production of set-top boxes via Indiegogo site - it also promises to inform separately. If all goes well, will start selling consoles in spring 2018. It is expected that the price of the console will vary from 249 to 299 dollars. The difference is due to the complete set. Most likely, more expensive bundle will be sold with two different controllers and memory capacity.