Atari 2600

Atari 2600

The Atari Video Computer System (VCS), later named the Atari 2600, is a second generation (1976–1992) home video game console developed and distributed by Atari, Inc. It was released on September 11, 1977 in North America at a retail price of $199....

Name Atari 2600
Release Date September 11, 1977
Developer Atari, Inc.
Manufacturer Atari, Inc.
Max Controllers 2
Cpu 8-bit MOS Technology 6507 @ 1.19 MHz
Memory 128 bytes
Graphics Television Interface Adaptor (TIA)
Sound 2 channel handled by the TIA
Display 160x192
Media Cartridge
Notes The Atari Video Computer System (VCS), later named the Atari 2600, is a second generation (1976–1992) home video game console developed and distributed by Atari, Inc. It was released on September 11, 1977 in North America at a retail price of $199. The console was later released in Europe (1978) and Japan (1983 - as the Atari 2800). The Atari 2600 popularized the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games contained on ROM cartridges. The console was discontinued on January 1, 1992.
Scroll to Top