Atari Vault Steam pack brings back 100 Atari classics with the release previewed at some point this spring. The official Atari announcement was made on Thursday.
Atari used to be landmark name in the videogames industry. While the company’s influence on the sector is undeniable, the name hasn’t rang any bells in recent years. With the new Atari Vault release via Steam, things are about to change. As the Atari Vault Steam pack brings back 100 Atari classics, prepare yourself to be charmed once more by the 70s and 80s charm.
Atari Vault is currently developed by Code Mystics. Classics such as Missile Command, Centipede, Warlords or Tempest are bound to make a comeback. Atari Vault is a single PC title with brand new features. The pack’s release via Valve’s Steam brings it additional features to make your experience highly interactive and more competitive.
If you’re thinking multiplayer features, you hit the spot. Steam leaderboards, Steam multiplayer (both local and online) and Steam controller support are part of the big comeback surprise. According to Atari’s press release concerning Atari Vault’s release via Valve’s Steam, the company’s fans will be able to:
“relive the classic gaming experience in the modern age”.
The modern age certainly implies more precise control than ever when enjoying the Atari classics. As such, Valve’s Steam released the Steam Controller for 49.99 dollars. Head out to Amazon if you’re interested in the offer. Steam multiplayer adds a competitive edge to Atari Vault. Challenge your roommate or other players for an enticing round of your Atari classics favorites. Another competition ensues for the best players’ names to be pinned on Steam Leaderboards.
Any details related to the price of Atari Vault are yet undisclosed. Nonetheless, with the upcoming PAX South 2016 taking place in San Antonio, Texas more details may be released. The 2016 event will also feature a preview of the Atari classics packed in Atari Vault.
Meanwhile, if you’re yearning to remember the 70s and 80s hits, head to Atari Arcade, and Atari and Microsoft project.
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