Atari® Vault Bundles 100 Iconic Games Incorporating Contemporary Functionality, Including Steam Global Leaderboards, Multiplayer Capabilities and Steam Controller Support
Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of Atari® Vault for the SteamOS operating system with the standard price of $19.99. Atari Vault includes a complete collection featuring 100 of the iconic publisher’s most popular arcade and Atari 2600 games. For the first time, players can experience these renowned games with the benefit of current technology, including global leaderboards, multiplayer modes, and full controller support. For a glimpse of what players can expect in Atari Vault, check out the trailer:
To download and play Atari Vault on SteamOS, visit the Steam page: http://bit.ly/AtariVaultSteam
With the release of Atari Vault on Linux-based SteamOS, players who purchased a Steam Machine or run a SteamOS powered machine can now play the game and relive – or experience for the first time – the titles that comprise the foundation of the modern gaming industry. Additionally, owners of the Windows version of the game will gain access to the SteamOS version through Steam for no additional charge via SteamPlay. Featuring games like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Tempest®, Warlords®, and many more, Atari Vault combines the nostalgia of arcades and the Atari 2600 with modern gaming capabilities, including:
- Updated UI: A sleek selection menu allows players to easily search through the full collection of games, while preserving the retro feeling of individual titles.
- Global Leaderboards: See how scores stack up against players from around the world, in real time! Hold top scores across a multitude of Atari classics to become the master of a whole generation of video games.
- Multiplayer Capabilities: For the first time, square off against other players from across the globe for the ultimate test of head-to-head skill in online and local multiplayer.
- Full Controller Support: Experience a new level of control playing with your favorite controller. The touch-sensitive trackpad of the Steam Controller mimics the original trackball, providing a new level of control for titles like Centipede® and Tempest®.
- Archive: View interactive galleries that show original, detailed packaging, arcade machines in 3D with 360-degree views, and a wealth of historical press and advertising materials.