39 New Retro Games Added To Upcoming Atari 50: Expanded Edition

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Atari 50 has been a popular pickup for many retro gamers wanting to experience ATARI’s incredible games selection alongside the ability to learn more about their history, featuring unique interviews, videos and artwork never seen before.

ATARI and Digital Eclipse revealed that they are releasing Atari 50: Expanded edition whic includes 39 new retro games and two “new timelines”. One timeline is called “The Wider World of Atari” and according to ATARI:

“it includes 19 playable games and eight video segments, takes a series of deep dives into stories from Atari history, showing how Atari continued to influence creators and fans over the decades. New interviews, vintage ads, historical artifacts, and more have all been researched and presented with Digital Eclipse’s signature style. Highlights from the new timeline include a deep dive into Stern Electronics’ robot-blasting Berzerk; unusual and underappreciated innovations and hidden gems from the late 1980s; a spotlight on the artist Evelyn Seto, who helped create the iconic “Fuji” Atari logo; Pong creator Al Alcorn explaining the birth of Breakout; and an exploration of the fan base’s role in discovering unreleased prototypes, creating “homebrew” games, and preserving Atari history”.

The second timeline is called “The First Console War”

“which includes 20 playable games and half-dozen video segments, tells the story of the first major console war in the gaming industry between the Atari 2600 and Mattel’s Intellivision. The team at Digital Eclipse curates an exploration of the rivalry, including Mattel’s quixotic decision to create games for the competing Atari 2600. Highlights include a selection of M Network games, including some fan-favorites; a mix of Atari and M Network sports games, and some rare Atari 2600 and 5200 prototypes. New interview features include former Intellivision game director Don Daglow, M Network programmer Jane Terjung, Activision‘s David Crane and Garry Kitchen, homebrew programmer Dennis Debro, and historians Leonard Herman and Mike Mika”.

A standard edition which comes physically will be available for PS5 and Nintendo Switch for $39.99, alongside a SteelBook edition that will be available exclusively for Nintendo Switch that features art cards, arcade cabinet marquee signs and AI Alcorn Replica Syzygy Co. business card for $49.99. Digital downloads are available on

The game launches on October 25th, previous ATARI 50 customers will be able to download the the expanded edition via DLC, instead of having to buy the entire game again.

Digital downloads will also be available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch and PC too.

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