The mythical American company has already launched its new Atari VCS.
Atari has come to life in the last decade, with ambitious plans to return to the present day of the world of video games. On the one hand, there is the launch of that new Atari VCS, its console available since mid-June with 100 pre-installed games. And on the other, as announced back in 2014, the company was trying to diversify its business based on free games, mobile games and online casinos. Well, these latest plans are coming to an end. Atari changes course again, and they will now go to focus on PC and console games.
In other words, Atari goes back to traditional business of video games. The company’s board of directors confirms that its new strategy will revolve around the creation of games “premium” for PC and consoles, with a lesser emphasis on free-to-play and mobile games. “Our intention with any gaming experience is deliver meaningful playable moments make them accessible and fun, “says its new CEO, Wade J. Rosen, in a statement shared by Games Industry.
“That is the essence of Atari and what links our history to our future. To that end, we feel that premium games [de pago] they better represent these kinds of experiences and Atari’s DNA. “This does not mean that Atari is leaving the free game market entirely. will keep some free titles runningHowever, given the current competitive climate, games such as Roller Coaster Tycoon Story, Crystal Castles, Castles & Catapults, Ninja Golf and Atari Combat: Tank Fury will be discontinued.
Along with this, the company abandons the online casino business that it had in Africa. Looking to its future, Atari seeks to create a strong catalog of “premium games on all platforms”, so they will not be exclusive to your Atari VCS, and the company’s first new games will arrive in the current fiscal year, which ends March 31, 2022. Will Atari be able to return to the path of success?
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