Today, iconic consumer brand and interactive entertainment producer Atari named Bluemouth Interactive as its official Atari VCS™ distributor for the Australian & New Zealand market.
Bluemouth Interactive is a leading independent supplier of video game, mobile phone, and audio accessories in Australia and New Zealand. Bluemouth’s award-winning product portfolio and distribution capability have positioned the business at the leading edge of entertainment distribution — making it a perfect fit for the Atari VCS PC/console hybrid entertainment device.
“We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Bluemouth Interactive to bring the Atari VCS overseas to Australia and New Zealand,” said Atari CEO Frédéric Chesnais. “Bluemouth Interactive is an experienced distributor of video games, accessories, and gaming hardware, making them the ideal partner to help Atari launch its first new homing gaming system in decades.”
Launching this November, the Atari VCS lineup of video computer systems, bundles, and peripherals are available for preorder at GameStop.com, Walmart.com, and AtariVCS.com in North America. Preorders are now also open from Australian/New Zealander retailers EB Games, JB HiFi, The Gamesmen, Catch.com.au, Mightape.co.nz, and Atarivcs.com.au.
The Atari VCS 800 (8GB) Onyx Base system will retail for just AU$699.95 (NZ$749.95, $299.99 USD), while Atari VCS 800 “All-In” system bundles include the Atari VCS Classic Joystick (available separately for AU$109.95 (NZ$129.95, $59.99 USD) and Atari VCS Modern Controller AU$109.95 (NZ$129.95, $59.99 USD) all for AU$849.95 (NZ$899.95, $399.99 USD) combined. The Atari VCS Classic Joystick and Modern Controllers were created in partnership with PowerA. Additional Atari VCS international presale dates will be announced soon.