ATARI 2600 (30 million units sold)

YEAR: 1979

INITIAL PRICE: $199,  $786.49 in 2016


Manufacturer Atari
Type Home video game console
Generation Second Generation
Retail availability
  • NA: September 11, 1977
  • EU: 1978
Introductory price US$199 (equivalent to $786.49 in 2016)
Discontinued January 1, 1992[1]
Units sold 30 million (As of 2004)[2]
Media ROM cartridge, Tape
CPU 8-bit MOS 6507 @ 1.19 MHz
Memory 128 bytes RAM, 4 kB ROM
Controller input Joystick
Driving Controller
Online services GameLine
Best-selling game Pac-Man, 7 million (As of September 1, 2006)[3][4]
Predecessor Atari Pong
Successor Atari 5200
Atari 2600 VCS console, full view, with joysticks and Commodore 1084S monitor partially visible. 1978 six switch model. Space Invaders game is inserted.

Got it from a friend. Works like a charm 🙂

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