Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 is a home video game console by Atari, Inc released on September 11, 1977.

For five years, 1977 until late 1982, the system was officially sold as Atari VCS, an abbreviation for Video Computer System. Following the release of the Atari 5200 in November 1982, the VCS was renamed to the "Atari 2600", after the unit's Atari part number, CX2600.


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