Preorders for the Ataribox, the classic game company’s take on a NES Classic retro console, are slated to go live this Thursday, according to a report from CNET citing an email from Atari sent out today to interested consumers.
The Ataribox was first teased back at E3 in June and then in a more formal unveiling in July, in which the Atari 2600-inspired PC was shown in two customization options: a wood-like finish or a more modern and sleek black and red look.
The device will have a custom AMD processor and run Linux, making it capable of playing both classic Atari games and mid-tier PC titles.
Atari expects to sell the device for between $250 and $300.
The company originally planned to sell it through an Indiegogo campaign, but it’s……