Lego Atari 2600
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Hey, are there any excited Lego fans here? Lego Atari 2600 coming back soon! We’ll list down the details you need to know, where and how to buy. Stick around with us here!

Lego Atari 2600

A few days ago, July 19th, LEGO Group confirms the (once again!) arrival of the LEGO Atari 2600! Consider this a throwback from the past when you see the recreation of one of the most famous consoles in history. The original creation of the Atari VCS/ 2600 dates back to 1977 when it became a hit.

The LEGO Atari 2600 now is based on the 1980 revised version with a four-switch. Additionally, the announcement and comeback of the LEGO console is a celebration of its 50th anniversary. Let’s walk you through the console’s recreated version!

Lego Atari 2600 Set

Lego Atari 2600 Set
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According to LEGO Group’s official website, these are the specifications of the LEGO product:

  • Age – 18+
  • Main console model measures in the following:
    · over 3 in. (8 cm) high
    · 13 in. (33 cm) wide
    · 8.5 in. (22 cm) deep
  • Pieces: 2532
  • LEGO Atari 2600 Set features the following:
    · Console, Iconic game cartridges, 3D recreation of the 2D games, Joystick, and Surprise open mechanism

Moreover, what is LEGO without building? This release is a little too exciting for LEGO fans, from unboxing your Atari, and to building your own console. A new challenge for fans is to start from the brick form, and slowly try out the joystick just moves like the original version. Oh, the nostalgia that this newest LEGO console would bring!

Of course, LEGO would not miss out on the famous Atari cartridges, and yes, on brick format too! The Asteroids™, Adventure, and Centipede™ are at your service! Additionally, you can select through the switch if you have a colored or black and white television. Now, let’s move forward to where and how to buy the console!

What More To Expect

Lego Atari 2600 Package
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There are a few specifications that would probably persuade you in buying your own! The console is plug-in and play and the front panel has functioning switches. It has the aforementioned iconic titles in Asteroids, Adventure. and Centipede. Relive the good old days with its original game design, the one with the vignette designs? Build them! Also, the classic cartridges are present, along with the loved joystick! Interested to buy it?

Where to Buy the Atari 2600

Curious about where to purchase the console? We got you! You can purchase it directly from the LEGO store online. Of course, you can also buy the LEGO Atari 2600 at the LEGO official shops if you have any nearby! Moreover, you can watch this video which is less than a minute, posted by LEGO on their Twitter account to announce the comeback of the nostalgic console. See the video below!

How to Buy the Atari 2600

Are you ready to build these 2,500+ pieces into your own console? It retails for around $239.99. Unfortunately, there is no pre-order option. However, you can purchase it on the day of its release, August 1, 2022! You can visit LEGO’s official site to know more about this release!

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