The C64 Mini release date and details are revealed for this latest returning platform. Mini iterations of old gaming machines are all the rage and do incredibly well. With that, we see the Commodore return once as the C64 Mini release date is October 9, 2018 in North America. This is a 50% replica of the original that launched in 1982, it comes pre-loaded with 64 classic games and the fancy Joystick. This release is also attractive to kids and families thanks to its simple plug and play action.
Aspiring gamers of yesteryear can revisit the past and program their own games by just adding a keyboard, and it becomes a fully functional home computer complete with C64 BASIC. It's also pre-loaded with all the retro favorites as it comes with 64 classic titles already installed, including: California Games, Winter Games, Impossible Mission II, Boulder Dash, Jumpman, Pitstop II, Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe, Street Sports Baseball, Summer Games II, Temple of Apshai Trilogy, Uridium and more.
The unit comes equipped with two USB ports, perfect for adding an extra joystick for multiplayer games or plugging in a keyboard to create your own programming masterpieces. The unit features high definition output at 720p and 60Hz via HDMI, 4:3 ratio, US/Europe display mode options, and a CRT filter for that classic look. You're also now able to easily save your game progress at anytime. Another fancy C64 Mini feature is that it supports software updates via USB flash drive so players have continued access to improved and enhanced programming.
Relive the past with the latest home computer that hit the scene over thirty years ago. Out went the silent black and white experience and in came 64KB of RAM, color graphics, and synthesizer sound. Roll forward 36 years and kick nostalgia into overdrive with the release. The C64 Mini arrives October 9, 2018 for those wanting to revisit the classic or experience it for the first time.
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