Atari 2600 emulators

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Atari VCS / Atari 2600
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Developer Atari, Inc.
Type Home video game console
Generation Second generation
Release date 1977
Discontinued 1992
Successor Atari 5200
Emulated

The Atari 2600 (also known as Video Computer System or simply VCS) is a second-generation console released by Atari on September 11, 1977. It retailed for $199 and had a 6507 CPU at 1.19 MHz with 128 bytes of RAM. It had a 160x192 16-color, out of 128, display.

Emulators[edit]

Name Operating System(s) Latest Version Libretro Core Accuracy Active Recommended
PC
Stella Multi-platform 6.0.1 Cycle
MAME Multi-platform 0.213 Cycle
Z64K Multi-platform Beta 3.0 Cycle
Pantheon Windows 8.672 High
javatari
javatari.js (old)
Web Browser 5.0.1 ?
z26 Multi-platform 4.06 High ~
PCAE Windows, DOS 2.6
2.7
High ~
CLK macOS and UNIXalikes 2019-08-04 Mid
EMU7800 Windows 1.8 Mid
BizHawk Windows 2.3.2 ?
Stellarator Multi-platform Git ?
Console
Stella[N 1] Multi-platform 3.4.1 ?
PSP2600 PlayStation Portable 1.2.0 ?
Wii2600 Wii 0.2 ? ? ? ?
Mobile
Stella[N 1] Multi-platform 3.4.1 ?
2600.emu Android 1.5.2.8 ?
Ataroid Android 1.0.4 ?
g2600 Android 7.2.0 ?
Minecraft
1FPS Atari 2600 Emulator Minecraft Datapacks 0.2 ?
  1. 1.0 1.1 Only available on consoles and mobile as a libretro core (e.g. RetroArch).

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