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 $199.99 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

Name Platform(s) Latest Version Libretro Core Accuracy Active Recommended
PC / x86
Stella         6.1.2 Cycle
MAME         0.221 Cycle
Z64K         Beta 3.0 Cycle
Pantheon   9.520 High
javatari
javatari.js (old)
  5.0.3 ?
z26         4.07 High ~
PCAE     2.6
2.7
High ~
CLK     2020-05-10 Mid
EMU7800   1.8 Mid
BizHawk   2.4.2 ?
Stellarator         Git ?
Gopher2600   Git ?
Mobile / ARM
Stella[N 1]     3.4.1 ?
2600.emu   1.5.2.8 ?
Ataroid   1.0.4 ?
g2600   7.2.0 ?
Console
Stella[N 1]    
     
3.4.1 ?
PSP2600   1.2.0 ?
Wii2600   0.2 ? ? ? ?
Other
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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