Atari to Launch 'Atari' and 'Pong' Cryptocurrencies

Atari to Launch 'Atari' and 'Pong' Cryptocurrencies

Legendary gaming company Atari is to launch its own cryptocurrrencies to be used on its own decentralized platform with the aim of hosting multiple gaming and digital entertainment.

iGaming is a rapidly growing industry, and with the capabilities of blockchain and online gaming combined, it’s no surprise Atari want a piece of the action.

Atari was founded in 1972 in Sunnyvale, California, but ownership has changed several times since then. The company currently belongs to Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA, which have knowingly had a keen interest in the crypto space.

It’s Not Atari’s First Foray Into Crypto

It’s no secret that Atari are invested heavily in crypto innovation. The gaming giant revealed back in 2018 that it was partnering Infinity Networks, Ltd (INL) with the sole purpose of creating a blockchain gaming project.

However, the project, which was meant to have its own ‘Atari Token’, was taking too long for Atari’s liking and the gaming giant decided to terminate the partnership. Read More...