Evercade VS, a brand new TV-based console that performs current Evercade cartridges, was introduced by writer Blaze Entertainment. The new system will launch on November 3, 2021.
Retailing for £89.99/$99.99/€99.99, the brand new Evercade VS system permits for multiplayer motion with the sport’s cartridge-based collections. Official Evercade controllers resemble the hand held however add a number of buttons (and the hand held itself can perform as an additional controller in a pinch). Evercade VS additionally helps third-party controllers just like the Xbox Adaptive Controller and 8bitdo’s gamepad line.
You can watch the Evercade VS announcement trailer under.
The foremost promoting level of the Evercade VS is its compatibility with the prevailing Evercade library. This contains greater than 260 titles, reminiscent of new retrogames like Tanglewood, traditional collections from Technos and Jaleco and even a set of Atari Lynx video games. These cartridges save sport states, so you possibly can switch your progress between the 2 methods. Two carts are incompatible, nonetheless. The two Namco Museum collections, which had been solely licensed for handheld play, due to this fact aren’t playable on the VS.
Among the Evercade VS’ distinctive options are two cartridge slots to scale back the necessity to swap. It additionally contains TV-specific decision choices for gamers to customise the show and presentation. Additionally, it sports activities built-in Wi-Fi for firmware updates. The Evercade handheld does embody a restricted video out perform, however doesn’t enable for added controllers or show choices. As a part of this announcement, Blaze stated the hand held will probably be up to date so as to add lots of the interface options later in 2021.
You can take a look at renders of the Evercade VS in the gallery under. You also can screenshots of its new consumer interface. For instance, these embody a have a look at the system choices and a glimpse on the new visible presentation.
Preorders for the Evercade VS console will open on May 28, 2021. The base configuration, the Starter Pack, contains one controller and one to-be-announced sport. Also accessible will probably be a Premium Pack with two video games and controllers. Additionally, a Special Edition, with a novel coloration scheme, will probably be revealed at a later date. However, none of those choices embody a USB energy adapter or HDMI cable. Blaze stated this was executed to scale back the console’s worth, as most gamers have these already.
Evercade VS will launch on November 3, 2021. New Evercade cartridges like Intellivision Collection 1 Mega Cat Studios Collection 2 are additionally on the best way.