Atari has announced that they will be conducting an online tournament for the classic video-game, Yars’ Revenge, in conjunction with the classic video-game streaming service, Antstream.

More info can be found in the following press release from Atari:

Atari Official Press Release

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Today, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and entertainment producers, Atari®, and the world’s first and largest retro game subscription service, Antstream Arcade, announced a new online streaming tournament for the Atari® 2600 classic arcade shooter, Yars’ Revenge®.

To celebrate the upcoming spring launch of the all-new Atari VCS PC/console hybrid, the now free-to-play Antstream Arcade platform will host a 10-day Yars’ Revenge leaderboard tournament from March 17 to March 26, 2021. Players will brave insectoid space ships, lasers, and other out-of-this-world obstacles as they vie for top placement on the game’s leaderboards on antstream.com.

Antstream Arcade is free-to-play to all users. Tournament entry and participation require no additional fee.

Atari’s Yars’ Revenge Returns to the Modern Age in Antstream Arcade’s Online Tournament Starting March 17 - The Illuminerdi

When: 

  • The 10-day tournament runs from March 17 to March 26, 2021

Where:

What: 

  • Shoot away the barrier, touch the Qotile behind it to power up the Zorlon Cannon, and finally, shoot the Qotile and destroy it! Repeat for a high score and watch out for the homing destroyer missile!

For further information on timing, winners, and more tournament details, follow Antstream Arcade on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook

Learn more about the all-new Atari VCS PC/console hybrid and explore preorder options at https://atarivcs.com.

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