Microsoft digs lost copies Atari 2600 game ET




There are lost copies of the ET game for the Atari 2600 found in a search that has been put. Engineered by Microsoft On a garbage dump in New Mexico, the cartridges were found. According to rumors, there are millions of copies.

The discovery of ET cartridges was first reported by an employee of Microsoft’s Xbox team on Twitter. With digging up the copies of the Atari 2600 game is a persistent, 31-year-old rumor confirmed. Atari has reportedly dumped millions of copies of the game at the dump near Alma Gordo in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Despite the finding, the number of cartridges dumped remains to be confirmed.

Earlier this month, let Microsoft know that it will convert the lost ET cartridges. a search string For this, the company is working with businesses and Fuel Lightbox, specializing in excavations. The quest is part of a documentary on the videogame industry.

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The ET game for the Atari 2600 came out in 1983, around the time the movie was released by Steven Spielberg. The game would be put together in less than six weeks and flopped shortly after its release. Although there are about 1.5 million copies sold Atari was left with millions of cartridges, and there would be half a billion dollar loss incurred on the project.

Flopping the game ET is seen as one of the causes of the videogame recession of the 80s. Since 1983 the turnover from console games in North America, probably crashed by a plethora of games of poor quality. Several companies subsequently went bankrupt, which almost led to the demise of the console industry.


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