Intellivision Amico delayed to April 2021

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Upcoming retro video games console pushed again six months attributable to “constraints imposed by the worldwide pandemic”

Intellivision’s return to console manufacturing has been delayed, with its upcoming Amico gadget now attributable to launch in April 2021.

The console, which specialises in retro-style video games, was initially slated for launch on October 10, 2020 — in the identical quarter because the anticipated launches of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X.

However throughout a web-based press occasion in the present day, the corporate revealed it has delayed the launch by six months to April 15, 2021.

An official launch states the choice comes after efforts to “overcome the myriad of obstacles and constraints imposed by the worldwide pandemic.”

The console was first unveiled in October 2018 and was made out there for pre-order earlier this yr. Throughout its first week, it pre-sold over 10,000 units with reviews that retailers had ordered greater than 100,000 models.

The gadget has since raised a further $5.5 million via a Fig crowdfunding campaign.

At the moment’s occasion unveiled new particulars for upcoming Amico video games, together with Earthworm Jim four and partnerships with Sesame Road and Mattel.

It is going to be stocked by a number of main international retailers, together with Amazon, GameStop and Walmart.

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