Atari said it has delayed shipment of the until the spring, the second time it’s done so for fans who placed their preorders on IndieGogo. It is the latest sign, including a contractor resignation, that the console launch is going slower than planned.
Chief operating office Michael Arzt said in a that the Atari VCS will not ship to IndieGogo supporters in December as previously promised. Those who preordered their machines for $250-plus could still get their deliveries ahead of the general ship date of March for the broader launch.
, a co-creator of the Xbox and cofounder of The Last Gameboard, said he quit as lead architect for Atari, and he said that Atari did not pay his company, Tin Giant, for six months