Atari 7800 Game Console System for Sale

Atari 7800 game system consoleThe Atari 7800 ProSystem video game console was originally released in 1984 as the successor to its previous model Atari 5200, but the new system was abruptly shelved due to the sale of the company Atari Inc. during the video game crash that occurred between 1983 and 1985. This system was eventually re-released in January 1986 by the Atari Corporation. It's competition at that time was the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and the Sega Master System. Unlike the 5200, the 7800 was fully backwards compatible with the Atari 2600 game cartridges and sold at an affordable price. However, due to the success of the NES, Atari as well as Sega Master System had a harder time attracting game developers before Nintendo so the 7800 did not have a popular library games such as the NES. atari 7800 game cartridgesThe Atari 7800 was able to get a few games from Nintendo developed such as Donkey Kong and Mario Brothers. The game system had about 59 licensed games and 14 aftermarket games during its run. Atari kept the system active until 1991 due to the tremendous success of the Nintendo game systems which controlled about 80% of the North American market by 1992.  Even though time has passed, you can still buy your very own Atari 7800 game consoles which are for sale online for new classic video game fans!  Below, you can shop for mint condition Atari 7800 systems and video game cartridges on sale.

CONSOLE ATARI 7800 BOXED English Edition
Ends Wednesday Nov-26-2014 8:32:55 PST

Joust Atari 7800 Game CIB Complete in Box Boxed for the 7800 Atari System
Ends Wednesday Nov-26-2014 15:40:18 PST

Atari 7800 Console Untested
Ends Wednesday Nov-26-2014 16:01:23 PST

ATARI 7800 Video System IMPOSSIBLE MISSION Game Manual Instruction Booklet Only
Ends Wednesday Nov-26-2014 19:14:01 PST

Atari 7800 Black Console NTSC with 14 games
$40.00 (1 Bid)
Ends Wednesday Nov-26-2014 20:56:46 PST

Atari 7800 ready to play
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 15:00:29 PST

Atari 7800 console Complete in box Matching numbers NTSC
$73.00 (31 Bids)
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 15:10:08 PST

Atari 7800 System Console with two controllers manual bundle
$16.00 (1 Bid)
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 16:31:41 PST

ATARI 2600 7800 System SPACE INVADERS Combat AIR SEA BATTLE Game Lot Set w Box
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 18:41:35 PST

Lot of 2 Defective Atari 7800 Pro Systems AS IS For Parts or Repair
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 19:01:10 PST

Consola Atari 7800 buen estado + 12 juegos muy buen estado
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 3:30:48 PST

Atari Flashback Mini 7800 Console Only Tested w Universal Power Supply
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 8:10:20 PST

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