Atari and Fig launch Atari Game Pool to fund future titles End-shutdown

Atari and Fig, the video game division of the Republic platform, have released the Atari GamePool crowdfunding campaign.

The group aims to raise between $1 million and $15 million by August 6 to fund the creation of future titles. In its first 24 hours, the campaign raised $100,000.

With the capital raised, Atari intends to attract third-party developers to create new titles from its IP library that include Pong, Centipede, and Asteroids.

The minimum investment sponsors can make is $500 and the maximum is $1 million.

Fig’s crowdfunding campaigns offer investors the opportunity to receive payments based on the success of endgames.

Two or three of the biggest games will receive a budget of $1 million to $5 million, with the hope of generating $10 million to $25 million in sales.

In addition, four to six smaller projects will have budgets of $500,000 to $1 million, with sales targets up to $10 million.

The game publisher is already working with other creators on new titles for their classic game franchises.

last month, interviewed Jeff Minter about Atari’s arcade game reimagining Akka Arrh.

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