Atari has announced that they will be conducting an online tournament for the classic video-game, Yars’ Revenge, in conjunction with the classic video-game streaming service, Antstream.
More info can be found in the following press release from Atari:
Atari Official Press Release
Today, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and entertainment producers, Atari®, and the world’s first and largest retro game subscription service, Antstream Arcade, announced a new online streaming tournament for the Atari® 2600 classic arcade shooter, Yars’ Revenge®.
To celebrate the upcoming spring launch of the all-new Atari VCS PC/console hybrid, the now free-to-play Antstream Arcade platform will host a 10-day Yars’ Revenge leaderboard tournament from March 17 to March 26, 2021. Players will brave insectoid space ships, lasers, and other out-of-this-world obstacles as they vie for top placement on the game’s leaderboards on antstream.com.
Antstream Arcade is free-to-play to all users. Tournament entry and participation require no additional fee.
- The 10-day tournament runs from March 17 to March 26, 2021
- All United States-based players can enter the tournament for free and play on PC, mobile, or Atari VCS via Antstream’s ad-supported service. Paid subscription plans are also available.
- Learn more and discover gameplay tips and tricks: https://www.antstream.com/post/antstream-arcade-archive-yars-revenge
- Shoot away the barrier, touch the Qotile behind it to power up the Zorlon Cannon, and finally, shoot the Qotile and destroy it! Repeat for a high score and watch out for the homing destroyer missile!
For further information on timing, winners, and more tournament details, follow Antstream Arcade on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Learn more about the all-new Atari VCS PC/console hybrid and explore preorder options at https://atarivcs.com.
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