Retro icon and publishing juggernaut Atari has been quite busy this year, showcasing a myriad of new titles and partnerships in celebration of the company's 50th anniversary. Today, we reveal yet another exciting addition to their already robust lineup: the first title to pilot the “recharged” treatment, Missile Command: Recharged, is getting a full 2.0 rework and re-releasing as a brand new title in the hugely popular Atari Recharged series that revisits and reimagines the most beloved Atari titles from the golden age of gaming.
Key Features of Missile Command: Recharged Include:
Power Yourself Up to Shoot ‘Em Down: Don’t just target missiles — take aim at all-new power-ups that will give you special tools, including powerful missiles, shields, and even a screen-clearing special blast
Unlockable Upgrades: In Arcade Mode, use accumulated points you earn to upgrade defensive attributes that will keep you in the game longer — if you use them wisely!
Local Co-op with a Co-Pilot: Tag in a friend to play any mode in local co-op and coordinate to fend off the enemy onslaught
King of the Leaderboard: Compete in global leaderboards and aim to claim bragging rights as the top missile commander
Missile Command: Recharged releases on PC, PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and Atari VCS on November 1, 2022, for $9.99. Fans who purchased the original ($2.99) will retain access to that version, and can enjoy a 30% discount on the new version.