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Antstream Arcade comes to Xbox with over 1,300 Retro Games


Posted on July 16, 2023 by Tyler Nienburg

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Antstream Arcade Ltd, the world’s biggest collection of officially licensed retro games, announces its coming to Xbox Series XlS and Xbox One on Friday, July 21, 2023. The classics feature Space Invaders, Bubble Bobble, Metal Slug alongside 1,300 others This will make PlayStation and Nintendo titles officially playable on Xbox for the first time.

Antstream Arcade’s extensive catalog ranges from early Atari releases through Commodore, Sega, Nintendo and original PlayStation era games. These will be instantly available on Xbox One and S/X without installation, download or setup and carefully optimized through a rigorous quality control process to ensure the gameplay is as the developer intended.

The platform supports instant cloud game saves, online high scores and resume play features across multiple devices. Antstream Arcade brings a new way to play retro games being able to mod the originals to create new mini-game challenges. It will provide a fresh approach to veteran and first-time players.

Steve Cottem, CEO of Antstream says he always wanted to find a way to share scores and compete against friends.

“Despite living in an age of incredible technology, I found it wasn’t easy enough to access the games I loved growing up and I wanted to be able to easily share scores and compete against friends” he said “We believe in the preservation and accessibility of all games, the great, the impossible and the forgotten or lesser known too, I’m very proud to bring the Antstream Arcade platform to the Xbox community”.

“Many of us grew up playing these games, so the ability to stream them on Xbox consoles and share these experiences with our friends and family is incredible”.

Antstream Arcade was already available on PC, Mac, Linux, Androind, Android TV, Firestick and Samsung TV. This will be the first time it releases on a console.

As True Achievements shared, Antstream will come with a handful of achievements on Xbox. Antstream Arcade will be $29.99 USD and the Antstream Arcade – Lifetime Pass Edition will be $79.99 USD

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