Atari has licensed its title for numerous model partnerships within the gaming house, however the firm’s newest deal to construct eight Atari-branded inns marks its foray into the hospitality trade. The corporate introduced a licensing take care of US actual property developer True North Studio and GSD group to construct eight inns within the US. Building will start in Phoenix in mid-2020, with extra inns to return in Austin, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Jose, and Seattle.
The “video game-themed vacation spot” will supply gaming playgrounds that embody VR and AR video games, and a few places can have venues and studios to accommodate e-sports occasions. Atari says the inns can have assembly rooms, co-working areas, eating places, bars, a bakery, a movie show, and a health club. The corporate says it’ll be a vacation spot for households and enterprise vacationers, which lends itself to a hilarious picture of a businessman making an attempt to print one thing within the assembly room whereas a Fortnite event occurs within the subsequent room.
Atari will obtain 5 % of lodge income, and it acquired a $600,000 advance for inking the deal. The lodge can be positioned near Steve Wozniak’s Woz U college campus in Arizona, which can be related to the Phoenix-based GSD Group.
In the meantime, the event of the Atari VCS retro console has been reported to be present process vital difficulties, with the console’s lead architect claiming that he hadn’t been paid in over six months. If Atari, a gaming firm, is having this a lot hassle with constructing a sport console, it paints a troubling image of how the inns will end up.