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Atari 5200 console and controller
Manufacturer Atari
Generation Second generation
Release date November 1982 (NA)
Media type ROM cartridge
Input 2 controller ports
Predecessor Atari 2600
Successor Atari 7800

The Atari 5200 was a second generation pre-crash video game console by Atari, and part of the Atari 8-bit family.

Released in November 1982, It was initially meant to be a sucessor to the massively popular Atari 2600, but failed due to many hardware problems, namely problems with the system's user-unfriendly, albeit innovative controller. The public never really adopted the system, nor paid it much mind at all, as the 2600 continued to dominate the market. The video game crash came a year after its launch.

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