Litecoin is one of the oldest and best known cryptocurrencies in the world. The project was started in 2011 by Charlie Lee, who claims to have sold all of his Litecoin Coins. But the cryptocurrency is still in 7th place and the development has not stopped. The Litecoin Foundation today presents a new partnership with none other than video game giant Atari.
Atari's new console is affordable with Litecoin (LTC)
The Litecoin Foundation is a Singapore-based non-profit organization that promotes the adaptation of the crypto currency Litecoin. Among other things, this should be achieved through the partnership presented today. In the press release the Foundation announces that it has partnered with none other than Atari Inc.
The partnership allows the digital currency Litecoin to be integrated into the Atari ecosystem. For example, Ataris VCS, a PC console hybrid, will be affordable with Litecoin. As a bonus, users who pay with Litecoin receive a special discount on Atari's latest gaming and streaming console. In addition, the hybrid will also be distributed via the Litecoin Foundation. No further details have been released about the integration of the cryptocurrency into the Atari ecosystem.
Further integration of Litecoin (LTC) is not excluded
Although Charlie Lee sold his Litecoin holdings years ago, he continues to work at the Foundation as a managing director. He is particularly happy to work with Atari, whose video games he grew up with:
Many of us remember growing up with Atari games. It's great to see Litecoin used in a number of ways within the Atari ecosystem. From paying for the new Atari VSC console to investing in Atari tokens. The Litecoin Foundation is pleased to see what opportunities such a partnership offers not only for Litecoin, but for cryptocurrencies in general, that the gaming industry and Atari fans.
Charlie Lee does not rule out further integration options in the future. He speaks, for example, of a possible in-game payment with the cryptocurrency or joint merchandising such as T-shirts.
Atari CEO Fred Chesnais sees convincing advantages in Litecoin:
Litecoin's ease of use and low transaction costs make the currency the perfect companion for our Atari token and other projects.
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