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The A500 Mini: Where to buy the new Amiga retro console

The Amiga 500 Mini is already on sale for under £100.

The Commodore Amiga 500 now has a mini version packed with 25 classic games. It's the latest mini retro console to join the line-up of revived classic systems.

Much like the C64 Mini, the unit is being published by Retro Games Ltd and distributedby Koch Media. The compact reimagining of the personal computer is now available to buy from various online retailers in the UK and Ireland, and available to pre-order in the US.

Here we dive into all you need to know about the A500 Mini release date, price, games, features and where to buy at the cheapest price.

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How much is the A500 Mini and when did it come out?

The Amiga 500 Mini has an RRP of £119.99, €129.99 or $139.99. It's initial release date was 25th March 2022 to mark the 35th anniversary of the home computer's launch but was later pushed back to April 8th 2022. It's out now in the UK and the EU. According to the Amazon US product page, the A500 Mini is due out on 31st May 2022.

Where can I buy the A500 Mini?

Retro Games Ltd is working with Koch Media to distribute the mini retro console and it is currently available to purchase at Amazon, Base, 365 Games, The Game Collection, ShopTo and Game in the UK. The cheapest place to currently pick up the console in the UK is from The Game Collection for just £99.95.

GameStop Ireland is also stocking the A500 mini. You can only pre-order the A500 Mini at Amazon in the US at the moment. However we will of course, update this page when more US retailers decide to sell it.

Check out the table below for the best prices for the Amiga 500 Mini below:

Retailer Price
Amazon UK £109.99
Base £104.85
The Game Collection £99.95
ShopTo (on back order) £112.85
Game £119.99
GameStop Ireland €129.99
Amazon US $139.99

What games are included with the A500 Mini?

The new Amiga 500 Mini comes with 25 games built into the console. You can find them all below:

  • Alien Breed 3D
  • Alien Breed 3D Special Edtion 92
  • Another World
  • Arcade Pool
  • ATR: All Terrain Racing
  • Battle Chess
  • Cadaver
  • California Games
  • Dragon's Breath
  • F-16 Combat Pilot
  • Kick Off 2
  • Paradroid 90
  • Pinball Dreams
  • Project-X: Special Edition 93
  • Qwak
  • Simon The Sorcerer
  • Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe
  • Stunt Car Racer
  • Super Cars 2
  • The Chaos Engine
  • The Lost Patrol
  • The Sentinel
  • Titus the Fox
  • Worms: The Director's Cut
  • Zool: Ninja Of The Nth Dimension

What features are included in THEA500 Mini?

Inspired by the 16-bit Commodore personal computer, THEA500 Mini console features emulation of the original A500 (OCS) chipset and the Advanced Graphics Architecture (AGA) of the A1200. That means it can run accurately run games from the Amigas 500, 600 and 1200 era. The retro-styled unit will also have the ability to side-load your own games via USB with WHDLoad support.

It sports the typical features you'd find in most mini consoles these days, including a save and resume functionality, 50Hz and 60Hz screen refresh options in 720p HD, a CRT filter and a number of scaling options.

The A500 Mini comes with both the classic 2-button mouse and a new 8-button precision gamepad. And since the keyboard on the A500 Mini is tiny and unusable, you can plug in a standard USB PC keyboard for alternative functionality.

Digital Foundry's A500 Mini review described the console as "a great intro to the world of Commodore Amiga". Be sure to check out Audi's detailed review if you're still undecided on whether to buy one.

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