Atari 2600 Games for Windows
Free Atari 2600 games
Most games for the Atari 2600 came on cartridges, as the 2600 was one of the first gaming consoles. These cartridges have been converted for PC to files with .BIN, .ROM or .A26 extension and can only be run with an emulator like the one mentioned below. There are several websites from where you can download these game files.
Though freely available, these games are still copyrighted. This means that you're officially allowed to play the game, only when you own the original.
Play those classic Atari 2600 games!
To play those great Atari games on a PC with Windows 11 or Windows 10, you need an emulator. This is a software program that emulates (imitates) the Atari 2600 computer on modern operating systems. We have found the best emulator:
Atari 2600 collection on Archive.org
You can also play a lot of Atari 2600 games directly in your browser through the Atari 2600 collection of Archive.org.