Pole Position

Global Total as of 02nd Sep 2017 (units): 1.18m
Platform: Atari 2600Also on: Atari 5200, Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Commodore 64
Developer: Atari Genre: Racing

Total Units

North America: 1.10m 93.1%
+ Europe: 0.07m 5.7%
+ Rest of the World: 0.01m 1.1%
= Global 1.18m

Release History

Pole Position AtariNorth America01st January 1983Retail
Pole Position AtariEurope01st January 1988Retail

Game Overview

Pole Position is single-player racing video game developed by Namco. It was originally released in September 1982 as an arcade game published by Atari and later converted to a range of home consoles including Atari 2600 and Commodore 64.

The game established the conventions of the racing game genre and its success inspired numerous imitators. Pole Position is thus regarded as one of the most influential racing games of all time.

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