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The Fairchild Channel F is a home video game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976. It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge–based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor. It was launched as the Video Entertainment System, or VES, but when Atari released their VCS the next year, Fairchild renamed its machine. By 1977, the Fairchild Channel F had sold 250,000 units and trailed behind the VCS.
|Platform name||Fairchild Channel F|
|Abbreviation||Fairchild Channel F|
|First released on||Monday 1st of November 1976|
|Game count||30 (27 exclusives)|
|Rating||5/10 (1 votes)|