Arcade Machine Editions Explained

All BA arcade machines are available in 3 different editions…
Play, Media or Elite
All our arcade machine editions come with access to over 10000 classic retro games with the option to easily add many 1000’s more at your leisure.

Play Editions Game-only arcades designed to just PLAY classic retro games

As our most budget-conscious edition, the Play series arcade machines are for those who just want to play the classic retro games. Plays are the perfect solution for on location users (ie offices, receptions, etc) or those retro gamers who don’t require any multimedia functionality. BA Play versions are essentially game-only machines with 2 USB ports located on the machine for any settings changes and to allow you to add any extra games/emulators. Plays have a top gaming menu designed for you to just play games and allow you the ability to run 10000+ games from yesteryear. These include pretty much all of the classic arcade games machine titles as well as most games from older consoles such as the NES, SNES, Master System and Megadrive.

0-play title icon

1-arcade games

4-2-add console games

3-over 5000 games

2 usb ports

5-console joypads

6-add lightgun etc

7-next-gen compatibility

Play editions can easily be made to run 15+ arcade/console systems including…


Media Editions Arcade games centres designed for Media + even more games

Our Media series are a significant step-up in terms of power and functionality. BA Media’s are designed as arcade gaming centers with infinite expansion possibilities. Medias have an i3 dual core PC with 2TB hard drive and a more powerful graphics card making it effortless to add more games. The Media’s also include built-in Wi-Fi, a DVD-RW, 4 external USB ports, a wireless mouse/keyboard and full Windows OS so you can also use your machine as a download station, jukebox or karaoke. Media systems can be made to run great gaming menus like Hyperspin and have the ability to play 25000+ games including all the games that come with the PLAY as well as games from older consoles such as the Mega CD, 32X and Saturn as well as the Jaguar and N64.

media title icon

1-arcade games

2-add console games

3-over 10000 games

4 usb ports

5-console joypads

6-add lightgun etc

7-next-gen compatibility

8-i3 cpu


10-nvidia gpu







17-85 emulators


19-upgrade any element

Media editions can easily be made to run 50+ arcade/console systems including…


Elite Editions Elite arcade games centres designed as the best of the best

Our Elite editions are quite simply – the best! Elites are amazing as they are elite arcade games centers with a super-powered i7 quad core, 8GB RAM with a total of 4TB’s of space (1TB for windows + 3TB for games!) and a top GTX graphics card as well as BOSE speakers, HDMI out, Blu-Ray drive and a handheld mouse/keyboard. All Elites can be made to play 50000+ games including all arcade and console games as on the Play/Media as well as games requiring more power such as new PC games and games from modern consoles such as Gamecube, Dreamcast, PS1, Wii as well as Taito type X arcade games, SEGA model 2/3 games and much more. Most of these games run in amazingly hi-res thanks to the graphics card – it really must be seen to be believed!

elite title icon

1-arcade games

2-add console games

3-over 15000 games

4 usb ports

4-add lightgun etc

5-console joypads

6-next-gen compatibility

7-i7 cpu


9-nvidia gtx







16-85 emulators


18-upgrade any element


21-full hd

nvidia gpu

Elite editions can easily be made to run 85+ arcade/console systems including…


Here’s a comparison table:

Play Media Elite
Accessible Games 10,000+ 10,000+ 10,000+
Compatible Emulators 15+ 50+ 85+
Compatible Games 10,000+ 25000+ 50000+ (Full HD)
Operating System Windows 7 Windows 10 Windows 10
CPU Dual-Core Pentium i3 Dual-Core intel i3 logo i7 Quad-Core intel i7 logo
Memory (RAM) 1GB 4GB 8GB
Hard Disk Size 80GB 2TB 3+1TB
Graphics Card Onboard nVidia GT nvidia logo nVidia GTX nvidia logo
USB Ports 2 Rear 4 Front 4 Front
Speakers 2.1 Speakers 2.1 Speakers 2.1 bose logo
Optical Drive None DVD-RW Blu-Ray blu-ray logo
Keyboard + Mouse None Microsoft Wireless Palm-Sized
Wi-Fi None Yes Yes
Multimedia Features None Yes Yes
Jukebox None Yes Yes
HDMI Out None Optional Yes