Pac-Man gets the battle royale treatment on Switch with Pac-Man 99

Pac-Man gets the battle royale treatment on Switch with Pac-Man 99

Super Mario Bros. 35 is gone, but Nintendo Switch online members get a new battle royale experience with Pac-Man.

Bandai Namco revealed Pac-Man 99 tonight. It will be available on April 7 from 6 p.m. Peaceful. And unlike Super Mario 35, it doesn’t appear to have an expiration date. The name is similar to Tetris 99, another Switch battle royale game based on a beloved gaming brand.

As the name suggests, 99 players each enter a Pac-Man maze and play until one remains standing. While the game is free with a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can purchase themes based on other Namco arcade classics like Galaga and Dig Dug.

Bandai Namco already experienced a Pac-Man battle royale last year with the Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle, which supported 64 players. It was also on Stadiums. I imagine this Switch game will have a little more interest.


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