It looks like shortly after Super Mario Bros 35 has been disconnected, Pac-Man 99 is here to save the day and supplement our nostalgic, frantic online multiplayer desires. Similar to Tetris 99 and Super Mario Bros 35, Pac-man 99 will be a free-to-play game for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, so if you want to munch the competition online, you have to sign up.
Check out the trailer and details:
What is Pac-Man 99?
It’s an all-new flavor of PAC-MAN! Test your chomping chops in a 99-player Pac-Royale!
A 99-player online PAC-MAN battle royale!
- 40 years after the classic Pac-phenomenon rocked the gaming world, PAC-MAN is back in a new 99-man battle royale. Get back in the maze and chase down the iconic ghosts. Who will be the last PAC-MAN standing?
Switch between eight different strategies and send Jammer Pac-Man to get in your opponents’ way!
- Eat a Power Pellets to turn the ghosts blue and make them vulnerable. Eat them to send Jammer Pac-Man to your opponents! The more ghosts you eat, the more Jammers you’ll send!
- Eat a Ghost Train for a huge comeback!
- Gain the upper hand by switching between eight different preset strategies: speed up, send extra Jammers, and more. Switching at just the right moment could give you an edge over your rivals!
Make the game look like your favorite NAMCO classics!
- You can purchase downloadable custom themes based on Xevious, GALAGA, Dig Dug, and more to change the look of the game.
- There are twenty different classic themes in all! Plus, they do more than change the graphics! Check out the sounds too!
- Which classic NAMCO title is the one for you?
Pac-Man 99 launches for Nintendo Switch Online today, April 7, and it will be made free to those subscribers.
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