Pac-Man 99 announced for Switch

Due out on April 7 as a free exclusive for Nintendo Switch Online members.

Pac-Man 99

Bandai Namco has announced Pac-Man 99 for Switch. It will launch via the Nintendo eShop on April 7 as a free exclusive for Nintendo Switch Online members.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:

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?

Watch the announcement trailer below.

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