Forever spinning a fresh buck for Namco Bandai Games, today sees the official launch of PAC-MAN +Tournaments, the first free-to-play Pac-Man videogame in the classic series. The pill munching superstar is now available to download in PAC-MAN +Tournaments, exclusively for Google Play.
In addition to a completely free version of the original 1980 Pac-Man, PAC-MAN +Tournaments introduces a Tournament mode with new features that complement the tried-and-true Pac-Man formula with endless gameplay, social competition, constantly updated brand new content. Arriving on Android free of charge, PAC-MAN +Tournaments will please fans while giving a new generation of PAC-MAN players the chance to jump into one of gaming’s most iconic franchises.
“Pac-Man was the first video game available for Android phones back in 2008, and with PAC-MAN +Tournaments, we’re excited to expand our Google Play lineup with a game that revitalizes that beloved gameplay for a whole new group of fans,” said James Kucera, Head of Mobile, Namco Bandai Games America Inc. “My favourite part is the balance of new and old – players will be excited about the new Tournament mode, while the leaderboards and friend system harken back to the competitive arcade atmosphere from Pac-Man’s beginnings. [sic]”
When they’re not busy chasing down power pellets or chasing their friends up the leaderboards, PAC-MAN +Tournaments players can look forward to new Tournaments, new achievements, new mazes and scoring objectives. If that’s not enough, the most skilled players can even win real-world prizes like Pac-Man memorabilia and gadgets, delivered straight to their door (US only, at release). Eager to give fans great new content, Namco Bandai will release exclusive DLC in the future. The official trailer for PAC-MAN +Tournaments follows below, and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on the Pac-Man videogame franchise.