Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced Pac-Man Museum+, a compilation for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One y PC (available via Steam) launching early in 2022 with 14 sets that condense the history of beginnings– Ranging from the original to platforming adventures, through formula-stirring titles like the laureates Pac-Man 256 and Pac-Man Championship Edition. You can watch the ad trailer below.
All these titles can be accessed from a hub which replicates a recreational hall that players can customize to their liking with arcade machines, decorations and collectibles. The game will have a progression system based on missions for the different titles included in the compilation. Completing them will earn coins that can be used to unlock items to customize the arcade or more missions.
The 14 games included in the package are as follows:
- Super Pac-Man
- Pac & Pal
- Pac-Man Arrangement Arcade Ver.
- Pac-Man Arrangement CS Ver.
- Pac-Man Championship Edition
- Pac Motorcycles
- Pac n Roll Remix
- Pac-Man Battle Royale
- Pac-Man 256
“Pac-Man Museum + presents a unique collection of classic and modern Pac-Man games from the more than 40-year history of the iconic video game character’s catalog,” reads the official summary provided by Bandai Namco Entertainment. “Fans and enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the iconic original arcade classic alongside more modern and frenetic titles such as Pac-Man Battle Royale, Pac-Man 256, and much more! “
Pac-Man turns 40 in 2020
Bandai Namco celebrates in 2020 the 40th anniversary of character with new games, arcade machines, music and much more. The event was celebrated in Minecraft, the Gorillaz band dedicated a song to the video game and released an augmented reality game for mobile devices, Pac-Man Geo. The celebration continued earlier this year with Pac-Man 99 exclusively for Nintendo Switch.
The Japanese company has already released a compilation of games of Pac-Man on 2014 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC under the name Pac-Man Museum It was only distributed in digital format. That title contained 10 games and went on sale for 20 euros. This new edition is still priceless.