Nintendo Switch Online usually adds the occasional free game for subscribers to its service from time to time. In this case, Bandai Namco has announced the premiere of Pac-Man 99, as an exclusively free title for Online of the hybrid console.
The new proposal of the famous arcade saga focuses on the battle royale format. ¿Pac-Man battle royale? Yes, indeed, and if you have already played titles like Tetris 99 or Super Mario Bros. 35, surely you will get the idea immediately. We leave you with the trailer:
The title, which arrives on the Nintendo Switch eShop today, April 7, proposes some mechanics never seen in the saga. You have to survive for two in these games, since not only will we have to avoid the ghosts of our game, but also other players will be able to attack us.
The player himself can also launch attacks by adopting various strategies (speed up the game, send other Pac-Man …) and eating your own ghosts. If you do, you can send them to other players, which will make their situation even more precarious. The objective will be to survive as long as possible and defeat the other 99 players.
To bring more variation to this title, of frenzied result, Pac-Man 99 lets you get up to 20 custom themes Downloadable among which are Xevious, Galaga, Dig Dug and other popular retro titles.
It will be time to become the Pac-One. What do you think of the proposal? Given what has been seen, this battle royale formula could be implemented in other arcade games. The announcement comes just after the new patch that the console has received. Nintendo Switch update 12.00 available: these are the news that it incorporates.