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Pac-Man’s getting a 64-player battle royale game

Where we wakka-wakka-wakkan’, boys?

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Pac-Man is the latest classic video game franchise to jump on the battle royale craze. Bandai Namco and Heavy Iron Studios are developing Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle, a battle royale spin on the classic dot-eating maze game for up to 64 players.

Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle will be released first on Google Stadia, a platform exclusive that is playable now in demo form. The battle royale game — not to be confused with Pac-Man Battle Royale, a four-player competitive version of the game released in arcades in 2011 — will challenge players to be the last Pac-Man standing across 64 interconnected mazes.

Mega Tunnel Battle introduces new power-ups, and even includes a spectator mode that will let viewers vote on which power-ups the competitors will get access to during play. Players can also customize their Pac-person and their home maze with cosmetic items.

Bandai Namco will release Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle on Nov. 17, for $19.99. Check out the game’s first trailer above.