Bandai Namco Europe announces that Pac-Man is celebrating its 42nd anniversary. To celebrate, a new video game and product releases multiple culture and fashion partnerships this week, as well as a new song and music video.
Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC (supports Xbox Play Anywhere) on Friday May 27th, Pac-Man Museum+ invites players to experience 14 titles from the legendary PAC-MAN series to discover or relive, including some that haven’t been available for years. The game will also be compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. In addition to the numerous “PAC-MAN” games in the virtual arcade, players will have the opportunity to customize it with cabinets, decorations and memorabilia before facing the various missions in the game.
As another part of the anniversary, a new theme song and music video will be released today. The song is called “We are PAC-MAN!” and will be performed by Kaho Kidoguchi in Japanese and English and Ann Una in Chinese.
To support the celebrations, PAC-MAN cosmetics will be available in Epic Games’ Battle Royale Fortnite on June 2nd, giving players a chance to show their appreciation for the classic character.
In addition to these announcements, PAC-MAN’s presence outside of video games continues to grow with new partnerships. Beginning June 6th, the PAC-MAN x EASTPAK collection will be available in participating stores across EMEA, the US and South Korea. This includes bags, suitcases and pencil cases. In addition, tourists visiting Paris will feel like they are in a PAC-MAN maze at Yooma Urban Lodge Paris Tour Eiffel as the hotel’s entrance hall, courtyard and corridors are decorated with immersive decoration. Starting this month, PAC-MAN and the ghosts will take over a train on subway line 5 at the computer game museum in Berlin. A PAC-MAN collection is planned for this autumn/winter in collaboration with sloggi, which will be available in several countries in Europe and Asia.