Pac-Man Gets a Battle Royale Game on Google Stadia

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Pac-Man Gets a Battle Royale Game on Google Stadia

October 20, 2020

By: Robert N. Adams

 
 

A Stadia Pac-Man game has been announced and is set to launch next month, but there's a demo you can play today! Strangest of all, this celebration of the Pac-Man 40th anniversary is a Battle Royale.

Google Stadia will be giving players the opportunity to play three games for free over the next three days. Two of the games were already pretty well-known, but a new title is kicking off Google Stadia's Three Days of Demos: Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle.

Check out the trailer for the Stadia Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle Announcement to see this game in action!

What is the Stadia Pac-Man Game?

The Stadia Pac-Man game is a Battle Royale experience. 64 players will face off against one another until only one Pac-Man remains in the bunch! This won't just be a rehash of the classic gameplay, either — new power-ups, character customization, and mazes will be debuting with this game.

 
 

Furthermore, Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle will feature support for Stadia Crowd Control. Spectators will be able to vote on power-ups that can cause some trouble in the game. Aside from Elimination Mode, one other unnamed game mode will be available at launch.

Stadia Pac-Man slice

Stadia's Three Days of Demos

Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle will be the first of three demos available to Stadia owners over the next three days. Here's what Stadia owners can play for free this week:

  • Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle Demo – October 20–October 27 at 12:00 PM EDT
  • Humankind Beta – October 21–? (tentatively October 28)
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising Demo —October 22–? (tentatively October 29)

The Stadia Pac-Man game will only be available for a week; presumably, the other two demos will be available for roughly the same amount of time.

When is the Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle Release Date?

The Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle release date is November 17, 2020. The game will exclusively debut on Stadia at the price of $19.99 or your regional equivalent.

Until then, you can play the new Stadia Pac-Man demo right now! Keep an eye on the Stadia Blog for more information about the other two games over the next two days.

 
 

What do you think of Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle? What other classic games would you like to see get the Battle Royale treatment? Let us know in the comments below!

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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!

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