Recently, as a way to keep people indoors during the Covid-19 scare, find our article Here, Bandai Namco gave away _ on Xbox, Playstation, and steam.
Now Bandai Namco Entertainment wanted a unique way to celebrate Pac-Man’s 40th birthday. Pac-Man is more than just one of the original video game characters, as he is also a pop culture icon who has kept his relevance through the years on name recognition alone!
While the day was on May 22, that he was created in 1980, the events have been going on since January, here are a couple of them…
Pac-Man will be appearing in Minecraft, through a specialty DLC. Players can traverse a Pac-Man mazes in the game of Minecraft!
Bandai Namco Entertainment will also be bringing PAC-MAN LIVE STUDIO to Twitch. Starting in or after June, up to four players will be able to play online on Twitch thanks to their partnership with Amazon Games.
If you’d rather a piece of history for your house to celebrate his birth, you can pre-order the 40th Anniversary Arcade machine for Pac-Man for only $399.99. Pre-purchase yours Here!
You can even purchase a Pac-Man Tamagotchi toy Here, which was released earlier this year.
They are releasing Pac-Man and the Ghostly Snack Attack, a Pac-Man Stories series available on Amazon’s Alexa this summer.
A Pac-Man is also releasing a 40th Anniversary Book from Cook & Becker, talking about the life of Pac-Man, find out more Here.
Japanese Techno artist Ken Ishii is releasing PAC-MAN 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLABORATION vol.1, PAC-MAN 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLABORATION vol.2, and PAC-MAN 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLABORATION vol.3 of Pac-Man music on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Qobuz, and Deezer.
While partnering with Giants Enterprises, Pac-Man is throwing a special virtual race. People can register online and walk or run 40 miles from now till September. Tickets are $40 for US residents, and $70 for International participants, sign up Here before they run out!
So there is a lot going on to celebrate this awesome video game character, how will you celebrate?