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A brand new version of the highly acclaimed PAC-MAN game has been announced in conjunction with PAC-MAN’s annual birthday!

Sydney, Australia – May 24rd, 2016 – The yellow 80’s icon with a voracious appetite celebrates his 36th anniversary with the announcement of the highly acclaimed PAC-MAN 256 mobile game now coming to home console & PC systems. Developed by Hipster Whale and 3 Sprockets, PAC-MAN 256 will be digitally available on June 21st on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC through Steam.

Click here to watch the announcement trailer:

PAC-MAN 256 allows fans to play the award winning mobile game on console with new features exclusive to the console versions. In addition to the social sharing option and 10 themes unlocked, they will be able to play with up to 4 friends via the local co-op multiplayer mode. Players will have to work together to eat all Pac-Dots & Power Pellets, and overcome the notorious ghost ensemble: Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde. And of course the infamous “256 Glitch” from the mobile version is back alongside the crazy power-ups!

“We have really enjoyed working with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and Hipster Whale on PAC-MAN 256 for mobile, and having the opportunity to ship it on the latest generation of consoles and PC is the icing on the cake for us! We can’t wait to see how much fun players have with it” says Seon Rozenblum, Director at 3 Sprockets.

Benjamin Prénom, Project Owner at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S declares “We wanted everyone to enjoy PAC-MAN 256, so it was a logical decision to make it available on PS4, Xbox One and PC. The brand new local multiplayer mode, exclusive to the console and pc version, makes it even more accessible: get ready for maximum fun playing up to 4 players at the same time!”

With the anniversary of gaming’s first international superstar comes an amazing discount on the PAC-MAN 256 mobile game. “Coin Doubler” will be available for €2.99 instead of €4.99 from May 19th to May 27th. Other festive activities are also organized on the PAC-MAN community page on

Fans will not have to wait long as PAC-MAN 256 will be available on June 21st on PlayStation®4 via the PlayStation®Network, Xbox One via the Xbox Games Store and PC through Steam and for a suggested one time price of €4,99*

* Local currency price may vary

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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles PC and mobile, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™.

About Hipster Whale

Hipster Whale is an indie studio in Melbourne, Australia and the talent behind the smash hit Crossy Road. With more than 80 million downloads since its release in November 2014, Crossy Road has been hailed as ‘free-to-play done right’. Hipster Whale are re-inventing the mobile free-to-play model and prides in putting their players first and pushing the boundaries whilst taking inspiration from traditional and retro video games.

PAC-MAN™256 &©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

©2014-2015 Hipster Whale Pty Ltd


About 3 sprokets

Based in Melbourne Australia, 3 Sprockets is a multi-award winning, self-funded independent studio that specialises in making games for Console, Desktop & Mobile devices that have a strong focus on community features like user generated content, online multiplayer and competitive & co-operative gameplay.

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