Pac-Man is ready to start gobbling power pellets and running away from ghosts on social media.
Pac-Man Community is a new game on Facebook Gaming that was released today, December 6. The new multiplayer-focused spin on the classic arcade game was developed by Genvid in partnership with Bandai Namco Entertainment. It connects players, gaming video creators, viewers, and world builders together in fun new ways.
Facebook Gaming is part of the company’s push for the burgeoning metaverse,
Create your own mazes
Play solo or through real-time co-op multiplayer in groups up to four, working together to complete each maze while still competing against each other for the highest point total. In addition to the built-in mazes, you can create your own levels and challenges through the Maze Creator tool.
Watch creators play in 3D
The game also includes a Watch tab, powered by Facebook Interactives, which will feature Facebook Gaming creators streaming the game live. Watch mode turns mazes into 3D streams powered by Unreal Engine, where viewers can interact directly with the video player to pick a side and power up the AI Pac-Man or Ghosts in competition with each other. Coming later in the beta, by interacting with a streamer’s session, viewers can work collectively toward global unlocks for the Maze Creator tool. When a streamer isn’t live, the watch tab will feature AI characters, just like an arcade machine that isn’t being played.
Interact with different communities
Through the new Play with Streamer feature, Facebook Gaming creators can invite their communities directly from their livestream to join them in-game to play or watch.
You can play Pac-Man Community here.
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