Bandai Namco Makes PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 Free for a Limited Time in Response to COVID-19

Bandai Namco has announced that they will be making PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 free for all PS4, Xbox One, and Steam players for a limited time to help keep people entertained while they self-quarantine.

PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 will be free from April 24, 2020, at 10 a.m. PDT to May 10, 2020, at 10 a.m. PDT.

This marks the beginning of Bandai Namco’s “More Fun for Everyone – At Home,” initiative, a play on their “More Fun for Everyone,” slogan.

The game can be redeemed at the following links:

PlayStation 4: PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 for PlayStation 4 players 

Xbox One: PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 for Xbox One players

Steam: PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 for PC players

In PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2, players relive the classic arcade game in a whole new way.  Outside of the normal arcade mode, the game features Time Attack, Adventure Mode, boss battles, and remixed rules.

The game launched on consoles back in 2016 and was met with “generally favorable” reviews on Metacritic, holding a Metacritic score of 80 on PC, 81 on PS4, and 75 on Xbox One. The game was released in 2018 on Nintendo Switch as PAC-MAN Championship Edition 2 Plus, though that version is not being offered for free at this time.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on other free games available.


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