Watch the Pac-Man 99 Reveal and DLC Trailers:
Bandai Namco also released a new trailer introducing the game’s paid downloadable content, which includes mode unlocks and custom themes. Here are the details:
Deluxe Pack ($29.99)
- Includes “Mode Unlock” and all 20 custom themes.
Mode Unlock ($14.99)
Unlocks the following modes:
- Private Match – Share the password and play against your friends.
- CPU Battle – Set the difficulty level and compete against 98 CPU players.
- Score Attack – Be the fastest to reach a perfect score of 3,333,360 points.
- Blind Time Attack – Complete all 12 rounds within the time limit.
Custom Themes ($1.99 each)
- Cosmo Gang The Video
- Dragon Buster
- The Genji and the Heike Clans
- The Legend of Valkyrie
- Namco Classic 1
- Namco Classic 2
- Namco Classic 3
- Namco Classic 4
- Namco Classic 5
- New Rally-X
- The Return of Ishtar
- Rolling Thunder
- The Tower of Druaga
- Wonder Momo
- Yokai Dochuki
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
It’s an all-new flavor of Pac-Man! Test your chomping chops in a 99-player Pac-Royale!
A 99-player online Pac-Man battle royale!
• 40 years after the classic Pac-phenomenon rocked the gaming world, Pac-Man is back in a new 99-man battle royale. Get back in the maze and chase down the iconic ghosts. Who will be the last Pac-Man standing?
Switch between eight different strategies and send Jammer Pac-Man to get in your opponents’ way!
• Eat a Power Pellets to turn the ghosts blue and make them vulnerable. Eat them to send Jammer Pac-Man to your opponents! The more ghosts you eat, the more Jammers you’ll send!
• Eat a Ghost Train for a huge comeback!
• Gain the upper hand by switching between eight different preset strategies: speed up, send extra Jammers, and more. Switching at just the right moment could give you an edge over your rivals!
Make the game look like your favorite Namco classics!
• You can purchase downloadable custom themes based on Xevious, Galaga, Dig Dug, and more to change the look of the game.
• There are twenty different classic themes in all! Plus, they do more than change the graphics! Check out the sounds too!
• Which classic Namco title is the one for you?