You can also play the game on the desktop version of Google Maps
You can also play the game on the desktop version of Google Maps

Google Maps Pac-Man: You can play the classic arcade game on your phone right now

Sign in to save your top score on the leaderboard

Aatif Sulleyman
Friday 31 March 2017 18:24
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Google has marked April Fools' Day 2017 by bringing Ms Pac-Man to its Maps app.

Opening Google Maps automatically launches the arcade classic, and a dedicated Pac-Man button sits above the ‘My Location’ icon.

Google Maps Ms Pac-Man is available on both Android and iOS, though some users are reporting slight differences between the two versions.

While Android users are being transported to a random area of the world (my phone is currently displaying a map of Buenos Aires), some iPhone users claim to have the ability to choose a specific location.

You can also play the game on the desktop version of Google Maps.

"Starting now until April 4, you can chomp fruit, avoid ghosts, and collect PAC-Dots along city streets in Google Maps worldwide," wrote Ms Pac-Maps product manager David Hendon in a blog post.

"Sign in to save your top score on the leaderboard and share with friends."

This isn't the first time Google has transformed Maps into Ms Pac-Man, having pulled the same April Fools' Day stunt back in 2015.

We're not complaining though.

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