Bandai Namco revealed on Sunday a music video for the new official theme song of its Pac-Man franchise, “We are PAC-MAN!”
Kaho Kidoguchi performs the song, written by Yoshihito Yano of Bandai Namco Studios Inc. and Kazuhito Udetsu of Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.
The music video commemorates Pac-Man‘s 42nd birthday. Bandai Namco Entertainment‘s Pac-Man game franchise debuted with its original arcade game in 1980.
Bandai Namco is also releasing the PAC-MAN MUSEUM+ game collection for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on Friday. Pac-Man cosmetics will debut in the Fortnite game on June 2. The company is also running a birthday sweepstakes this week.
Bandai Namco released the online multiplayer game Pac-Man 99 for free digitally and exclusively to Nintendo Switch Online members in April 2021.
The franchise inspired the Pac-World television anime series in 2013.
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