Nintendo has introduced Bandai Namco’s Swap On-line title PAC-MAN 99 might be shutting down on eighth October 2023.
Whereas you’ll not have the ability to play on-line towards different gamers, you may nonetheless have the ability to benefit from the sport in offline mode – together with any extra paid content material you bought. This is a tough Google translation of the announcement (by way of social media):
“The net service for Nintendo Swap On-line subscriber-only software program “PAC-MAN 99″ will finish on Sunday, October 8, 2023. You possibly can proceed to benefit from the offline mode of paid extra content material even after the web service ends.”
Bandai Namco’s official Pac-Man website has gone right into a bit extra element – revealing the entire shutdown course of. Whereas the web providers (and distribution of the principle sport) might be discontinued on eighth October 2023, previous to this, paid customized themes and the Deluxe Pack & Mode Unlocks will finish.
In different phrases, obtain this sport and any DLC you need, if you have not already. This is the complete shutdown schedule:
PAC-MAN 99, which is presently obtainable as a profit for Nintendo Swap On-line members, will quickly be discontinued. Distribution of the principle sport and gross sales for every DLC will finish accordingly.
August 8, 2023 (Tue) 8:00 AM PDT
Discontinued content material: Paid customized themes
September 8, 2023 (Fri) 8:00 AM PDT
Discontinued content material: PAC-MAN 99 Deluxe Pack / PAC-MAN 99 Mode Unlock
October 8, 2023 (Solar) 9:00 PM PDT
Discontinuation of on-line providers for the principle sport / distribution of the principle sport and free customized themes
Pac-Man 99 made its debut on the Swap in 2021 – following within the footsteps of Nintendo’s Tetris 99 and the now discontinued Tremendous Mario Bros. 35. Since launch, it is gathered greater than 9 million downloads.