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Here's how you can play Ms. Pac-Man on Google Maps

Posted: 2:46 PM, Mar 31, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-01 08:26:25-04
Here's how you can play Ms. Pac-Man on Google Maps

Google is giving its users a treat for April Fool’s Day.

The tech company has introduced a feature that allows users to play Mrs. Pacman on the streets of their own city.

Those visiting Google Maps will see a Ms. Pac Man icon on the right side of the screen. After clicking it, the game will begin. Users control Ms. Pac Man by swiping left, right, up or down.

According to The Verge , Apple users can play Ms. Pac Man at their current location, while some Android users can only play on select real-life maps throughout the world.

 

 

Google Maps users can also play at their current location on their desktops. Simple visit maps.google.com and click the “Insert Coin” Ms. Pac Man Icon in the lower left hand corner of the screen.

 

 

This isn’t the first time Google Maps has hosted an arcade game. According to The Verge, Google ran a similar prank for April Fool’s Day in 2015.

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.