Getting the jump on the day of jokes, Google has given its iOS and AndroidGoogle Maps an arcade gaming makeover.
Open up your app and in the bottom-right corner, just above the crosshair "Pinpoint My Location" button, you should see a mauve button with the image of Ms. Pac-Man. While updates usually do things like improve stability or speed, this update does something far more useful: it lets you play "Ms. Pac-Man". The last one wasn't for April Fools' Day, instead it was to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic series.
Once pressed, you'll be able to watch in wonder as your current location gets transformed into a playable level of Ms Pac-Man with your local streets acting as the game board. Now that people are playing console games, Pacman isn't generally played anymore, but now you can play Ms. Pacman on your Google Maps app.
Google has a history of inserting video game-related Easter eggs in their services. Because really, what's April Fool's Day if you can't drag your friends into the gag?
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Give it a go for yourself. but don't blame us if you find yourself staring at a screen come 1am lamenting having wasted a good Friday evening. For example, I played in my neighborhood and got Ms. Pac-Man stuck in a round-about. Move Ms. Pac-Man around by swiping in any direction, and watch your score climb at the top of the screen.
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