Best Pac-Man ever just landed on Apple TV

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Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Apple TV
The remixed classic is hitting the big screen.
Photo: Bandai Namco

Pac-fans with Apple’s newest streaming box should be running to their TV App Store right now: Pac-Man Championship Edition DX has hit your living room today.

The TV version of the sequel to the mobile port of the console remix of the classic arcade title contains all of the content of the original, but now you can play it from the palm of your hand on the biggest screen in your house. It originally hit iOS back in July, and it might be one of the best uses of $4.99 that the App Store has to offer.

“In Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, players venture through 132 intense mazes, collecting dots and power pellets in order to destroy pesky ghosts,” a press release announcing the new availability says. “There are a total of 10 zones and three different game modes that can be explored, and players must try to keep up their momentum by successfully navigating the infamous dark levels and avoiding ghosts to climb the leaderboards in attempts to become a Pac-Man Champion.”

Championship Edition DX takes the standard “mazes and ghosts” gameplay we associate with our round, yellow hero and adds new ghosts, power-ups, and an awesome mechanic that has Pac-Man collecting an increasingly long trail of pursuing enemies. It originally launched in home-console storefronts Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network in 2010 to almost universal praise.

Check it out in action below, and then wakka-wakka-wakka your way to the TV App Store to grab it for yourself.