During this time Nintendo tried to offer online services that went beyond classic console retro games, one of those solutions was Pac-Man 99who came to replace Super Mario 35 After the server is down. And now, it seems this cycle is also over, as fans of the game can no longer access it in any way.
A few months ago, the intention to drop the application, which was free for those who paid, was already confirmed. Nintendo Switch OnlineAnd gradually he gained an audience as it happened Tetris 99. Here players competed against 98 opponents to be the last character standing using slowly released traps.
It’s worth noting that those who paid for its DLC content can still play it, as they are mini games that don’t require the internet to work, although they are no longer purchasable. On the other hand, those who want to continue playing the game no longer have a way to access it, and therefore, the progress data will remain frozen.
This action is somewhat suspicious, as it comes soon after release F-Zero 99, is supposedly working as a successor to the application and has made followers fear its eventual disappearance. Of course, this will take a couple of years to happen, given Pac-Man 99 He came in 2021Until it was published mayo Its impending server outage.
Editor’s note: It struck me when the same thing happened with Super Mario 35, because it was a really fun game. And now, we just have to count the days until Nintendo cancels the recent F-Zero 99.