Lego and Bandai Namco are collaborating on an arcade cupboard set. The Lego Icons Pac-Man Arcade Set will launch on June 1, 2023 and be accessible by way of Lego’s web site and bodily Lego shops for $269.99/€269.99/£229.99.
The Lego set might be primarily based on the display screen and controls of the basic 1980 Pac-Man arcade cupboard. The set additionally contains reproductions of Pac-Man, Blinky, and Clyde, which sit on high of the cupboard. They can flip from their regular variations, to a scene the place Pac-Man is ready to eat each ghosts. Once full, the coin slot can mild up. The cupboard additionally comprises a hidden vignette of a Lego minifigure taking part in Pac-Man at an arcade cupboard.
When speaking in regards to the collaboration, each Lego and Bandai Namco expressed similarities between the 2 corporations. Sven Franic, a designer for the set, said that each corporations share a love of bringing enjoyable to folks by way of their merchandise. Meanwhile Aadil Tayouga, Director of Licensing and Business Strategy at Bandai Namco Europe, mentioned that Pac-Man’s yellow coloration had been impressed by Lego, giving this set a pure connection.
This is the newest of Lego’s many collaborations with video game corporations. Previously, they’ve launched Lego units primarily based on Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog, console units primarily based on the NES and Atari 2600, and a Tallneck from Horizon Forbidden West.
The Lego Icons Pac-Man Arcade set will launch on June 1, 2023.