For Google, April Fool's Day comes a day early, and the company has been known to take its April Fool's projects - pranks seems reductive here - seriously in the past. 2015's April Fools' Day saw the same stunt, as players were treated to a game of Pac-Man on Google Maps.
All you've got to do is open up the Google Maps app and hit the big button in the lower right with Ms. Pac Man's face on it. Game play is exactly as you expect, but swiping to turn up some of the streets can be tricky, especially when they don't line up just right. Then select the Ms. Pac-Man icon on the main screen and watch your map transform. Pac-Man Mania first started with the release of the original Pac-Man way back in 1980 and with it being nearly an instant hit, it wasn't long before Ms. Pac-Man was released in 1981.
It's Friday. You weren't going to be doing any real work today anyway, were you?
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The game features the red-bow, lipstick-wearing version of Pac-Man, chased by four ghosts as she gobbles up pellets.
Pac-Man, the arcade game, was first released in May 1980.
Luckily, this year Google is offering something a little bit different: wholesome fun.