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Google Maps Will Now Turn Any Street Into a Playable Pac-Man Level

No joke.

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April Fools’ day isn’t until tomorrow, but Google has added a silly new feature to maps early: play Pac-Man on any streets you please.

Pictured below is the end of the street I grew up on—because who wouldn’t want to play a giant game of Pac-Man on their childhood neighborhood streets—but you can navigate anywhere on Google Maps and roll over the new Pac-Man button to select an area to play. Bonus: it’s way easier than setting up an actual giant game of Pac-Man, and you don’t have to clear all those little dots out of the road when cars are coming.

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Please, more April Fools’ jokes that result in actual fun like this one.

(via Matt Albrecht & Wario64 on Twitter)

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