Most successful coin-operated arcade game
Who
PAC-MAN
What
293822 total number
Where
Japan (Not applicable)
When
1981

From its launch in 1981 until 1987, a total of 293,822 PAC-MAN arcade machines were built and installed in arcade venues around the world. Designed by Tohru Iwatani (Japan) of Namco, the original game took eight people 15 months to complete. Namco estimate that PAC-MAN has been played more than ten billion times since its launch. GWR Video Gamer's Edition 2008.