OnePlus recently announced that it had started rolling out OxygenOS A.11 on the OnePlus Nord 2. The company also revealed that the update included Android security patches for September 2021, some performance optimizations, and bug fixes.
XDA developers are reporting that OnePlus has revealed new strings in the update APKs that point towards an upcoming Pac-Man-themed device.
The company has reportedly added a new lock screen clock theme in the latest version of OnePlus Launcher (v5.2.34) with yellow text and Pac-Man’s ghost eyes.
The SystemUI APK also includes new strings hinting at a special Pac-Man Always on Display watch and wireless charging support.
In addition, the new Settings APK includes new fingerprint drawings with elements of the iconic retro game and a Pac-Man unlock animation.
The OnePlus Gallery stock app includes references to a secret sticker that will be unlocked after Warp Charge the device for 256 minutes. You can also expect that there will be some exclusive wallpapers as part of the pack and a Pac-Man game will be pre-installed.
It also had new strings in the updated APK calculator, suggesting that the Pac-Man-themed device will have more game-related content hidden in standard apps.
The report mentions that it’s unclear which next OnePlus device will get the Pac-Man treatment, but it could feature the Snapdragon 778G SoC, making it a mid-range device in the Nord lineup.
Well-known leaker Max Jambor has also shared a teaser on Twitter suggesting that OnePlus could launch a Pac-Man-themed OnePlus Nord 2.