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According to High Score, the official high score for the Atari 2600 version of Ms Pac-Man belongs to player oyamafamily, with 266,360 points. Or at least it did, before an artificial intelligence developed by Microsoft achieved the maximum possible score for the game, 999,990.

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According to High Score, the official high score for the Atari 2600 version of Ms Pac-Man belongs to player oyamafamily, with 266,360 points. Or at least it did, before an artificial intelligence developed by Microsoft achieved the maximum possible score for the game, 999,990.