If you have been to Google Maps today, you have seen the April Fool’s Day prank that is being played on internet users. Google has temporarily reverted to an 8-bit map format that looks strikingly similar to a Nintendo Entertainment System. Even though the temporary system change is an obvious downgrade, some users actually like searching for landmarks and locations using the 8-bit format.

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