The credit for achieving this score (3,333,360 points) was first attributed to esports player Billy Mitchell.
He claimed to have done this feat in about six hours in 1999.
As of 2019, 7 other players have achieved the maximum score on an original arcade unit.
The world record is currently held by David Race.
He has scored a maximum possible score of 3,333,360 points in 3 hours, 28 minutes, and 49 seconds.