This post details the Jackbox Party Pack game series.
The popular party games including trivia, word, drawing, guessing, bluffing games and more! Perfect for your next game night or party. The JPP games are also designed to be played online with large groups.
I’ve listed the party packs available in the series, in order of release. With details of the games included in each party pack. As well as detailing all the ways you can play these hilarious online party games.
October 2021 Update: JPP8 now out, see below for details.
The Jackbox Party Pack Game Series
From: Jackbox Games.
Genres: Multi-Player, Family and Party Games including Brain-Teaser, Puzzle, Drawing, Trivia, Word.
Jackbox Party games are the perfect party games bundles for your next game night or party! There are a number of ways to play them – either locally with your family and friends. Or with other players remotely using streaming services. Either way players connect online using computers, tablets, phones, consoles or other web-enabled controllers.
Ways to Play Jackbox Party Games
1. On computer or video games consoles including PC, Mac, Xbox One, PS4 or Nintendo Switch. Play locally and remotely with a party pack, as detailed below. Or join the audience and play remotely via jackbox.tv on PC and Mac.
2. Play Jackbox on TV via Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV Stick/Cube or Android TV (see below for details). Download the Apple/Amazon/Play Store app, then select from the in-pack menu to connect to the “jackbox.tv” web address. Enter the on-screen room code to join a game. Additional players can use their phones or tablets as controllers.
3. On your iPad by downloading the app from Apple’s appstore for iPad.
4. Or audiences can watch and participate via streaming services such as Twitch.tv.
Jackbox Party Pack 1
First Released: November 2014.
Jackbox Party Pack 1 includes 5 guffaw-inducing party games in one pack!
1. YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 2015 (1-4 players). Comedy trivia sensation with hundreds of all-new questions.
2. Fibbage XL (2-8 players). The hilarious bluffing game with 50% more questions added to the original hit game Fibbage.
3. Drawful (3-8 players). The bizarre drawing game, draw right there on your phone or tablet (very little/no real skill required)!
4. Word Spud (2-8 players). The racy-as-you-want-to-be fill-in-the-blank word association game.
5. Lie Swatter (1-100 players). The wacky-fact-filled party game, the perfect trivia challenge for a large group!
Jackbox Party Pack 2
First Released: October 2015.
JPP2 features: Games for 1-8 players, plus a participating Audience of up to 10,000! Special extended-timer feature for streaming games! Family Mode option to avoid the most provocative content.
Jackbox Party Pack 2 includes:
1. Fibbage 2 (2-8 players). Runaway hit bluffing game with over 500 brand-new questions, more than 2x the original.
2. Earwax (3-8 players). Hear-larious sound-effects game.
3. Bidiots (3-6 players). Absurd art auction game, where you can draw right there on your phone or tablet.
4. Quiplash XL (3-8 players). The say-anything, gut-busting Quiplash XL. Includes everything in Quiplash, Quip Pack 1 AND over 100 brand-new prompts.
5. Bomb Corp. (1-4 players). Bomb-defusing nailbiter of a party game!
Jackbox Party Pack 3
First Released: October 2016.
JPP3 features: Games for 1-8 players, plus a participating Audience of up to 10,000! Special extended-timer feature for streaming games! Family Mode option to avoid the most provocative content.
Jackbox Party Pack 3 includes:
1. Quiplash 2 (3-8 players). The say-anything sequel, play all new questions or make your own!
2. Trivia Murder Party (1-8 players). The deadly quiz show where you match your wits with a trivia-obsessed killer.
3. Guesspionage (2-8 players). The surprising survey game challenging you to guess the results to silly survey questions!
4. Tee K.O. (3-8 players). Battle your custom t-shirts to the death!
5. Fakin’ It (3-6 players). The sneaky trickster game, where one of your friends has something to hide.
Jackbox Party Pack 4
First Released: October 2017.
The biggest and fourthiest addition to this storied party game franchise features not five but FIVE AND A HALF crowd-slaying games! Play using your phones, tablets or computers. No extra controllers needed! Plus EVEN MORE features just for streamers!
Jackbox Party Pack 4 includes:
1. Fibbage 3 (2-8 players). The blanking fun sequel. Play all-new question types and the game mode Fibbage: Enough About You (3-8 players). Guess the weird facts about your friends.
2. Survive the Internet (3-8 players). The web-based frame game, twist your friends’ “online” comments in hilarious ways.
3. Monster Seeking Monster (3-7 players). The spooky date-a-thon game. Message and date fellow monsters with special powers.
4. Bracketeering (3-16 players). The deranged debate match where you place smart bets on stupid arguments!
5. Civic Doodle (3-8 players). The one-up art game, compete to improve the town murals.
*Jackbox Party Pack 4 is available for Nintendo Switch from: US Amazon.
Jackbox Party Pack 5
First Released: October 2018.
Jackbox Party Pack 5 includes:
1. YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Full Stream (1-8 players). The pop-culture trivia mash-up classic returns, full of wild new surprises.
2. Split the Room (3-8 Players). The what-if game creates strange and divisive hypothetical situations.
3. Mad Verse City (3-8 players). The lyric-writing game lets you channel your inner MC as a rap battling robot.
4. Patently Stupid (3-8 players). The competitive drawing game will have you creating odd inventions to solve bizarre problems.
5. Zeeple Dome (1-6 players). The deadliest game show in the Crab Nebula, fling yourself at bloodthirsty aliens to win millions of Zubabucks!
Jackbox Party Pack 6
Released: October 17, 2019.
Available for iPad, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire & TV, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac.
It’s the wildest Party Pack yet with five hilarious new games!
1. The popular trivia deathmatch Trivia Murder Party 2 (1-8 players). Try to survive the bizarre new minigames.
2. The weird word circus Dictionarium (3-8 players). May the funniest definition win.
3. The hidden identity game Push The Button (4-10 players) . Can you discover the aliens in time?
4. The comedy contest Joke Boat (3-8 players). Craft one-liners for a cruise ship talent show.
5. The offbeat personality test Role Models (3-6 players). Find out who you really are. (Or at least what your friends think of you.)
Play using your phones, tablets or computers. No extra controllers needed! For more details, see my post: The Jackbox Party Pack 6.
Jackbox Party Pack 7
Released: October 2020.
Use phones or tablets as controllers and play with up to 8 players, and an audience of 10,000! [Source: Amazon]
Description: JPP7 includes 5 new games: the hit threequel Quiplash 3, the collaborative chaos of The Devils and the Details, the fierce drawing game Champ’d Up, the speech game Talking Points and the guessing game Blather ‘Round.
For more details, see my post: Jackbox Party Pack 7 for Fire and Switch.
Jackbox Party Pack 8
Released: October 2021.
5 New games: Drawful Animate, Job Job, The Wheel of Enormous Proportions, The Poll Mine and Weapons Drawn.
For more details, see my post: Jackbox Party Pack 8 for TV, iPad, PlayStation, Xbox and Switch.
How to Play Jackbox Party Games on TV
You can play Jackbox Party games on your TV by downloading the relevant app to either your smart TV or streaming media player devices.
1. Apple TV (4th Generation) available from: US Amazon and UK Amazon.
2. Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote from: US Amazon and UK Amazon.
3. Fire TV Cube with Alexa and 4K Ultra HD from: US Amazon.
4. Android TVs: smart TVs running the Android operating system, for example Samsung smart TVs. Download the Jackbox Games app from Google’s Play store.
More Ways to Play Jackbox Party Games on TV
5. Comcast Xfinity: where the games are streamed over the internet. Requires X1 set-top box and Xfinity Internet. Use your mobile devices as controllers to play the games on your TV.
6. Twitch.tv: where the Jackbox game apps are not available for streaming media players, such as Roku devices. You may still be able to participate remotely in available Jackbox games on streaming services like Twitch.tv.
More Apps by Jackbox Games
If you prefer to play just their best games, rather than the full party packs. Here are a few more Jackbox TV game apps to check out.
Fibbage: The Hilarious Bluffing Party Game
Amazon App Released: March 2014.
Description: It’s Fibbage (2 to 8 Players). The lying, bluffing, fib-till-you-win multiplayer trivia party game. Fool your friends with your lies, avoid theirs, and find the (outrageous) truth. [Source: Amazon]
Amazon App Released: June 2015.
Description: Your answer is pitted against another player’s answer in a head-to-head clash of cleverness and comedy (or just “Which answer is least stupid?”). Other players – and even an Audience of people waiting to get in the next game – then vote for their favorite answer. For 3-8 Players and an Audience of thousands! [Source: Amazon]
Amazon App Released: December 2016.
Description: Drawful 2, the game of terrible drawings and hilariously wrong answers! Includes new features like the ability to add your own user generated prompts to make even crazier custom games with your friends. As well as expanded tools for streaming including censoring players. [Source: Amazon]
*Also available for Nintendo Switch from: US Amazon.
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