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  JACKBOX GAMES LAUNCHES THE JACKBOX PARTY PACK 4
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10/17/2017
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

CHICAGO Oct. 17, 2017 – Jackbox Games has released The Jackbox Party Pack 4, a totally new collection of five and a half side-splitting party games available today on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system via the PlayStation®Store for $24.99. It will launch for the same price on Oct. 18 on Apple TV (4th Generation only); Oct. 19 on Nintendo Switch™ via the Nintendo eShop, Windows PC and Mac via Steam, the Humble Store and Bundle Stars, as well as the Mac App Store, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Nvidia Shield; and Oct. 20 on Xbox One through the Xbox Games Store.

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 makes any get-together a blast with five and a half patently absurd games:

  • Fibbage 3 – The outrageous bluffing game is back with all new question types! (2-8 players), including a new extra game mode - Fibbage: Enough About You –where players guess weird facts about each other! (3-8 players)
  • Survive the Internet – Twist your friends’ “online” comments in ridiculous ways in this web-based frame game. (3-8 players)
  • Monster Seeking Monster – Message and date your fellow monsters with special powers in a spooky date-a-thon! (3-7 players)
  • Bracketeering – Place smart bets on dumb arguments in this deranged debate match. (3-16 players)
  • Civic Doodle – Spruce up the town’s murals to one-up your friends in this irreverent art game. (3-8 players)
Games in The Jackbox Party Pack series support phones, tablets and computers as controllers; simply enter the room code at Jackbox.tv using your device to play. What’s more, up to 10,000 additional audience members can join the fun to affect the outcome of specific games. Other optional features like extended timers and manual censoring make it easy for streamers to play with their communities, as well as a family-friendly option for more wholesome gatherings.

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is rated T (Teen) by the ESRB. For more information, visit www.jackboxgames.com , and follow Jackbox Games on Facebook, Twitter and Twitch.

Follow the Jackbox Games Twitch stream (twitch.tv/jackboxgames) to watch the live debut of The Jackbox Party Pack 4 at TwitchCon 2017 in Long Beach, Calif. TwitchCon attendees can stop by Booth 738 to watch popular streamers play all of the games from the Jackbox Games catalog, live and onstage.

About Jackbox Games

Jackbox Games, formerly Jellyvision Games, is a developer and publisher of party games on major gaming platforms and home entertainment devices. The studio is best known for comedic party games like YOU DON’T KNOW JACK, Fibbage, Quiplash and Drawful. Jackbox Games “makes the world’s best party games” according to Business Insider. YOU DON’T KNOW JACK has been called “the greatest quiz-show game ever made” by The Onion’s A.V. Club. All current-generation Jackbox games feature the innovative use of mobile devices as controllers, allowing anyone with an internet-connected phone, tablet or laptop to join a game without the need for extra game controllers. Players connect to games on their devices by visiting http://jackbox.tv and entering the custom game code displayed via the system hosting the game. This unique concept also allows for games that involve secret player input. The digital release of The Jackbox Party Pack, a massive collection of five party games, was named “Best Local Multiplayer Game of the Year” by Giant Bomb. The company is located in Chicago, Illinois.

Media Contacts

Mike Bilder

Jackbox Games

mike@jackboxgames.com

Amanda Young Curtis

Sandbox Strategies for Jackbox Games

amanda@sandboxstrat.com