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Another round of party games from The Jackbox series is here! The latest and greatest, The Jackbox Party Pack 8, adds five new games to the series. Grab a smart device and get ready to draw your heart out with friends thanks to games like Drawful: Animate and Weapons, or try your luck with trivia and poll-based games. See all five in action in the launch trailer below. 


The Jackbox Party Pack 8 features five incredible new party games:

  • Job Job: A twisted interview game where you use other players’ answers to score the job. Who knew getting a job could be fun AND chaotic? (3-10 players)
  • The Poll Mine: Jackbox’s very first head-to-head team game! Trapped in a magical mine with no way out, try to correctly rank your group’s poll opinions and escape. (2-10 players)
  • Drawful: Animate: This exciting new spin on the classic Drawful introduces animated gifs that you can create. Watch out for those tricky decoys! (3-10 players)
  • The Wheel of Enormous Proportions: The ultimate game of trivia and chance. Doesn’t everyone love a game with a giant, shiny, spinning wheel? (2-8 players)
  • Weapons Drawn: The game where trust is nonexistent. Can you hide your murders while solving others? Get ready to point those fingers because everyone but you did it! (4-8 players)


You can get Jackbox Party Pack 8 for $29.99 via the Nintendo eShop starting today. If you haven’t played a Jackbox game and happen to have an active Nintendo Switch Online membership, then you can try out The Jackbox Party Pack 6 for free until October 19th and purchase it at a discount until October 27th!


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Written by Jennifer Burch

Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)