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Take the party to the next level as The Jackbox Party Pack 5 arrives on Xbox One


Grab your phones, tablets or computers and prepare for the party starter you’ve been crying out for with the arrival of the fifth instalment of Jackbox Games’ infamous Party Packs.

In The Jackbox Party Pack 5, there are five games to get stuck into during your next gathering for some local multiplayer action; You Don’t Know Jack: Full Stream (1-8 players), Split the Room (3-8 players), Mad Verse City (3-8 players), Patently Stupid (3-8 players), and Zeeple Dome (1-6 players). It doesn’t matter how many controllers are at hand as you must use mobile devices and computers instead.

You Don’t Know Jack: Full Stream is the newest iteration of the pop culture trivia mash-up series and features both new and classic question types. Then there’s Split the Room, where players are given hypothetical situations with a missing element and they need to fill in the blank, before letting others vote on the situation to potentially earn points. Mad Verse City is one for the lyrical masters as giant robots must out-rap each other, with you needing to fill in the gaps and win over the rest of the players. In Patently Stupid, three rounds of creative problem solving will ensure the most inventive and convincing players come out as the winners. And finally, Zeeple Dome is a physics based contest set in an alien combat arena, with players launching their characters across the levels and working together to eliminate enemies.

Having The Jackbox Party Pack 5 on standby could be crucial in avoiding your next social gathering from being a flop. All you need to do to ensure you’re prepared to party on Xbox One is purchase it for £23.99 on the Xbox Store.

Be sure to check out our reviews of the previous instalments – The Jackbox Party Pack 1, 2, 3 and 4 – as you can never have too many options. We’ll add our thoughts regarding the fifth Jackbox Party Pack real soon. Keep an eye out.

Game Description:

It’s the biggest Party Pack yet with five party-saving new games! 1) The pop-culture trivia mash-up YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Full Stream (1-8 players). The classic returns, full of wild new surprises. 2) The what-if game Split the Room (3-8 Players). Create strange and divisive hypothetical situations. 3) The lyric-writing game Mad Verse City (3-8 players). Channel your inner MC as a rap battling robot. 4) The competitive drawing game Patently Stupid (3-8 players). Create odd inventions to solve bizarre problems. 5) The deadliest game show in the Crab Nebula, Zeeple Dome (1-6 players)! Fling yourself at bloodthirsty aliens to win millions of Zubabucks! Play using your phones, tablets or computers. No extra controllers needed! NOTE: The Jackbox Party Pack 5 is in English only. NOTE: The game is local multiplayer but can be enjoyed over streams with remote players.