YES. Finally. It’s time to bring back the impropmptu TAYbie stream.
If the above sentence makes no sense to you whatsoever, then it’s probably because you missed out on the random Fibbage/Quiplash streams I’ve occasionally done with readers and Twitter over the last year. The Jackbox party packs are a bit of a personal favourite, and they’re exceptionally good value for parties and game nights.
And after months of teasing and waiting, we’ve finally got a new Jackbox pack. It’ll be out next week, according to an announcement from the developers on the official PlayStation blog. It comes with five games, ranging from a Quiplash sequel, Trivia Murder Party, Fakin’ It, Tee K.O. and Guesspionage.
As is always the case with these Jackbox packs, there will probably be one or two games that aren’t quite as good as the others. And it’s worth remembering that one of the best Jackbox games, Drawful 2, isn’t part of the pack at all — you’ll have to buy that separately.
Another thing you’ll want to remember is that three of the games — Quiplash 2, Fakin’ It and Tee K.O. — need a minimum of three players. I’d add an extra qualifier by saying that you really want 4, 6 or 8 players for Quiplash (because of how the head to head mechanic works), but it’s something to keep in mind.