The Jackbox Party Pack 4
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An overall solid entry to the series. There may be a couple weaker games included, but the majority are a blast to play with both friends and family.
If you like the other packs then this is a great next addition, if you've never played any of the past Jackbox Games you're missing out and this is a good entry to start.
Overall there’s quite a lot of diverse fun to be had with Party Pack 4 and it may actually be the strongest one yet in terms of the average strength of all games included. Monster Seeking Monster is definitely the outlier, not because it is a bad idea but because it is so heavily dependent on the group playing it. While my tendency would still be to gravitate towards one of the Party Packs (2 or 3) that includes Quiplash, still my overall favorite Jackbox mini game, Survive the Internet is extremely strong, Civic Doodle may now be my favorite Jackbox drawing game, and the inclusion of Fibbage is always a plus. In the end you’ll need to read over the various games and choose which Pack works best for you but if the question were which 2 Packs were the best to buy I’d automatically make Party Pack 4 my second without question.
Grab your phone, call your friends and promise them some free beers as The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a brilliant combination of mini-games that any budding host will need to add to their arsenal. It may just save Christmas and New Year!
The Jackbox Party Pack 4 delivers an uneven selection of games. Fibbage 3 is predictably still fun with Enough About You being an excellent addition to the formula. Survive the Internet is a major highlight and among one of the best games in the whole series. Monster Seeking Monster is overly complex but can be fun with the right people, while Civic Doodle is passable but never reaches the heights of previous drawing games. Bracketeering, however, is a straight-up dud and one I don’t wish to return to.
As I've previously maintained, these games' worth can only really be determined if you have loads of people handy, and people who can think of entertaining answers at that. Sadly, the price point is far too much for what it is - you're going to need to fork out about £100 for all four of the packs. The sum of the parts isn't worth what's being charged for the whole.
Despite a few flaws, Jackbox Party Pack 4 succeeds with an enjoyable new mode for Fibbage 3 and other stellar offerings in Survive The Internet and Bracketeering. Some work may need to be done to improve technical problems, but that should not stop you from grabbing Jackbox Party Pack 4!
Although it features a fun take on Fibbage and a new enjoyable drawing game, The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is unfortunately the weakest entry in the series so far.
Each game in Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a winner - something I've never said about a Jackbox pack before. These games don't have convoluted rules and are super easy to jump right into, with each one being a great time even if you're flailing and not scoring any of the requisite points required to win. The variety also makes it versatile for different groups, and if you're searching for a solid party game on Switch, this might just be the one to break out during the holidays.
Jackbox Party Pack 4 isn't completely disappointing – there's still enough here to warrant a few giggles and it'll pass an hour or two with a few friends, but it's not the best that Jackbox has to offer. Go for Party Pack 2 or 3 instead.