The Jackbox Party Pack

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The Jackbox Party Pack
The Jackbox Party Pack cover
Developers
Jackbox Games
Engines
Adobe AIR
Release dates
Windows November 26, 2014
macOS (OS X) January 9, 2015
Linux January 12, 2018
Taxonomy
Series The Jackbox Party Pack
The Jackbox Party Pack on HowLongToBeat
The Jackbox Party Pack on IGDB
The Jackbox Party Pack on MobyGames
The Jackbox Party Pack on Wikipedia
The Jackbox Party Pack
The Jackbox Party Pack 2014
The Jackbox Party Pack 2 2015
The Jackbox Party Pack 3 2016
The Jackbox Party Pack 4 2017
The Jackbox Party Pack 5 2018
The Jackbox Party Pack 6 2019
The Jackbox Party Pack 7 2020
The Jackbox Party Pack 8 2021
The Jackbox Party Starter 2022
The Jackbox Party Pack 9 2022

Key points

Any internet-connected device can be used as a controller
Occasional connectivity issues
No support for controllers in YDKJ2015 multiplayer

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
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Only available in the United States.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
Can be run DRM-free when launched directly from the executable.[1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All Linux versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename movie files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos\.
  2. Delete or rename developerintro.usm.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Jackbox Games\The Jackbox Party Pack\UserData.sav
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\331670\remote\UserData.sav_
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud
Only syncs 'options' settings. All other save data is stored on Jackbox Games servers

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Input[edit]

Menu can be fully navigated with a keyboard, mouse, or controller.
All games (except for YDKJ2015 singleplayer) are played via a website on mobile devices.
No support for controllers in YDKJ2015 multiplayer.
The colors of the controller button icons in the menus do not match the Xbox controller button color scheme.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
The voice-overs are not subtitled, but most important instructions and information are written on the screen.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
100 YDKJ2015: 1-4

Drawful: 3-8
Word Spud: 2-8
Lie Swatter: 1-100
Fibbage XL: 2-8

All games are played via a website on mobile devices.
LAN play
Online play

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 80, 38202
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 650 MB
Other Broadband Internet connection
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.12
Processor (CPU) Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 650 MB
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 650 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 500 series
ATI Radeon HD 5000 series
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References

  1. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-02-08
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-04-29