The Epic Store’s next free providing will likely be the authentic Jackbox Party Pack, the number of group-based video games you’ll play for your PC, telephone, and/or browser with alternatively many pals you’ll wrangle in combination.
Since it introduced in December, the Epic Store has been providing a brand new free game each two weeks. It kicked off with Subnautica, which it adopted up with Super Meat Boy. The present providing is the very good What Remains of Edith Finch, which will likely be to be had till January 24.
At that time, you’ll be capable to get 2014’s Jackbox Party Pack free via Epic’s storefront. It’s a number of video games you’ll play with as much as 100 different gamers in the identical room, with every participant the usage of their telephone (or different internet-connected tool) as a controller. There’s the vintage You Don’t Know Jack minutiae game, bluff-fest Fibbage XL (my private favourite of the bunch), terrible drawing contest Drawful, Word Spud, and Lie Swatter.
You’d be lovely hard-pressed to discover a higher celebration game than The Jackbox sequence, and the first Jackbox Party Pack is the highest creation to the sequence – I by no means spent a lot time with Word Spud or Lie Swatter, however Drawful, Fibbage, and the minutiae video games are persistently amusing and hilarious, specifically with a like-minded organization of (ideally raucous) pals.
Naturally, the concept in the back of giving it away for free is to inspire you to create an Epic account to make use of in the retailer, and to get gamers used to the usage of Epic’s storefront as a substitute of Steam. As lengthy as you don’t thoughts that, all it’s a must to do to get your free reproduction of the Jackbox Party Pack is to log in, click on the suitable banner at the most sensible of the retailer’s major web page, and position your order, which is able to quantity to $zero.00.
From there, you’ll be capable to set up the game via the Epic launcher.