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The Jackbox Party Pack 2 & 3 are both now in Beta for Linux

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Much like with the fourth version, the developer working on the Linux ports of The Jackbox Party Pack 2 [Steam] & 3 [Steam] has allowed me to announce their Beta for Linux today.

Some eagle-eyed redditors spotted it a number of hours earlier, however I've been sent the official confirmation today. Linux support is not advertised yet (no SteamOS icon) and it hasn't been announced anywhere else. You can purchase it right now and install away! I've tested and they both do work fine. The best thing to do if you find any issues is to post in their Steam forum.

You don't need to play them in any order, since they are party games and each pack has a different assortment of mini-games you can play with friends.

Here's the trailer from number two to give you a good idea:

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I think it's really fantastic that they're going through the effort to bring some older titles to Linux, not just the "latest and greatest", this is the kind of support for Linux I love to see. Jackbox Games—you have my vote. 

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Ananace 4 January 2018 at 7:44 pm UTC
Oh wow, I didn't think it would be possible for me to be happier with Jackbox Games.

I don't suppose anyone knows if they have somewhere where you can just arbitrarily throw money at them? Already own the packs in question after all, so hard to show my appreciation through that.
Leopard 4 January 2018 at 9:06 pm UTC
AnanaceOh wow, I didn't think it would be possible for me to be happier with Jackbox Games.

I don't suppose anyone knows if they have somewhere where you can just arbitrarily throw money at them? Already own the packs in question after all, so hard to show my appreciation through that.

Buy another one and gift it to some Linux user friend you know?
pcavalcanti 4 January 2018 at 11:03 pm UTC
Bought 4 after reading about it here and I already owned 2 - testing it now, that's very exciting, they are awesome party games!
Corben 4 January 2018 at 11:26 pm UTC
I hope Quiplash will be available to Linux too. I know it's included within one of the JackBox Party Packs, but only the Quiplash standalone can be modded so the questions have a different language. Which makes it even more fun ;)
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