October's Nintendo Switch Online Game Trials offers Jackbox Party Pack 6

Nintendo Switch Online Game Trials Jackbox Party Pack
Nintendo Switch Online Game Trials Jackbox Party Pack (Image credit: Nintendo)

What you need to know

  • Nintendo Switch Online is a subscription service that offers online play capabilities and access to retro games.
  • Nintendo occasionally allows Nintendo Switch Online subscribers to try new games for free through Game Trials.
  • North American subscribers can try Jackbox Party Pack 6 for free for one week.

Nintendo Switch Online provides its members with plenty of value, from online play to retro games, with Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games coming soon to the service. An additional service is Game Trials, where Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can download the full version of a game and play it for an unlimited amount of time — free of cost — for one week. This time around, subscribers in North America can try out Jackbox Party Pack 6, according to a tweet by Nintendo.

Jackbox is a party game series, with several mini-games in each party pack. Players can join and participate simply by using their smartphone's browser — making the game accessible for many. From murder mysteries to comedy competitions, these games are sure to bring laughter to any family gaming night.

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in North America can pre-load the game on Nintendo's official website, so that they don't have to wait any longer. The Game Trial is available from October 13 to October 19, 2021. The game will also be available on the Nintendo Switch eShop for 30% off from October 13 to October 27, 2021.

Nadine Dornieden

Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.