Developers will be able to add new Achievements to existing Xbox One titles "every week", Microsoft has revealed, but they will be limited by a monthly cap designed to stop them from "overhwelm[ing] gamers" with additional Gamerscore.
That's going to make things crazy... Shouldn't there be a limit to how much you can add achievement/trophy-wise?
I hope so or having a huge gamerscore will no longer matter.
This isn't that smart because when you complete a game and you get platinum or the achievemt for getting all of the achievemnts, you will have to redo that trophy to re-get that platinum trophy or achievement
Are you implying that it ever mattered?
@iGAM3R-VIII not true at all i don't know about xbox but i know that on ps3 any added trophies usually due to dlc dont affect you getting a platinum in that game.
I think this is getting a little out of hand. Now they have restrictions each month. There is a cap on Arcade games and so on. Why not just offer new challenges each month and if one developers is really in tune with the community allow them to do what they want.
you do understand that achievements mean nothing? You aren't going to pick up a hot blond with a 250,000GS or 30 platinum trophies.
It's still a system used for scoring. What's the point in scoring if there's no balance?
Well that's odd because I have three hot blondes that polish my 30 odd platinum trophies and two red heads that count my 250,000GS every day :) I think your doing something wrong, try switching shampoos or something
@SlavisH2 Your right, but going after trophies/achievements give the game more substance. Hell without them there would have been a lot of games i would have just played through once without trying to find any of the Easter Eggs, collectables, or side missions. With your POV you would think you wouldn't play games at all. Playing videos games in general isn't likely to get you laid. It's fun and that's all that matters.
Actually..... it's a good pick up line.
Its not like developers are gonna add acheievements to the games the entrie llife time of next gen lol
I think it's actually a better way to get people to keep their games than restricting 2nd hand sales. Won't work for everyone obviously, but quite a few people do value their gamerscores/trophy count.
Am i a fucking idiot if this is the only reason i want an xbox one?
Without a doubt.
Good thing i'm getting a PS4
yep basically and its pretty sad to. put yourself in gaming slavery because of achievments. ps4 is the only real choice. because in the end no more renting games to boost your achievement score or buying used games to get more achievments or being offline to get achievements on the xbox one. achievement whores you basically digging your own grave without even noticing. only the people with a lot of money and no life will be in the top achievements on the xbox one. its not gonna be based on any skill.
Bubs.. Funny :)
The masses have spoken.
It's your money, you can do what you want.
This is ridiculous....
Not as bad as receiving them for watching shows
Overwhelming gamers? This is annoying to anybody who is not a career gamer. If people want to hunt down achievements, that should be fine. If people don't want to. That should be fine. Enough with the fucking restrictions, Microsoft.
This is a restriction?
Awesome name and avatar I just spit my coffee all over my laptop haha.
Hahahahaha, I like dat!
How is this a restriction?
So this is how MS plans to keep people playing games longer.
Actually , this means MS want you to watch tv more lol
Even achievements are limited xD. Next will be ( Achievements only works when you pay a fee and you must have a gold membership on your account ) lol
Weekly achievements and TV achievements..... http://i.imgur.com/jcY1iws....
I could see around 100 or 200 a game a month that would be allowable.
I can imagine this will upset people that enjoy achievement hunting.
I really hope that Sony doesn't follow suit. They're supposed to mean something. I don't want to buy lots of games only to find that someone who leaves their TV on while their at work has earned more Achievements than me.
Kinect will prevent that one...
Microsoft should forget about that last part. Why reward people for watching TV? Are they really trying to push TV on gamers?
I like the idea of adding new achievements. I know there's tons of games I would go back to if I had more to do, assuming the goals are kept reasonable. I don't want to finish Call of Duty, only for an achievement requiring 10,000 kills to pop up. But TV achievements? That's just stupid. It's called a GAMERscore.
Wasn't there an article a few hours ago posing the question yet again about the relevancy of achievements and if people cared? If I play through a game once and unlock them so be it. Play through a second time and happen to unlock more then great. Other than that I don't seek them out or care.
"We're seeing people get all 1,000 Gamerscore in the first two weeks." That's because Devs make incredibly short games, all they are trying to do by limiting your achievement time-frame is artificially inflating the longevity of the games, just like making you grind for an achievement. These kinds of cheap (and greedy) tactics are whats killing the industry, not used games. The more i read about M$'s plans it seem like they are trying to kill the used game industry all together. Isn't there enough issues with glitchy achievements that trying to introduce something like this?
Achievements need to be improved. Trophies are a much better representation of when you get all the trophies for a game by having a Platinum trophy. Microsoft need to incorporate something similiar.
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