From Cinelinx: While the impending release of the next-generation is always exciting, there are some improvements we'd love to see. Today, we're talking about trophies.
Online trophies and other trophies where it depends on others if you get it or not should go away.
Agreed. Though I’m okay with online trophies if you don’t need them to get the platinum trophy. Also, if the game is online multiplayer only, then obviously online trophies are okay.
I agree like the Call Of Duty Modern Warfare did it well. All single player trophies with 1 online co op trophy. But the co op trophy is classed as a DLC add on trophy so you don't have to worry about it when going for the platinum.
In that case if it doesn't count for the platinum and not counted for 100% than ok I guess but I could not get at least 5 platinum trophies because of online/co-op trophies. I know many people don't care about platinums and I'm not a crazy trophy hunter but I like to get them and get 100% on a game and doing everything you can just to fail the platinum because of others is so annoying.
Get rid of online trophies period.
Agreed, there are several games that I adore and unlocked all single player trophies for, but couldn't platinum due to online trophies. The one that niggles at me most is The Last of Us, I know the MP is fantastic, but I just dont play MP and so this remains the only Naughty Dog game on PS4 that I haven't platinumned.
Online trophy must die in a fire don't even have to get rid of em just put them as a dlc that included if you know what I mean
I would also like to rate the game somehow, so the score would be displayed on my trophy list.
I'd say this is a significantly smaller issue than games being online only in general. online only DRM in games and forced 'live service' models, games like The Division, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Anthem etc need to go. You should never put an expiry date on a game like that. Free to play is understandable. PAID Games you should OWN and should always support single player offline if possible.
Online and multiplayer trophies should be optional and not counted towards the platinum. Lord knows if you play a game with dead MP and you have only the online trophies left you’re screwed
Over a decade of trophies and this is still a complaint. This whole argument pertains to a very specific subset of gamers who don't even like multiplayer gaming in general. You do not need to get trophies to enjoy your game. You do not need to collect all trophies to complete the game. This is no different than the thing about demanding easy modes. If it ain't for you, it ain't for you. If people didn't put so much emphasis on trophies to begin with, this would never have come up. Stop dictating how developers should handle their games, and just play them, or don't.
1. Trophies are a meta game 2. Some people DO need trophies/achievements to enjoy thier game. I was having fun trying to plat GoW, because I knew I was gettin free avatars. 3. Liking or not liking mp games have nothing to with liking specific trophies or trophy hunting. If you trophy hunt, mp don't matter.
If you look at trophies as a meta game, and if you're that much of a trophy whore that multiplayer doesn't matter, then I would think nothing I said would apply to that gamer.
Online trophies shouldn't be a thing, as add on DLC thats fine but part of the main set is just a stupid idea. Im not saying im crap at them, when the servers get terminated or completely dead it will screw you at the platinum
You complete a game when you beat it, not completing some list of trophies. You people complaining about online trophies are weak, some trophies should be hard to get and if you don't play an online game in its first 6 months then it's your fault you can't get the trophy. If it bothers you so much that you have 98% of a games trophies, and can't get one trophy, then you have OCD problems.
Your comment is so idiotic. I can't even. You're saying, because of "6 months" if I paid $60 for a game at launch, but didn't play it til the 6th month and 1 day for numerous reasons. I can't get the trophy because it's not available anymore. That's my fault? You're nuts, lol! Games go on sale YEARS AFTER release all the time. So, not getting that online trophy is my fault because I should've bought the game at launch. How bout, if I buy your game with my hard earned money, a year after launch. I should get the same product everybody else paid for?
lol you should really think before you comment buddy.....hundreds of games released every year so you think there might be a small chance you cant play them all at release? lol least those people who have OCD issues have more than half a brain
"hundreds of games released every year so you think there might be a small chance you cant play them all at release?" This.
Drop the insanely stupid hard have to be timed right bullshit trophies I don't mind trophy hunting for fun once in a while. But if its a game I like and it has those stupidly hard have to be timed right trophies that ruins the fun of the game.
Haven't most games stopped requiring online trophies for the platinum? If they haven't that needs to cease entirely. I'd rather such trophies just went away completely, but I can live in a world where they're just optional. Making them a requirement is a design flaw IMHO.
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