A tweet from Xbox LIVE Rewards suggests that soon, 360 users may earn rewards for earning Achievements in games. Here’s the tweet: “We’ve hit 50,000 followers, which means it’s time for an announcement! Coming Fall: a new way to earn Rewards based on your Achievements.” That’s pretty much it, but since Xbox LIVE Rewards hands out free Microsoft Points when users complete objectives and other XBL interactions, it’s assumed players will earn points in some capacity for this. Thanks, Videogamer.
In order to reduce game sales outside of Steam, Valve will no longer automatically fulfil key requests from devs
Valve is making an unprecedented move to curtail the number of Steam game sales happening outside of Steam itself.
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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life finally has a solid release date in the West.
Xbox Live Achievements
Xbox One allows developers to add achievements to a game post launch, but Microsoft has taken steps to make sure players won’t be overwhelmed with said achievements.
Microsoft has disclosed the number of Achievements that have been accumulated since the incentives were implemented in 2005.