Coming from a Sony fanboy the one thing I like of x1 over ps4 is

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User Info: L0Z

L0Z
3 years ago#1
These dynamic Challenges with rewards. Challenges > achievements
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User Info: 2ndAtomisk

2ndAtomisk
3 years ago#2
They're pretty cool. Until they don't work. KI's Good Instincts challenge wouldn't unlock for anyone until like 2 days ago.
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User Info: Madness2012

Madness2012
3 years ago#3
I really like the challenges

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Lerp85
3 years ago#4
This is not new, just going to be more prominent. The first couple dead rising games had things you could unlock with achievements as well.
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Spetsnaz420
3 years ago#5
Yeah I gotta admit...MS totally nailed that one. I'd love it if Sony took this idea as well
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User Info: DesperateMonkey

DesperateMonkey
3 years ago#6
Lerp85 posted...
This is not new, just going to be more prominent. The first couple dead rising games had things you could unlock with achievements as well.


that's not the same at all. usually achievements just coincide with unlocks. challenges let developers add content after the games been released.
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boolzero
3 years ago#7
Lerp85 posted...
This is not new, just going to be more prominent. The first couple dead rising games had things you could unlock with achievements as well.


I think you are not understanding the concept of Challenges. They are post development and living (as in actively updated and changing) goals that are presented by the developer to gamers, with various rewards that are time limited. They are dynamic, time-exclusive and ever-changing, presented to the gamer almost like a news feed update to their Acheivements.

Think of the daily and weekly challenges in games like Halo multiplayer or other games, but that are not limited to multiplayer, that can have varied qualifying lengths of time to complete and that offer some reward that are usually not obtainable again once missed.

The example used here is the Reindeer mask for Dead Rising 3. If you don't meet that challenge by Chrustmas you will not be able to get that in game item again, period (or at least not until next year if they choose to recycle the challenge reward).
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