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Rumour : Microsoft Contemplating Non-Gaming Achievements?

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Microsoft recently sent out an achievement related survey, looking for a bit of gamer’s insight. One of the questions stood out as being particularly interesting :

Providing Achievements for non-gaming uses of your Xbox 360 (e.g., “The Film Buff: You’ve watched 50 DVD’s”)

Achievements have no doubt worked well for Microsoft; while I have little interest in the digital bragging rights, many gamers go out of their way to acquire them- lured by and addicted to the sound and euphoria that accompany them. Some even buy notoriously bad games just to get their achievements.

Are Microsoft looking to add a little addiction to the rest of your digital life?

Source : Joystiq

Last Updated: February 18, 2009

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