Changelog

Each day, our team is working to update and upgrade the site to make your user experience better. You can always check out this page for a list of features we've added, or just to see what we're up to!

If you have an idea for a feature you'd like to see on Gamertag Nation, be sure and post it to the Feature Requests forum.

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  • Current Roadmap

  • Twitter integration is on the way! Soon you'll be able to auto post your milestones, achievements and games to Twitter. This comes with controls to select the type of updates you want posted.

  • Ability to add games to your boost list so others know if you're available to play/boost. Looking to play with others to help unlock those pesky online achievements? You will soon be able to view other gamers that are also looking to boost games on your boost list.

  • Game Sessions/Events hub - create and manage scheduled gaming events for boosting, competitive play and featured community events

  • Opt-in for notifications when new DLC achievements are added to a game you have played (disabled by default)

  • Build 6.0.70 (Latest Release)

  • Updated backend for syncing gamertag information, game history and achievements.

    11-07-2022 08:49 PM
  • Fixed a number of syncing issues related to updates to the API

    10-16-2022 10:13 AM
  • - Fixed a bug causing some multi-platform games to be excluded from platform-specific leaderboards
    - Added Xbox Series X|S as a filter option for Site Leaderboards and Custom Leaderboards.

    08-22-2022 08:30 PM
  • - You can now sort achievements by the total number of members that have unlocked it. This is available for achievement listings on game profiles, member profiles, and in the Explore > Achievements area.
    - Updated the achievement labels filter to include a total for each label shown in the list.
    - Another round of minor design updates and bug fixes!

    08-19-2022 08:32 PM
  • Build 6.0.60

  • Added "Super Cereal" and "Say Cheese and Die" badges. These two member-suggested badges were submitted in the forums.

    08-18-2022 07:22 AM
  • Added the "You're Not Allowed" and "Ultimate Spider-Man" badges. Both of these badges were submitted via the badge submissions thread in the forums.

    08-18-2022 12:13 AM
  • Added the "Fun While It Lasted" and "Strictly Confidential" series of badges.

    08-16-2022 11:27 AM
  • You can now filter any of our built in site leaderboards by country. This suggestion was submitted via the Feature Requests forum.

    08-04-2022 05:50 PM
  • Added a tracker for the Enthusiast series of badges to the Dashboard.

    08-03-2022 11:15 PM
  • - Fixed an issue with the way Xbox Series X|S games are tallied on gamertag profiles.
    - Fixed a bug when updating multiple subscriptions on the Thread Subscriptions page.

    08-03-2022 03:26 PM
  • Our biggest redesign in 10 years is coming... Completely new UI with an emphasis on enhancing your overall experience while you're here.

    07-28-2022 04:22 AM
  • - Better support for tablet and small desktop screens
    - Minor updates to the header on game and user profiles for better support on smaller screens with custom backgrounds.
    - Updated pagination controls throughout the entire site
    - A variety pack of under the hood future-proofing code updates. Flux capacitor located.

    07-26-2022 09:43 PM
  • Build 6.0.50

  • - Added an alert at the top of game profiles for games with an unobtainable achievement
    - Updated pagination controls

    07-23-2022 04:21 AM
  • - Updated the embedded achievements view within activity feeds to include achievement description and larger image.
    - Fixed a bug when submitting posts to the activity feed.
    - Fixed a bug with the last post date format when searching for new posts in the forums.
    - Updated the "I Believe I Can Fly" badge to include games from the "Life of Fly" series.
    - Massive performance improvements are on the way for the entire site.

    07-23-2022 12:49 AM
  • Updated the "Top of the Pops" badge to include the Let's Sing series

    07-20-2022 05:44 PM
  • Minor update to the achievements page on gamertag profiles. You will now see daily achievement and gamerscore totals when grouping by date.

    07-20-2022 12:04 AM
  • Added "Summer Playlist 2022" badge and updated several badge icons.

    07-02-2022 02:14 AM
  • Fixed an issue with certain date strings incorrectly showing up as "Tomorrow" in certain time zones.

    06-29-2022 11:13 PM
  • Fixed a bug with the badge unlocked email notification.

    06-22-2022 01:47 PM
  • - Several under the hood updates to greatly optimize loading time of game images, achievement tiles, and gamerpics. This reduced the file size of images used around the site by up to 80%.
    - Fixed a bug causing a small minority of games to not sync up with the correct number of achievements after a gamerscore update.

    06-09-2022 07:44 PM
  • - Added a new DLC Availability filter to all achievement and DLC listings on member and game profiles, and on the main achievement and DLC pages found under the Explore menu
    - Added a small label next to the Microsoft Store link towards the top of game profiles for games that are available for free

    06-07-2022 04:29 AM
  • - Added "No-Hitter" badge
    - Updated the "Grand Slam" badge so games from the MLB The Show series are included
    - Updated the "Game, Set, Match" badge to include games from the Tennis World Tour and AO Tennis series
    - Updated and redesigned a bunch of badge icons to larger, crisper icon format

    06-06-2022 11:06 PM
  • - Delisted DLC packs will now be identified as such on achievement lists.
    - Updated member profiles that have a background so they match the latest game profile design.

    06-04-2022 08:19 AM
  • - You can now set a game background as your profile background using the dropdown located at the top of game profiles. This is in addition to our existing options for uploading your own custom background or setting your profile background based on your most recently game.
    - Fixed a bug which was preventing a custom background from being uploaded.

    06-04-2022 05:59 AM
  • - Added the "Off the Grid" series of badges and added tracking for how many achievements a gamertag has unlocked offline.
    - Added a new sort option to the Gamertags listing under the Community menu for sorting gamertags by the number of achievements they've unlocked offline.

    06-04-2022 03:28 AM
  • - Fixed an issue with the "Show secret achievement details" option when navigating between Unlocked and Locked achievements on game profiles.
    - Updated and redesigned a bunch of badge icons to larger, crisper icon format. *pssst* (new badges are on the way this weekend!)
    - Updated the Snowboarding genre to also include Skiing games. Renamed genre to "Snowboarding/Skiing"
    - Added the Cross-Play label to every game with cross-play features. This list will continue to expand as new games are released.
    - Increased the Badge Points (BP) values for several rare badges. More adjustments are planned for a handful of easy and common badges.

    06-02-2022 07:15 PM
  • Updated the "I Believe I Can Fly" badge to include the Murder Diaries series.

    05-27-2022 12:36 AM
  • - Added a new Gamerscore filter to the games page on member profiles. Includes an option for Divisible by 5 and Not Divisible by 5.
    - Updated Dashboard to include your running totals of achievements, gamerscore and games played over the last 30 days. Additional date ranges arw on the way too.
    - Updated badge listings so that locked badges are grayed out while logged in.
    - Updated the Rate Your Recent Games section of the dashboard to show full game titles.
    - Redesigned a handful of badges for improved badge icon scaling.

    05-13-2022 01:39 AM
  • Build 6.0.40

  • - Updated the requirements for unlocking the "I've Played 'Em All" badge. Replaced Windows Phone with Xbox Series X|S in the list of required platforms.
    - Fixed a bug with the dates that are shown for the Game of the Week.
    - Updated the New Releases area so your selected time zone is reflected in the results.
    - Updated the search box at the top of the site so it searches "Everything" by default while on certain pages. This used to default to the type of results related to the area of the site you were visiting. For example, while viewing a game profile this used to search just game records.
    - Additional improvements to the frequency of email notifications and activity feed posts when certain badges are unlocked.

    05-07-2022 07:18 AM
  • - Minor update which should help fix an issue with the frequency of email notifications and activity feed posts when certain badges are unlocked.
    - Fixed several broken links within the description of the "Summer of Arcade" badges.

    05-04-2022 04:22 PM
  • For a limited time, we've eliminated the hourly limit for manually syncing achievements for games that are available on the Windows Phone platform. You can manually sync these achievements anytime straight from the game profile itself.

    05-03-2022 03:18 AM
  • Several under the hood performance enhancements in preparation for some nifty updates on the way. Soon you will be able to post your own reactions for posts in the forums and activity feed.

    04-30-2022 08:42 AM
  • - Added some nifty in-page badge notifications for tons of eligible badges like Queue Jumper, Playing Favorites, Wishful Thinking and others.
    - Updated the Stats table located in the sidebar of user profiles and on the dashboard to populate data as soon as new gamertags have completed the initial syncing process. This was previously limited to only show up following a weekly update of their totals.
    - Additional bug fixes for achievement streak tracking.

    04-09-2022 08:30 PM
  • Build 6.0.30

  • - Fixed issues related to navigating to the Last Post and First Unread post in threads.
    - Updated the unread forum indicators on the main forums page so they accurately represent whether or not you have unread posts in each forum shown.

    04-06-2022 04:59 AM
  • - Added search controls, filters and layout options to collection profiles.
    - Fixed a formatting issue with collection descriptions.
    - Changed the limit for collection descriptions from 250 to 500 characters.

    04-05-2022 11:26 PM
  • - Improved accuracy and reliability of achievement streak tracking.
    - Updated the daily and weekly Stats table in the sidebar of member profile pages to reflect dates and totals based solely on that user's time zone.
    - Fixed an issue with member avatars not showing up in the new private message email notification.
    - Enhancements to the email delivery system using the latest anti-phishing and security standards.
    - Added more helpful descriptions and tips to certain badge profiles.
    - Added a section to the Help Center related to the DLC scoring options on the Gamertag Settings page.
    - Fixed some database errors on the main achievements and challenges pages.
    - A brand new layout toggle is on the way for achievement listings! Soon you'll be able to toggle between a list and thumbnail...

    - Improved accuracy and reliability of achievement streak tracking.
    - Updated the daily and weekly Stats table in the sidebar of member profile pages to reflect dates and totals based solely on that user's time zone.
    - Fixed an issue with member avatars not showing up in the new private message email notification.
    - Enhancements to the email delivery system using the latest anti-phishing and security standards.
    - Added more helpful descriptions and tips to certain badge profiles.
    - Added a section to the Help Center related to the DLC scoring options on the Gamertag Settings page.
    - Fixed some database errors on the main achievements and challenges pages.
    - A brand new layout toggle is on the way for achievement listings! Soon you'll be able to toggle between a list and thumbnail view on member profiles and game profiles.
    - Updated our chunky database error page - here's to hoping you don't encounter one in the wild!

    04-04-2022 09:48 PM
  • - Added "We're Going Streaking VI" badge so those of you with a 100+ day achievement streak still have something to work towards!
    - Fixed a number of design issues with list view on the games page of member profiles.
    - Added in some helpful text to show exactly when a badge is awarded for holiday or date-based badges.
    - Small update to the achievement labels help page in the help center. Good examples for each of these achievement labels will soon be added there too.
    - Fixed a bug that was causing multiple achievement streak-related badge notifications to be sent out all at once via email and on the activity feed following the initial syncing process. This would happen when unlocking multiple related badges after building streak data.

    04-03-2022 01:31 AM
  • Added smarter messaging for active streaks at risk of being broken

    03-20-2022 10:52 PM
  • - Updated the way data is retrieved from the My Stats table in the sidebar of the dashboard and on member profiles. This table will now reflect the profile user's timezone.

    - Beginning to work on larger, scalable badge icons. 2 down, only 400+ more to go.

    - Fixed a bug when posting achievement streaks to the activity feed. Also updated the link for these posts so it will send you to the proper results.

    03-18-2022 06:48 AM
  • - Added "Mission Impossible", "Kiss My Asphalt" and "Prankster" badges. All of these badges were submitted by community members.

    - Updated achievements page on member profiles, filters panel is now collapsed by default with active filters indicator.

    - GTN Profile Updates: Gamertags may now ask for their profile background to be automatically updated based on their most recent game.

    - Some badges are now setup to display a message as soon as you unlock them.

    - Sprinkled some magic dust on the home page (only visible if you're logged out).

    - Tons of crafty framework improvements and rewrites after many hours of staring at code.

    03-16-2022 11:58 PM
  • Fixed a bug related to tracking achievement streaks. This was caused by timezone differences as it relates to Daylight Savings Time.

    03-16-2022 07:42 AM
  • Faster syncing of game progression! Our most efficient process for syncing changes in gamerscore yet.

    03-13-2022 09:33 PM
  • Removed the option to enable/disable syncing of newer platforms on the Gamertag Settings page. This option is no longer needed and has been replaced by the existing "Sync my entire gamertag profile" option on the Gamertag Settings page.

    03-13-2022 04:28 AM
  • Added two new game availability labels for use in filtering game and achievement listings. You can now view which games feature Cross-Play or Xbox on Steam capabilities. These new labels will be applied to game details moving forward.

    03-13-2022 04:13 AM
  • Updated the main forums page with some minor design tweaks. More to come on that long-overdue forums redesign soon. 😎

    03-13-2022 04:05 AM
  • Massive cleanup of older gamertag profiles - the largest purge in our site's history! A significant number of gamertag profiles were stuck in the initial syncing phase due to changes in their Xbox Live privacy settings many years ago. These profiles are now syncing up properly.

    03-13-2022 12:08 AM