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!

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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 6.0.50 (Latest Release)

  • Fixed an issue with certain date strings incorrectly showing up as "Tomorrow" in certain time zones.

    06-29-2022 10:13 PM
  • Fixed a bug with the badge unlocked email notification.

    06-22-2022 12:47 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 06:44 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 03:29 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 10:06 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 07:19 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 04:59 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 02:28 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 06:15 PM
  • Updated the "I Believe I Can Fly" badge to include the Murder Diaries series.

    05-26-2022 11:36 PM
  • - 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 12:39 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 06:18 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 03:22 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 02:18 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 07:42 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 07:30 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 03:59 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 10:26 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 08:48 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 12:31 AM
  • Added smarter messaging for active streaks at risk of being broken

    03-20-2022 09:52 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 05:48 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 10:58 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 06:42 AM
  • Faster syncing of game progression! Our most efficient process for syncing changes in gamerscore yet.

    03-13-2022 08:33 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 03:28 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 03:13 AM
  • Updated the main forums page with some minor design tweaks. More to come on that long-overdue forums redesign soon. 😎

    03-13-2022 03:05 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.

    03-12-2022 11:08 PM
  • Improvements to the timeliness and frequency of milestones posted to gamertag profiles. Milestones are now much more accurate in capturing your best gaming moments and highlights.

    03-12-2022 11:01 PM
  • Build 6.0.20

  • Added in some more helpful messaging on member profiles to help indicate when syncing has been disabled or turned off. Added in smarter error handling to the profile syncing process for gamertags that are no longer valid.

    03-12-2022 03:42 PM
  • Massive database update to help optimize server resources using a different storage engine. All of our lovely database tables were affected by this change.

    03-12-2022 07:05 AM
  • Requesting a sync of your profile through the account dropdown in the header or on your member profile now syncs and updates your profile in real-time. This used to just add your profile to the front of the queue. Also added this as a new button at the top of member profiles.

    03-12-2022 07:01 AM
  • Updated all time zone labels from GMT to UTC. You know, since it's not 1970 anymore.

    03-11-2022 01:12 AM
  • Overhauled our email delivery system in accordance to modern security and anti-spoofing standards.

    03-11-2022 01:02 AM
  • Enhanced several pages within member profiles and game profiles to make it easier to share on other social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Discord.

    03-11-2022 12:52 AM
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements all around the site. Slimmed down a bunch of the code to help optimize future development.

    03-11-2022 12:43 AM
  • Another round of UI improvements. Profile backgrounds now show up on all pages of the profile, fixed an issue with logging in or signing up via connected sites like Twitter and Discord. Activity feeds now display total Gamerscore gained when unlocking multiple achievements. Corrected several inconsistencies that were left over from last month's design changes.

    03-08-2022 11:29 PM
  • Build 6.0.10

  • Minor design improvements and bug fixes to the players page on game profiles.

    03-08-2022 10:54 AM
  • Removed the requirement for users to have played a game before being able to post an achievement guide for the game.

    03-07-2022 06:43 PM
  • Updates to the dashboard to help bring you more of that pertinent information and links you are looking for. Minor update to friends activity listings.

    03-06-2022 01:06 AM
  • Build 6.0.00

  • Updated the way game ratings are shown on game profiles. Our star-based rating scale is now two-tone making it easier to read. This also comes with improved interactivity when submitting, changing or removing ratings.

    03-05-2022 02:13 AM
  • Another round of bug fixes and design updates with an emphasis on improving the user experience for those of you browsing the site on a tablet or comparable medium screen size.

    03-05-2022 02:02 AM
  • Fixed a bug with the "View unlocked achievements" link below your game progress information located in the sidebar of game pages.

    02-17-2022 07:51 PM
  • Added an option to filter achievements by achievement label from the achievements page on game profiles. This new control enables you to select multiple labels (if they are defined) to filter from.

    02-17-2022 07:49 PM
  • Added a couple of new filters to the achievements page on member profiles. This includes options for filtering achievements by achievement label, gamerscore, and game genre. Also fixed a bug related to the achievement visibility setting under Gamertag Settings.

    02-17-2022 07:47 PM