egmnow
My Games
New Games
Top Games



Microsoft planning to reward good behavior on Xbox Live

By
Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 06:04am

 

Microsoft is planning on rewarding Xbox One players who demonstrate good social behavior while playing over Xbox Live instead of just punishing bad behavior.

Frank Savage, partner and development lead at Microsoft, said during a GDC talk that it hopes that this system will “actively encourage them to be better.” If your reputation is ”soaring because you’re this amazing player that everyone wants to be with,” then you may be rewarded. Savage explained that it’s a way of saying ”Thanks for being such a good member of the community, here’s a reward.”

Later Savage informed Polygon that the company is still in the “brainstorming” stages of the system and hasn’t decided what the rewards will be.

Currently players who frequently receive negative feedback on Xbox Live will have their negative score shown on their gamercard and will be grouped with other players in a similar situation while playing online.

Source: Polygon

Matthew Bennett, Associate Editor
Matthew Bennett finally got his big break with EGM three years ago, following years of volunteer work for various sites. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Follow him on Twitter @mattyjb89. Meet the rest of the crew.

Partner Pages

Subscribe
Subscribe
Subscribe



EGM MEDIA, LLC
8840 Wilshire Blvd.,
Third Floor,
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
egm

© 2014 EGM Media LLC. All rights reserved. Trademarks belong to their respective owners.
Website Interface © 2012 EGM Digital Media, LLC.