Badges, medals, trophies, records, distinctions, skill points or achievements, they provide players milestones to work towards, goals to complete, and can instill a sense of accomplishment for completing them. Use this tag if your question is about earning a particular achievement.

Achievements are found in many video games. They provide the player with additional goals to complete. Common examples of achievements may be gaining a certain amount of points, completing set tasks, finding hidden areas of a level or progressing to a certain point in the story.

Services:

The following services support achievements for games played on them:

  • - iOS and possibly Mac OS X in the future.
  • - PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation portables
  • - Windows and Mac OS X
  • - Xbox 360, Xbox One and certain Windows games
  • - Amazon Kindle Fire

3rd-party:

  • - 3rd party achievement/leaderboard/buddy service for iOS devices. (Homepage)
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