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.
The following services support achievements for games played on them:
- game-center - iOS and possibly Mac OS X in the future.
- psn - PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation portables
- steam - Windows and Mac OS X
- xbox-live - Xbox 360, Xbox One and certain Windows games
- game-circle - Amazon Kindle Fire