Xbox One reputation system pools rage-quitters together

Microsoft introducing new reputation system that’ll put the bad boys and girls together

July 7, 2013
troll header

Microsoft has confirmed that the company is working on a system for Xbox One that helps segregate the trouble-makers on Xbox Live from the fair-players.

The new system will place reputation on players, therefore pooling the “bad” players together, then hopefully allowing for more sportsmanlike gaming for the rest of the users.

“There are industry best practices we’ve looked at, about giving kudos and props to people who behave well, explained Microsoft’s senior product manager Mike Lavin.

“We’ve learned from everything we’ve seen, and we’re trying to take it to the next level. So there’ll be very good things that happen to people that just play their games and are good participants. And you’ll start to see some effects if you continue to play bad or, or harass other people en masse. You’ll probably end up starting to play more with other people that are more similar to you.”

Xbox One Home UI 3

Xbox One dashboard

Lavin also assured gamers that there is no way to shortcut the system, such as players who team up against you to hurt your reputation.

Lavin also explained that examples of positive behaviour might include engaging with Microsoft’s community programmes, such as Xbox Live Rewards.

“Reputation is just like Achievements – you want your Reputation score as high as you can get it. There may even be opportunities where if you participate in some of our community programmes, your reputation can even get higher.”

Source: OXM

More Xbox One news:

Xbox One will use QR Codes for text input

Xbox exec clarifies “meaningless” spec comparison comment

Microsoft debunks Amazon’s Xbox One launch date

PS4, Xbox One game prices on the table

AMD Xbox One deal valued at USD3-billion revenue

Tags: headline, Microsoft, Mike Lavin, reputation system, XBL, xbox, Xbox Live, Xbox one

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyGaming – technology images can be found here

Poll

Does Battlefield Hardline excite you?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Latest News

Your first taste of the new Hitman movie

Hitman movie header

20th Century Fox has revealed the new Hitman, and yes, the shaved-head Agent 47 is dual wielding pistols

The hardest games I’ve ever played

Super Meat Boy

One man, one game, many deaths

This week’s best gaming deals

XCOM-Enemy-Within

Come one, come all, as we present a ton of games at low prices

The Last of Us Remastered pre-order price roundup

The last of us remastered

If you are still undecided as to whether you want The Last of Us Remastered, here is a little nudge in the right direction

bool(true)
X

Newsletter Subscription

Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image


Free MyGaming Newsletter:
Subscribe
X