The Epic Games Store is launching a new achievement system next week.
Titled Epic Achievements, it will initially support a handful of titles but is expected to be rolled out to all developers “in the coming months”.
At launch, players will be able to collect XP by earning Epic Achievements in games including Rocket League, Hades, Pillars of Eternity, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Zombie Army 4 and Alan Wake Remastered.
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These are the four tiers and the amount of XP each one grants players:
- Bronze: 5-45 XP
- Silver: 50-95 XP
- Gold: 100-200 XP
- Platinum: 250 XP
Supported titles will have an Epic Achievements details page for sharing and tracking progress. Achievements and progress towards unlocking XP will also be displayed in players’ libraries.
Achievements available in each game will be viewable when browsing the Epic Games Store too.
Epic started rolling out a “developer achievement” system for certain games in July 2020 but said this new unified system “adds additional benefits for players and brings them more in line with achievement systems on other platforms”.
Existing achievements will remain functional if developers choose not to integrate them with Epic Achievements. If they are integrated, progress will carry over and players will automatically earn account XP.
Empire building game Europa Universalis IV is currently free to download from the Epic Games Store until October 7, when it will be replaced by PC Building Simulator.