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Missing Platforms on Exophase

Thurbo

New Member
Hey y'all,

I'm very new to this, basically just created my account, and so far this seems like an excellent tool to get an overview of my playtime and achievements in ordered lists and hopefully I can eventually clear most of my backlog. Fingers crossed.

But I immediately noticed that there's a few platforms strangely missing. When trying to manually add a game, there's no option to select Epic Games, itch.io, Game Jolt or Twitch. (Robot Cache is new and not well-known but it's a thing). Meanwhile, Linux and Mac are there and considered their own platforms, and PS5, a system that doesn't even exist yet, is already included in that list. Okay...
I understand not automatically tracking games of these platforms since they feature no achievements (yet), but they should at least be selectable for manual additions methinks. I would really appreciate it! :)

Another platform that does have achievements for automatic tracking and is missing is Social Club/Rockstar Games. Would be awesome if this could be added as well. Cheers, and thank for listening as well as creating this site. It's really quite fancy.
 

PortaledEdge

New Member
Oh sweet, achievement guides! Had no idea that was in progress, but that’s excellent. I’ve got some myself I would write (plus transferring one of mine from PSNProfiles)
 

x3sphere

Administrator
Staff member
Enforcer Team
For games that aren't tracked we pull that info from GiantBomb's database. The platform listings are setup the same way they have them. Unfortunately, they seem to lack some of the platforms you mention.

We do add missing games mentioned in this thread: https://forums.exophase.com/threads/game-database-additions-corrections.41296/

If an entire platform is missing, I'm willing to add it, but we need an easy way to import the data - preferably from the source itself. I'll look into the ones you mentioned. For Epic Games I think we'll wait for the achievement system since it's hopefully not far off from release.
 

Thurbo

New Member
Neat. I had no idea Epic was planning achievements but it indeed looks like it:

By the way, on your roadmap it says Uplay achievements are on hold, but from what I can see Uplay achievements are already being tracked. Is there something I'm missing or is that simply an error?
 

Sachifus

Member
Neat. I had no idea Epic was planning achievements but it indeed looks like it:

By the way, on your roadmap it says Uplay achievements are on hold, but from what I can see Uplay achievements are already being tracked. Is there something I'm missing or is that simply an error?
Hello! Only Uplay challenges are tracked at the moment, not the achievements ;)
 

Thurbo

New Member
Wow. I had no idea that Uplay had two types of achievements. I only knew about the challenges.

It's crazy, I went through my games to see all these achievements I apparently unlocked and never knew about. Does Uplay not notify you when you unlock an achievement?
 

U2NUMB

Active Member
By the way, on your roadmap it says Uplay achievements are on hold, but from what I can see Uplay achievements are already being tracked. Is there something I'm missing or is that simply an error?
Nope.. Uplay challenges are tracked. That is all that can be pulled.. Uplay achievements are not pulled. Leave it to Ubi to have 2 overlapping systems..
 
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