Microsoft today made the announcement about the rebranding of SkyDrive to OneDrive and also announced updated Android apps, new storage plans, etc. Apart from Windows, iOS and Android, OneDrive is also available on Xbox One. You can save your recorded game videos to OneDrive directly and share it with your community. Or you can sit back and relax your OneDrive photos albums and videos as slideshows. Xbox One team also announced that you can now earn Xbox Live Achievements for using OneDrive on Xbox One. Here’s a few of the achievements you can earn: Week one winner – Open OneDrive on Xbox One in the first week Week one wizard – Play 20 photos in a slideshow from your camera roll in the first week Hope those aren’t all selfies… – View 10 photos from your camera roll Long exposure – View 100,000 photos On a roll – Watch five ...

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OXM has snagged another exclusive interview, this time with Chad Gibson, Xbox Live’s principle group program manager, who talked about how Microsoft has “super-charged” Achievements on Xbox One. One of the major changes coming with the Xbox One is that achievements will be more dynamic.  Instead of being coded into the game itself (released through DLC add-ons), achievement data is stored in the cloud.  This allows developers to change and add achievements anytime. “We’ve found a pattern where a user will buy a game, they’ll play the game, they’ll max out the Achievements within three to four weeks, and they’re still playing the game six months later,” Gibson observed. “We really wanted to make all our Achievement systems fully embrace cloud power. Which is why in this generation it’s all cloud Achievements.” “So, the general guidance we give to Achievements on how they’re utilised – conceptually, that’s the same, but the big decoupling ...

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