Microsoft wants to start rewarding players for good behavior

During a GDC conference, development lead Frank Savage said that Microsoft doesn’t just want to punish and ban bad players but also reward those who show good behavior.

In an interview with Polygon, Savage said: “If your reputation is “soaring because you’re this amazing player that everyone wants to be with,” Xbox Live’s reputation algorithm may recognize that and dole out unspecified rewards. It’s Microsoft’s way of saying, “Thanks for being such a good member of the community, here’s a reward,” Savage said. The reward system sounds different from Microsoft’s Xbox Community Level system, detailed last year, which recognizes actions from the existing Xbox Community Ambassadors initiative.”

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