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Old 02-06-2009, 11:08 PM   #1
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Stackable Games for Gamerscore (2+ Versions with Achievements)

Please do not ask in this thread about upcoming games stacking. Unless the game is confirmed to be GFWL with no cross-platform functionality, there is no way for us to know that information until we find a stacking game on someone's profile. And if that happens, it will certainly be posted about right away by myself or one of our many experts. So as not to annoy me, just assume every game will not stack, and then when an announcement comes that one does, you can be pleasantly surprised. Thanks!

Also, please check the Change Log below before asking any questions. The main body of the thread does not get updated very frequently, so this will have any news on the newest stacking games first.

The purpose of this thread is to make note of all the games that can be played more than once for extra gamerscore. If this concept confuses you, here are three situations that exist to cover why this thread is needed:
  1. Games that can be played on the 360 and on the PC for points both times.
  2. Games that can be played on the 360 from multiple regions for points each time.
  3. [Upcoming] Games that can be played on the 360 and the One for points each time.
Be aware that most of these games are region specific. So, when attempting to purchase a game off this list that you will need the appropriate console to play it. If a game is listed as having a German version and you live in the US, it will most likely not play on your console. There are three different types of 360 consoles. They are as follows:
  • NTSC (North America)
  • PAL (Europe/Australia)
  • NTSC-J (Asia)
Now, however many versions of a game appear below, that is the number of times it can appear on your gamercard and can be played for points. BioShock is obviously one of the most "whoreable" games (not a real word) and can be played a total of 4 times. However, this game illustrates an issue where DLC achievements may not appear on all versions. I have noted this issue when it occurs.

Concerning any Xbox Live Arcade games: these can all be played on your same main console, but you will need to create a new Gamertag from that specific region to download them. You will also need to add points to that tag as they will not transfer from your main name. Once you have downloaded the game, you can switch to your main profile and play it from there to get your extra points.

Social Group
The above linked social group was created for further discussion of stackable games. There you may find additional information by some of our experts about how to obtain some of the games below. A few require extra lengths (VPN tricks, credit cards from the specific region, etc) or extra accounts and different region MSP, so you may find information about that there.

So, on to the lists... each game is linked to its achievement page on the main site, and the total number of versions will be in parentheses after the name of the game. Now, please also note that when I say "all other regions" that a game may not actually be available in your specific region. Some games do not get EU releases or NA releases, or take a long time to come out in other regions. What I mean by "all other regions" is that any other version of the game you purchase will only appear as one list on your gamercard and that you should use the linked checklist if you play it. Only the versions listed with the specific country or region are the "stackable" versions.

Change Log
  • January 12, 2011: Venetica added (2)
  • January 13, 2011: Mass Effect 2 added (2)
  • January 19, 2011: Dragon Age Origins added (2)
  • February 10, 2011: Dance Paradise added (2)
  • February 16, 2011: Dead Space 2 added (2)
  • February 16, 2011: Bulletstorm added (2)
  • March 22, 2011: Divinity 2: Dragon Knight Saga added (2)
  • March 23, 2011: Fable 3 added (2)
  • April 9, 2011: Pinball Hall of Fame: Williams Collection added (2)
  • April 10, 2011: Brunswick Pro Bowling added (2)
  • April 25, 2011: Operation Flashpoint: Red River added (2)
  • April 30, 2011: Section 8: Prejudice added (2)
  • May 13, 2011: Record of Agarest War Zero: Dawn of War added (2)
  • May 18, 2011: Dirt 3 added (2)
  • May 22, 2011: Battle vs. Chess added (2)
  • June 16, 2011: Catherine added (2)
  • June 17, 2011: Brink added (2)
  • June 24, 2011: Virtua Tennis 4 added (2)
  • July 7, 2011: Carnival Games added (2)
  • July 7, 2011: Super Street Fighter IV added (2)
  • August 25, 2011: Hunted: The Demon's Forge added (2)
  • August 26, 2011: Champion Jockey added (2)
  • September 4, 2011: Air Conflicts: Secret Wars added (2)
  • September 9, 2011: The Cursed Crusade added (2)
  • September 12, 2011: Dead Island added (2)
  • September 20, 2011: F1 2011 added (2)
  • September 25, 2011: DoDonPachi Resurrection added (2)
  • October 6, 2011: Otomedius Excellent added (2)
  • October 11, 2011: Just Dance Kids 2 added (2)
  • October 12, 2011: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record added (2)
  • October 28, 2011: Family Game Night 4: The Game Show added (2)
  • October 30, 2011: Saints Row: The Third added (2)
  • November 22, 2011: Batman: Arkham City added (2)
  • November 30, 2011: Catherine added (3)
  • November 30, 2011: Jillian Michaels' Fitness Adventure (2)
  • January 7, 2012: Greg Hastings Paintball 2 (2)
  • February 11, 2012: Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection added (PC)
  • February 18, 2012: Armored Core 5 added (US)
  • February 18, 2012: Dragon Age 2 added (JP)
  • February 18, 2012: Attack of the Movies 3D added (EU)
  • March 5, 2012: Phantom Breaker added (US)
  • March 20, 2012: Armored Core 5 updated (PAL) [3]
  • March 22, 2012: The Witcher 2 added (EU) [2]
  • March 22, 2012: Warriors Orochi 3 added [2]
  • April 4, 2012: Armored Cored 5 updated (Asia) [4]
  • April 4, 2012: Duke Nukem Forever added (Japan) [2]
  • April 4, 2012: Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet added (PC) [2]
  • April 12, 2012: Akai Katana added (Rest of World) [2]
  • April 27, 2012: Toy Soldiers (PC) [2]
  • May 5, 2012: Street Fighter X Tekken (PC) [2]
  • May 5, 2012: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (PC) [2]
  • May 12, 2012: Let's Dance added (US) [2]
  • May 16, 2012: Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion added (EU) [2]
  • June 10, 2012: AFL Live added (PC) [2]
  • June 8, 2012: Game of Thrones (PAL) added [2]
  • June 30, 2012: The Witcher 2 updated (Japan) [3]
  • July 23, 2012: Iron Brigade added (PC) [2]
  • July 31, 2012: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning added (Japan) [2]
  • August 3, 2012: Dark Souls added (PC) [2]
  • August 11, 2012: Testament of Sherlock Holmes added (US) [2]
  • September 6, 2012: Carrier Command: Gaea Mission added (US) [2]
  • September 7, 2012: Sleeping Dogs added (JP) [2]
  • September 7, 2012: Kinect Sesame Street TV added (DVD) [2]
  • September 7, 2012: Kinect Nat Geo TV added (DVD) [2]
  • September 14, 2012: Under Defeat HD (EU) [2]
  • October 28, 2012: Darksiders 2 (JP) [2]
  • November 2, 2012: Sleeping Dogs (DE) [3]
  • December 12, 2012: Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legengs (PC) [2]
  • January 16, 2013: Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (AOR) [2]
  • January 19, 2013: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (PC) [2]
  • June 5, 2013: Dead Island: Riptide (J) [2]
  • June 16, 2013: Dynasty Warriors 8 (China) [2]
  • June 28, 2013: Metro: Last Light (Japan) [2]
  • August 14, 2013: Armored Core: Verdict Day (Japan) [2]
  • August 23, 2013: Saints Row 4 (Australia) [2]
  • January 27, 2014: Earth Defense Force 2025 (aka EDF 4, AOR) [2]
  • January 27, 2014: Dragon's Lair (W8) [2]





Information on Mobile games (WP7/8)

Due to the inherent difference in the platform (the Windows Phone 7/8), we will not be listing WP7/WP8 games as stackable, despite many similar titles being available with achievements. There are quite a few XBLA ports that might warrant additions (Frogger, etc.), but because there are also some retail ports (Guitar Hero 5, etc.) the distinctions will be too varied and it is best to just avoid the "this should, this shouldn't" issues that will likely come about. For a complete list of all WP7 games with achievements, click here. For discussion on mobile gaming, click here.

Information on PC games (GFWL)

For additional information about playing PC games for achievements, including a complete list of current and upcoming games with LIVE functionality, click here. For discussion on PC gaming, click here.
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