As anyone who has been on Sporcle for any period of time will tell you, we absolutely LOVE badges. For over seven years, we’ve been releasing three new badges every week for our users to earn, and one thing we’ve been hearing from users since almost the beginning is that you want MORE.
One of the things that we’ve been asked for a LOT since first rolling out badges is for the ability to re-earn them, either by removing the progress earned on a badge to earn it again OR to allow users to earn certain badges a second, third, or fourth time if they want.
With that in mind, we are thrilled to introduce Badge Levels for our Orange subscribers!
Although we’ve started small, with only 50 or so badges being leveled, we’re going to add this feature to more and more badges — HUNDREDS more are on the way! Levelable badges will be identifiable by a number underneath them to let you know where your progress currently sits. Check out the list on your personal badge page so you know what to play to continue leveling up!
How Do Levels Work?
If you go to your list of badges, you’ll see that you can now sort them by the level you’ve reached. Any badge with a number in the level column can be leveled up. Every time you re-complete the requirements for earning the badge, you will be granted a new level of progress for it. Further, clicking on the badge itself will take you to a leaderboard that can show you the global leaders for the badge AND your friends’ progress on levels!
In the coming weeks, we’ll be adding more and more badges to the list where you can level up — including badges that will backfill your levels automatically! So if you want to know where you stand on the all-time list for Movies quizzes played, make sure you have an Orange account and find out. If you don’t have an Orange account, we’ll still be releasing three weekly badges for everyone, so you can keep earning as usual!
We hope you enjoy this fun new feature!