It had been reported earlier this week that all achievements would be recorded automatically –– read the full Examiner report here –– but Microsoft executive Albert Penello said otherwise.
Penello said developers could even use the auto-record feature for just hidden achievements or cool feats during the game, but it would be up to their discretion.
“Basically we allow developers access to GameDVR and they can put conditions on an automatic recording,” Penello said. “But not every Achievement will automatically be recorded.”
The Xbox One will, however, record the last five minutes of any gameplay so that gamers can go back and capture video of achievements themselves.
The Xbox One hits shelves in the United States and 12 other markets on Nov. 22.