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#1 Posted : Friday, October 10, 2014 10:58:31 PM(UTC)
Having just won another championship, I was having a celebratory hoon around a vineyard, when I won my 65th skill point. I went to spend it (and found I actually had 4 skill points saved up), and subsequently purchased the last 2 perks I needed.

However, the achievement "Stone Cold Skiller" (earn 65 skill points) did not pop. Checking the achievements app, it is stuck at 98%.

I have tried a few things; I kept earning skill score, a couple of hundred thousand in fact, with no luck. Checked my in-game stats, sure enough it says I have earned 65. I did the road trip to the next location, maybe it needed a "Save point" or something to pop, no luck.

I manually quit the game from the dash, rebooted it. No dice. Power cycled my console. Ditto. Still no achievement, still stuck at 98%.

The only thing to note is that the previous two achievements I earned (restore 10 barn finds and own 50 cars), popped but without notification. Oh, and my barn finds panel in the menu still has a "New" icon on it, even though I have accepted, upgraded, and extensively driven all 10 cars. So, a few weird things happening here.

I know a few people have had this 98% progress problem but so far have met with no reply. Help please!
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#2 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 8:41:44 AM(UTC)
Same here it's extremely frustrating because I need 4 more points until tier 7.
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#3 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 9:25:07 AM(UTC)
The NEW Barn fInds thing is a glitch and may or may not go away. Mine still pops up 9 out of every 10 times I see that in the garage.

Try hard resetting your console again. When you return to FH2, boot up the game, and try going into an Online session, play a bit, and return to Solo. This may help the game communicate with the servers.

Also, note that the achievement says "Earn 65 Skill Points" but what you must really do is unlock all perks to make the achievement pop. It's slightly mislabeled.

Edited by user Saturday, October 11, 2014 9:27:08 AM(UTC)  | Reason: adding additional information

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#4 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 11:32:34 AM(UTC)
Originally Posted by: PPiDrive Go to Quoted Post


Also, note that the achievement says "Earn 65 Skill Points" but what you must really do is unlock all perks to make the achievement pop. It's slightly mislabeled.



My achievement flagged up before I had unlocked all the perks.
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#5 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:21:51 PM(UTC)
Originally Posted by: PPiDrive Go to Quoted Post
The NEW Barn fInds thing is a glitch and may or may not go away. Mine still pops up 9 out of every 10 times I see that in the garage.

Try hard resetting your console again. When you return to FH2, boot up the game, and try going into an Online session, play a bit, and return to Solo. This may help the game communicate with the servers.

Also, note that the achievement says "Earn 65 Skill Points" but what you must really do is unlock all perks to make the achievement pop. It's slightly mislabeled.


Thanks but I've tried all of that.

Actually I have popped three achievements since reaching 65 skill points; Purple Wristband, Horizon Champion and Super Meet Boy. So I know the game has communicated with the achievement servers.

No, this is an issue that is going to need a patch I think. The game has miscounted how many skill points I have earned and it needs to take another look.

I just wish a dev or some kind of representative of Playground or Turn 10 would acknowledge this is an issue and say it's being looked into. Right now it feels like no-one cares and I'll be stuck with this forever. Things like this take the shine off an otherwise awesome game. Not what I need when I am about to write a review.
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#6 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 1:57:08 PM(UTC)
Mine's currently stuck at 96%. I've earned 65 skill points and unlocked all perks. Tried rebooting and going online but still nothing.
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#7 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 2:10:52 PM(UTC)
I also tried rebooting console, deleting all local saves, rebooting again (it does this automatically), reloading the game, and waiting an age for it to sync my save from the cloud. It took about half an hour, but once I was back in the game, there was no change. Still have all 65 perks, the stats say the same, but the achievement is still stuck at 98%.
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#8 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 3:05:36 PM(UTC)
Originally Posted by: Ozzpot Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: PPiDrive Go to Quoted Post
The NEW Barn fInds thing is a glitch and may or may not go away. Mine still pops up 9 out of every 10 times I see that in the garage.

Try hard resetting your console again. When you return to FH2, boot up the game, and try going into an Online session, play a bit, and return to Solo. This may help the game communicate with the servers.

Also, note that the achievement says "Earn 65 Skill Points" but what you must really do is unlock all perks to make the achievement pop. It's slightly mislabeled.


Thanks but I've tried all of that.

Actually I have popped three achievements since reaching 65 skill points; Purple Wristband, Horizon Champion and Super Meet Boy. So I know the game has communicated with the achievement servers.

No, this is an issue that is going to need a patch I think. The game has miscounted how many skill points I have earned and it needs to take another look.

I just wish a dev or some kind of representative of Playground or Turn 10 would acknowledge this is an issue and say it's being looked into. Right now it feels like no-one cares and I'll be stuck with this forever. Things like this take the shine off an otherwise awesome game. Not what I need when I am about to write a review.


Sorry to be OT, but how did you find a tune to buy at a Car Meet. That's proving quite challenging for me. I've only found two and both of those it kept failing to download.
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#9 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 4:22:50 PM(UTC)
I am the same as PPiDrive as I always get the message tune unavailable from the car meets. If anyone finds out how to download one please post it so we all can get the achievement
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#10 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:05:05 PM(UTC)
Originally Posted by: PPiDrive Go to Quoted Post
Sorry to be OT, but how did you find a tune to buy at a Car Meet. That's proving quite challenging for me. I've only found two and both of those it kept failing to download.


Originally Posted by: Dan the Dartman Go to Quoted Post
I am the same as PPiDrive as I always get the message tune unavailable from the car meets. If anyone finds out how to download one please post it so we all can get the achievement


I had the exact same problem. It was the only thing stopping me getting the Super Meet Boy achievement.

I found that 9 times out of 10, no tune was available, and on that tenth one, it would "Fail to download".

Basically, I kept trying. I tried downloading maybe 15 or 20 tunes. Finally, one worked. It takes you to a screen like something from the upgrade garage. You confirm you want to buy the parts and there you go. So just keep at it.

I think it may have to be for a model you own (For me, it was a Lamborghini Miura).

Edited by user Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:11:42 PM(UTC)  | Reason: Fact correction

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#11 Posted : Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:08:08 PM(UTC)
Guys, I went to sleep for a few hours, and when I awoke, I found the pesky Skiller achievement had magically popped in the night!

Much the same thing happened with Pinball FX 2. Something weird about the way Xbox One achievements and their cloudy nature work that makes them sometimes pop a day or two late.

Oh well. I don't care why, but it's fixed for me now and the gloom that was hanging over this game for me has now lifted.

I encourage anyone still affected to keep checking your achievements, I'm sure it will pop for you too if you are patient!
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#12 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2014 8:35:52 AM(UTC)
Can you fix this for me and any one else experiencing achievement problems, so frustrating.

Thanks in advance I may not be back here
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#13 Posted : Saturday, October 18, 2014 8:03:21 AM(UTC)
Has there been any word on this? I too have all the Perks but the Achievement is stuck. What's more maddening is that on my Forza Rewards page it actually registers that I have 25 of 25 Perks.
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#14 Posted : Saturday, October 18, 2014 5:49:30 PM(UTC)
Same here guys ! :/
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#15 Posted : Saturday, October 18, 2014 6:25:54 PM(UTC)
This is a frequent xbox live issue. You need to be online and xbox live working perfectly for achievements to pop.

The usual issue with this is whenever there is a service alert listed here http://support.xbox.com/en-AU/xbox-live-status that mentions anything about gaming or social then achievement issues can arise.

What then may happen is in game it appears you have fulfilled the achievement, sometimes your achievement tracker may say 100% sometimes not. If this issue arises and is due to xbox live issues the achievement often pops up to 48 hours later. Just be patient and do not take any abnormal steps to get the achievement.
I blame the ants.
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#16 Posted : Sunday, October 19, 2014 7:41:13 AM(UTC)
Originally Posted by: SatNiteEduardo Go to Quoted Post
This is a frequent xbox live issue. You need to be online and xbox live working perfectly for achievements to pop.

The usual issue with this is whenever there is a service alert listed here http://support.xbox.com/en-AU/xbox-live-status that mentions anything about gaming or social then achievement issues can arise.

What then may happen is in game it appears you have fulfilled the achievement, sometimes your achievement tracker may say 100% sometimes not. If this issue arises and is due to xbox live issues the achievement often pops up to 48 hours later. Just be patient and do not take any abnormal steps to get the achievement.


That's all well and good, except that I finished up my perks several days ago, and have earned half a dozen other Horizon 2 achievements since then.
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#17 Posted : Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:28:27 AM(UTC)
Originally Posted by: GuyPS Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: PPiDrive Go to Quoted Post


Also, note that the achievement says "Earn 65 Skill Points" but what you must really do is unlock all perks to make the achievement pop. It's slightly mislabeled.



My achievement flagged up before I had unlocked all the perks.

me too

actually when i earned my 65th point ,the achievement did not require me to spend said point on a perk
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#18 Posted : Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:12:35 PM(UTC)
Last week I got the last skillpoint and unlocked the last perk, but the achievement did not unlock and the progressbar is still reflecting the 64 points percentage.
I know achievement unlocks can sometimes lag behind, but even MS says it should unlock within 24 hours.

Forza rewards is correctly showing that I have all perks.

Edited by user Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:13:10 PM(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

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#19 Posted : Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:15:42 PM(UTC)
Can confirm his cheevo not unlocking; part of my crew and been "complaining" about it for a week now.

Hopefully gets fixed.
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#20 Posted : Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:53:02 AM(UTC)
Same issue here. I'm on my 6th day since completing.
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#21 Posted : Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:11:07 AM(UTC)
Same here. Finished all my perks some time last week, and have earned a handful of other FH2 achievements since then, but still don't have Stone Cold Skiller.
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#22 Posted : Sunday, October 26, 2014 6:38:45 PM(UTC)
Would love to know if there was a fix planned for this. My OCD is killing me for having earned this achievement but having it still show up as locked. o.0
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#23 Posted : Sunday, October 26, 2014 6:43:01 PM(UTC)
Have you fully quit the game and restarted it?

Have you done a cold reboot by holding the power button on the console for 5 seconds until it turns off?

EDIT: I just tried to look at your profile but you have everything hidden. This should not be the cause of the error but it might just force something to happen. Try making all your achievements public and reboot. Then make them hidden again and reboot. By reboot I mean a cold reboot so it forces you to sign in and out of your profile.

Edited by user Sunday, October 26, 2014 6:46:36 PM(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

I blame the ants.
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#24 Posted : Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:31:07 AM(UTC)
Console has installed an update for both the system and FH2 last weekend, so It has rebooted quite well. No change.
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#25 Posted : Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:43:08 PM(UTC)
Yeah it's now been almost two weeks since I unlocked all the Perks. The Xbone and game have been rebooted multiple times and I've earned plenty of other achievements since then. Still no Stone Cold Skiller.
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