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When 100% Completion and Rank Inflation collide. There are a number of video games that track the player's completion percentage, and in some of these games it's possible to go beyond 100%. This could be for a number of reasons: the game could be doing it to hide secret content, or it could be the result of a bug, or the extra percentages could be the result of having to complete insanely hard challenges that the dev team doesn't want to pressure most gamers into completing just to reach 100% (though in this case, actually tying it to the completion percentage makes this effort a bit self-defeating.) Or it's just the game being cheeky about tracking completion.

May be a consequence of a Fractional Winning Condition, where the game tells you you've obtained 100% of the necessary stuff when there is, in fact, more of it to collect.

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Examples:

  • While the game doesn't normally track completion percentage, The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth gets extra cheeky about the concept by awarding your save file with a 1001% for unlocking and collecting everything. This goes even further in Afterbirth+ with 1,000,000%. Getting 1,000,000% in all three save files causes the game to register 3,000,000% completion.
  • Burnout Paradise tops out at 102%
  • Almost literally taken Up to Eleven in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, where it's possible to achieve 1100% completion in multiplayer due to the Prestige System.
  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night can reach 200.6% map completion due to a combination of hidden rooms and the existence of the Inverted Castle. However, it's also possible to exploit glitches to bring this percentage as high as 240%.
  • Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped goes to 105%, and Crash Bash reaches 200%.
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  • A recurring trope in the Donkey Kong Country series. The first game tops out at 101%, the second at 102%, and the third at 105% (which is only possible by using a cheat code.) Donkey Kong 64 returns to 101%, only for DK: King of Swing, Donkey Kong Country Returns and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze to go all the way to 200%.
  • id Software's Doom can tabulate a kill percentage above 100% on any level with an archvile in it, since archviles can resurrect dead monsters, except other archviles. A player routinely has to down the same enemy multiple times before concentrating fire upon the archvile itself, which raises the kill count above the installed enemy count.
  • Fez goes to an oddly specific 209.4%
  • Inverted with the first print of Gran Turismo 2 discs, in which it was only possible to achieve 98.2% completion.
  • Likewise with Just Cause 2, where it's only possible to achieve 99.67% completion due to several missing assets.
  • Hollow Knight originally stopped at 100%, then went up to 106% and later 112% with the addition of new goals from the DLC packages. This makes the "100% in 20 hours" and "100% in Steel Soul Mode" achievements much easier to get, as you can choose which 12% to omit; in particular, the Trial of the Fool and White Palace are no longer required.
  • Khimera: Destroy All Monster Girls: It's possible to collect over 100% of the reported money in a stage, because that's actually just how much money it takes to get A rank, and there's more money than that in a stage.
  • In Psychonauts beating every round of the punching minigame in Basic Braining awards a PSI Cadet rank, making it possible to have a rank of 101 over the supposed maximum of 100. Doing this in the Steam version nets you the achievement "Math Is Hard".
  • Retro Achievements: Beating a game on hardcore mode gives a 200% complete message.
  • In SEUM Speedrunners From Hell, completing all secret levels will result in a completion of 666%.
  • The single-player campaign of Splatoon 2 can reach 1000% completion if you beat every stage and boss battle with all nine hero weapons. Though you'd only know that the game considers this to be 1000% if you use the SplatNet2 companion app, which tracks a bevy of player statistics. Strangely enough, the game doesn't do this with the Octo Expansion campaign.
  • Completing the Super Bonus Round level in Spyro: Year of the Dragon awards you 117% completion.
  • Super Bomberman 5 goes up to 200%
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