Elgato Game Capture HD60 Makes Waves

Following the success of the original Elgato Game Capture HD, Elgato have announced a re-imagined version of the device with some improvements. Most notably, the ability to record gameplay footage at 1080p – 60fps, something that many devices in this field struggle to achieve.

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Trailer:

Last year in 2013 the original Elgato Game Capture HD was in my opinion the best game capturing device of that year. The limited time I had to play around with one at a friends house I saw a drastic difference between the Elgato Game Capture HD and my AverMedia GameCapture HD. No input lag, no stuttering or jittering during racing games, and the biggest plus of all. The device never stopped responding and shut off randomly.

I will put my name on the line and say that this new Elgato Game Capture HD60 will most likely be the ‘must have’ device for game capturing in the foreseeable future. Based on the experience I had with the original device. I know that’s not something you’re typically supposed to do without putting a device through it’s paces first. But I can tell just by looking at this device that it’s solid, and will make game capturing a breeze for anyone interested in a YouTube or Twitch career.

For more information regarding the Elgato Game Capture HD60 check out the full press release. And for those interested you can view a full breakdown of the device located here.

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Elgato today announced Elgato Game Capture HD60, the next generation of its gameplay sharing solution. A perfect match for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, Elgato Game Capture HD60 captures gameplay in stunning 1080p with 60 fps. The hardware comes with an all-new design and superior build quality. It features a matte, soft-touch surface with a set of stunning LEDs and is just 0.75 inches thick.

The Elgato Game Capture 2.0 software features a refined user interface and the unique Stream Command feature for an even better live streaming experience. Stream Command enables you to easily add a webcam and overlays, and change your stream layout on-the-fly with scenes. Elgato Game Capture HD60 is available now for pre-order on BestBuy.com at an MSRP of $179.99 USD. It is set to arrive in 900+ Best Buy retail locations nationwide on August 15.

“In 2012, we massively improved the process of gameplay capture and streaming for millions of content creators and viewers alike with our award-winning Game Capture HD. With the long-awaited launches of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as well as the now near ubiquitous penetration of high definition playback devices, we felt there was no better time to introduce the next generation of capture technology — the Elgato Game Capture HD60,” said Adam Steinberg, Vice President, Marketing for Elgato. “The Game Capture HD60 features a new slimmer and sleeker design as well as a host of additional functionality, including 1080p60 capture for true high-definition recording and playback as well as our unique Stream Command interface allowing for greater creativity and customization of streams.”

This is Elgato Game Capture HD60

Representing the next generation of gameplay sharing, Elgato Game Capture HD60 combines these features:

1080p60 support. Elgato Game Capture HD60 uses superior H.264 hardware encoding to create incredibly smooth footage in easily manageable files that you can access directly on your PC or Mac.

Flashback Recording. With Elgato Game Capture HD60 you don’t have to worry about pressing the record button – simply slide back in time on your PC or Mac and hit the record button retroactively.

Built-in Live Streaming with Stream Command. Elgato Game Capture HD60 gets you up and running on Twitch, YouTube, Ustream or Dailymotion in a snap. The brand-new Stream Command makes it easy to add your webcam and overlays. Add your voice with the built-in Live Commentary feature.

Simultaneous live streaming and high quality capture. With Elgato Game Capture HD60 you don’t have to choose between streaming and recording. No matter what resolution you broadcast, you can simultaneously capture full resolution 1080p.

Pricing & Availability

Elgato Game Capture HD60 is available now for pre-order on BestBuy.com at an MSRP of $179.99 USD. It is set to arrive in 900+ Best Buy retail locations nationwide on August 15. The Elgato Game Capture HD 2.0 software is a free download from elgato.com/gaming/download. It includes hardware support for the original Elgato Game Capture HD that Elgato will continue to offer.[/toggle]
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