Elgato is letting you capture more frames per second with the Game Capture HD60

by: John -

Elgato, makers of some great video capture hardware, announced today the Game Capture HD60. This small device will let you record consoles and PC video via HDMI and do it at 1080P resolution as well as 60 frames per second.

The Game Capture HD60 is pretty small at 0.75 inches thick and records your video in H.264 encoding. With the Game Capture HD60, you can also stream what you are playing on popular services such as Twitch or UStream.

If you're interested, the only place to pick one up will be at Best Buy, which is letting you pre-order one now for $179.99. Release date will be this Friday,  August 15th so not too far out.

Elgato Introduces Game Capture HD60
Available Exclusively at Best Buy

San Francisco, CA / Munich, Germany – August 11, 2014 — 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.

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