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At San Diego Comic-Con, Microsoft's Ken Lobb revealed that the console will provide a suite of tools for capturing and editing video. The key to making it easier for gamers to capture exciting moments is constant buffering in the background.Rather than require players to press "record" in advance, the Xbox One will store the last five minutes of play. That way, if something unexpected happens, players can immediately have access to it instead of lamenting a missed opportunity.In our coverage of the panel, we detailed how this might work with an example from Killer Instinct's showing at EVO last week. Reports also indicate that the PlayStation 4 will buffer video in the same way, though the details haven't been fully disclosed yet.We've reached out to Sony for clarification. Update: Sony has confirmed to CVG that the PlayStation 4 will record 15 minutes of video in the background, on a rolling basis.
[Source: Gamespot, CVG]Our TakeThis is the best way to offer video capture to players, and should significantly minimize the number of missed opportunities for sharing cool moments and tips. If you want to try this now, Saints Row: The Third offered this feature on PC. The one caveat is that because of licensing, the soundtrack is unavailable when recording is on. It will be interesting to see how publishers and platform holders navigate that.
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Or I could just use my PVR to record everything. Problem solved.
just two i's in editiing :P
Haha I just read an article that Sony records 15 minutes... And so the battle begins
So if someone wants to watch me get killed over and over I'm good? Phew! :P I'm so excited for the new systems to hit!
Nice to see both consoles supporting a rolling recording in the background.
Eh not really that important of a feature to me. I'm sure it will be wonderful for trolling videos to youtube. Then again I'm sure there will be some awesome wtf moments getting uploaded also.
As useful as this feature will be for most gamers, I don't really care about it! What I really want to know has more to do with the Kinect. Yeah, yeah....most of you hate it or will never use it, but I was impressed by the tech when it was first released. Heck, I was impressed by the Wii's tech when that came out! MS sounds like they're putting more development dollars behind their peripheral compared to Sony, but only time will tell. As long as they can integrate it into games, instead of it being the focal point, we can expect some pretty good gaming features to come out of it.
I'm glad both consoles are trying out their own integrated recording systems. It'll be nice to see how well they actually work.
I think I have the same question as many other people here; can you recored for a longer period of time if you do it manually?
I guess I see how people call Kinect gimmicky. Because I don't think I'll ever use this, on either system. Who knows, I thought I'd never text or use facebook once too. I didn't go to the length to record my games before with third party stuff, I have a hard time seeing myself doing it when it's handed to me. But again, who knows.