How To Record 4K 60fps Gameplay on Xbox One X (No Capture Card Required)

Here’s how you can record 4K 60fps gameplay on Xbox One X using the built-n Game DVR. All you need is an Xbox One X, a 4K Display, and an USB 3.0 storage device. No capture card is required, but a capture card will always be better.

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Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One X Gameplay 4K 60fps

For those wondering, the following Halo 5: Guardians gameplay was captured on Xbox One X using the built-in Game DVR. The recordings were not altered in post.

For those interested. The built-in Game DVR on Xbox One X records 4K 60fps footage around 25Mbps. For reference, Elgato’s HD60 Pro internal capture card can record up to 1080p 60fps footage at 60Mbps. Elgato’s 4K60fps internal capture card is not available until Nov 21st so I don’t know it’s bitrate.

Also keep in mind YouTube has a not-so-good compression setting. However despite the lower bitrate recording and YouTube’s compression, the footage still looks really good but the games look even better when you’re playing them on a 4K display.

Halo Wars 2 Story ViDoc – SDCC 2016

Know Your Enemy: The Story and Characters of Halo Wars 2.

Join 343 Industries for a glimpse into the task of bringing beloved heroes back into the fold after three decades adrift in space. What new adventures await them in this new galaxy? What new allies and adversaries will they meet? Find out how it’s all coming together in this behind-the-scenes featurette for Halo Wars 2.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Rumor

Shortly after the announcement of Halo 5: Guardians, a rumoured Halo: The Master Chief Collection surfaced and spread like wildfire. Just want to say, nothing has been confirmed. This was being reported my engadget, then IGN, Polygon, and more started picking up this story. But this isn’t the first time we’ve heard rumors of bringing Halo games to the Xbox One.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection is apparently coming this year for Xbox One and it will have Halo 1, 2, 3 and 4. This collection will not include ODST, Reach, or Halo Wars as Master Chief wasn’t the main protagonist in those games.

This could also be what Bonnie Ross meant when she announced Halo 5: Guardians. She stated that it’s “…a “journey,” rather than a destination – and that journey definitely begins in 2014 with a giant leap, rather than one small step.”

Now if you remember back to the NeoGaf leaks from back in January, nut-kernel stated that there would be 2 editions for Halo 2 Anniversary.

  • A Collector’s Edition – access to Halo 5 beta, and
  • A War Collection – which would have access to the Halo 5 beta and on top of that ports of Halo 3 and Halo 4 for Xbox One.

This leaker has been pretty spot on so far. Perhaps this War Collection is actually the now rumoured Halo: The Master Chief Collection. What do you guys think? Perhaps there could be a stand-alone Halo 2 Anniversary and also a Halo: The Master Chief Collection which would contain Halo CE to Halo 4 with a remastered Halo 2 Anniversary.

Halo: 5 Guardians New Character Not Female or Cortana

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Frank O’Connor and Rob Semsey have both shot down two of the more popular theories/speculations in relation to the unknown Spartan-like figure in the Halo 5: Guardians teaser image.

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It’s not female and is not Cortana in any shape or form. So that leaves the question what is it? Could it be a playable character just like the introduction of the Arbiter in Halo 2. Or could it be an enemy? Leave your thoughts!

Update: Josh Holmes makes it even more apparent this is a new character and a male!

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Halo 5: Guardians Concept Art

Halo 5: Guardians Concept Art

Brand new Halo 5: Guardians Concept Art was posted by Frank O’Connor over on Halo Waypoint where also lists a few of his thoughts on the news Bonnie Ross announced today… which was Halo 5: Guardians. Click here for that article.

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Games With Gold Coming to Xbox One!

Along with the announcement that Microsoft will begin selling Xbox One without the Kinect in June, Microsoft has announced Games with Gold program will be headed to Xbox One. Games with Gold is a free program to Xbox Live Subscribers releasing 2 free games a month.

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Games with Gold for Xbox 360 members will receive an additional free Xbox 360 game in June. The Games with Gold titles for Xbox 360 in June are “Dark Souls,” “Charlie Murder” and a bonus game of “Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition.”

The Xbox One Games with Gold program will start with “Max: The Curse of Brotherhood” and “Halo: Spartan Assault” in June. A single Gold membership will get you access to the free games for both Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Also announced are exclusive discounts under a program called “Deals with Gold” in June. The program will offer significant savings for Xbox Live Gold members. The first titles offered in June will include “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Ryse: Son of Rome,” and a few other surprises. In the coming months, we will offer significant savings of up to 50 – 75 percent off certain titles. This program will continue to be available for Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox 360. And new on Xbox One, we will launch a virtual VIP room exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members where we will feature free games, monthly deals, and other great benefits.

Source: http://news.xbox.com/2014/05/xbox-delivering-more-choices

Titanfall Expedition DLC Trailer

Respawn Entertainment just hosted a livestream for their upcoming Expedition DLC for Titanfall where they unveiled a trailer for their DLC showcasing the 3 maps. Swampland, Runoff, and War Games.

Update: Expedition DLC and update will be available on May 15th for XboxOne and PC.

Along with this DLC there is a huge list of updates coming to all platforms. Check the list here: http://www.titanfall.com/game-update-three

Halo Mash-Up Pack Coming to Minecraft

It looks like a Halo “Mash-Up” pack is headed to Minecraft for Xbox. The Halo Waypont twitter account posted a tweet announcing it earlier today.

Halo Minecraft Mash-Up Pack

An in-game screenshot was included in the tweet showing a Master Chief skinned player holding a Needler, standing in front of some Halo themed blocks. And in the background a Halo ring can be seen in the sky.

There is no release date yet and no further details have been given at this time. Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer did recently confirmed that a release date for Minecraft: Xbox One is close to being finalized. Xbox 360 saves will transfer to Xbox One, but no word on mash-up packs and other features.