Wondering how can you record PS3 gameplay on a PS3? Well, if you’re wondering why the heck do you need to record a gameplay at all – there a several reasons, depending on how you want to use the recorded gameplay. Some record it to show off to their friends and family, some even record it to make money by selling the recorded gameplay.
One of our reader – Jim Baker asked this question – how can I record PS3 gameplay?
There were some known products in the market and we started testing them as well as collecting information from the owners. One of the devices, which really stood out to record a PS3 gameplay stood out was Elagto.
Elgato Game Capture HD enables you to record PlayStation or Xbox or Nintendo gameplay to a Mac or PC.
Advanced hardware H.264 encoding, you can capture in stunning HD quality, while keeping the file size low. The game play is passed through to the TV via HDMI – in pristine quality, without delay.
Elgato Game Capture HD doesn’t need a lot of cables or even a power supply to record your game: With direct Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 input, you can use a single cable to connect it to your console.
With one click, you can share your game play with your friends and fans on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Even better, the tailor-made Elgato Game Capture HD software allows you to quickly trim your gaming scenes and pass them on to your favorite editing software. The product ships with: Elgato Game Capture HD, Quick Start Guide, USB cable, HDMI cable and PlayStation 3 cable.
Even if you forget to press the record button, the unique Flashback Recording feature lets you timeshift your gameplay and record retroactively. The unique Flashback Recording feature lets you time shift your game play, so that you can simply slide back in time on your Mac or PC and hit the record button retroactively. It even lets you share your gameplay with your friends and fans on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
Elgato Game Capture HD doesn’t need a lot of cables or even a power supply to record your game: With direct Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 input, you can use a single cable to connect it to your console. And since it’s only about the size of a deck of cards, you can be sure it will not intimidate your other gaming gear.
When last reviewed, Elgato was selling for $159 at Amazon and was rated 4.5.