\"You can now stream games from your Xbox One to Windows 10 devices in high-res HD quality at 1080p/60fps,\" Xbox Live's \"Major Nelson\" Larry Hryb wrote in a blog post(Opens in a new window). The new streaming capability works best for those \"who have home networks with adequate bandwidth,\" he added.
To check out the new HD quality streams, head over to the Xbox app on Windows 10 > Settings > Game Streaming, and set the video encoding level to Very High. After that, games will stream from your Xbox One to your Windows 10 PC at 1080p and 60 frames per second.
If you want to step up your streaming game with dedicated hardware, then the AVerMedia Live Gamer Duo is a highly capable option. As the name suggests, this capture card is meant to handle two tasks simultaneously. So, it has two separate HDMI inputs, with one to handle gameplay from your console or gaming PC and another to take the HDMI video feed from a digital camera. That'll let you forget about a webcam and use the high-quality sensor and optics of even a hefty DSLR to upgrade the quality of your on-screen appearance with 1080p60 video.
EVGA's original XR1 was a good, but not great, capture card. It was a little too expensive, but the XR1 Lite fixes that. It's only $100, and it supports a full 1080p resolution at 60 fps, either streaming or recording. Even better, it includes a 4K60 passthrough so you can play your Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 games at the full resolution and frame rate.
The Xbox One S and All-Digital Edition are both capable of up to 1080p graphics running at 60fps (as on games such as Forza Horizon 4). Not all games achieve those heady heights, but the included 12 GCN compute units, running at 914MHz can reach it. The consoles also upscale all video output to 4K for compatible TVs, but games do not run in Ultra HD natively.
Latency is the time it takes for a signal to travel from your computer to a server on the internet. It essentially determines the reaction time of your internet connection. Having high latency will cause lag in games or calls, delaying your reactions and causing problems.
Input lag is the amount of time it takes for your TV to display a signal on the screen from when the source sends it. It's especially important for playing reaction-based video games because you want the lowest input lag possible for a responsive gaming experience. Having low input lag tends to come at the cost of less image processing on TVs, which is why there are specific Game Modes for low input lag, and even though TVs aren't as good as monitors in this regard, technology is slowly catching up.
This test measures the input lag of 1080p signals with a 60Hz refresh rate. This is especially important for older console games (like the PS4 or Xbox One) or PC gamers who play with a lower resolution at 60Hz. As with other tests, this is done in Game Mode, and unless otherwise stated, our tests are done in SDR.
1440p/4k 60fps or 1080p/1440p 120fps should be the absolute minimums for this generation. 30 fps should never be spoken of especially 1080p/30fps.Did we go backwards a generation. We have the most powerful console hardware we've ever had yet we are going backwards with resolution and frame rate. One X has some games running 4K 60, and now I'm hearing that Series X is going to have games running at 1080p. I did not buy a QLED 4K 120hz TV with ALLM, VRR, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and all the other crazy bells and whistles they have these days for gaming, to play at 1080P or 30 fps. I don't rant much about stuff like this but it's getting a little ridiculous. I completely understand that games take forever to make (I come from a coder family) and they're more demanding and we had a worldwide pandemic and I am totally fine with waiting however long it takes to put a product out in a completed state. What I do have a problem with is the new games coming out having the same specs as 10-year-old games or older with the promise that it will get a patch or an update to make it the way it should be, at a later time. Okay, I'll buy it at a later time when it's actually finished, I'll get it used and pay $10 for it instead of buying it new and supporting the developer. I don't understand why all these developers are insisting that they release an unfinished product either in a completely broken unplayable state or releasing it in a stable playable state lacking features. All they are doing is squeezing the balloon and they need to just stop it. I feel that if this continues it will cause the entire video game industry to crash to some degree. I know this is no comparison, but my original Xbox had games running at 1080 and 60 fps even if it was probably only one game and 1080i. Okay, I'll shut up now.
With games, higher frame rates can result in smoother, more natural-looking images. Compare that with low frame rates, where the onscreen action will stutter and pause. Because the graphics processing on all consoles is limited, higher frame rates come at a cost. That cost might be fewer polygons, less detail in objects on screen, more basic lighting, less complex textures and so on. With some games, the console might even reduce the game's resolution and then upconvert it at the output to hit the maximum frame rate. The image won't be as detailed, but the motion will be smoother.
With cameras, there's an additional benefit. Recording video at, say 120fps, allows you to play back that video at 60 or 30, greatly slowing down the action. Someone doing a backflip recorded at 120fps and shown at 30 will result in some extremely smooth, epic slo-mo.
Chances are, you're not going to find a true 4K capture card for as low of a price as the Razer Ripsaw HD, a capture card that does 4K passthrough while streaming games in 1080p. Whether you have a PS4 Pro, an Xbox One X, or you plan on buying the inevitable 4K Nintendo Switch refresh upon its release, the Razer Ripsaw HD just might scratch that high-res streaming itch. Not only that, but this capture card eliminates the hurdle of software-based audio mixing. You can mix audio, \"hassle free,\" using the hardwired mic and headphone jacks. 153554b96e