Gaming News: Microsoft Clarifies Xbox One Will Only Record Five Minute Clips

Written by Callum Shephard Friday, 27 September 2013

Gaming News

Clarifying the statements of Vice President Phil Harrison, Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will have a recording buffer of five minutes.

During the Eurogamer Expo Harrison was quoted as stating that Xbox One will be capable of recording “as much or as little as they want.” Something which would have given them a major edge over their competitors of the Wii U and Playstation 4. However, it seems that this statement was taken out of context. When Game Informer published an article on the subject, Microsoft soon contacted the magazine with an update. In this, the company stated that the time limit remained unchanged with the following statement:

“We can confirm the recording buffer in Game DVR is 5 minutes, which we feel is optimized to take advantage of high-quality production features and advanced social mechanics in Xbox One.”

It’s not certain what Harrison was referring to when speaking about this feature, but it was made clear that any recorded clips would be capped at five minutes in total. This is only one third the time which Sony is offering with the Playstation 4, but Microsoft’s console does offer a number of basic editing features to clean up footage and record commentary to make up for this.

It has been speculated by some fans that Harrison might have been referring to the ability to link clips together, but nothing currently exists to substantiate this point.

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as iPad editions, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.

CLICK CHUCKY FOR OUR LATEST ISSUE!


Suggested Articles:
Fans of party gaming take note - a fabulous 3D role-playing game has just hit Kickstarter and is wel
UK Games Expo 2017 is approaching fast and we have a quick round-up of some of the news and announce
Following the success of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, it comes as no surprise to hear that a sequel has
Konbo, a speciality arcade café with classic gaming machines, will open in Edinburgh on Saturday, M
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner