Sep 14, 2015

Game consoles that Elgato Game Capture HD60 supports

Elgato Game Capture HD60 can work with all modern game consoles that use HDMI output, except for the PS3.

In general, Elgato Game Capture HD60 can work with a game console with the following characteristics:

1) Must have HDMI output
2) When HDMI is used, the signal must be unencrypted (no HDCP protection)
3) Must output standard TV resolutions, like 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i or 1080p

What follows are a brief discussion of game consoles that we've tested with Elgato Game Capture HD60.

Microsoft Xbox 360
Microsoft Xbox One
Nintendo Wii U

Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4)

 
Microsoft Xbox 360


The Xbox 360 works with Elgato Game Capture HD60.

You can use the following outputs of the Xbox 360:

HDMI - up to 1080p

Elgato Game Capture HD60 comes with one HDMI cable, that can be used for HDMI output.

 
Microsoft Xbox One


The Xbox One works with Elgato Game Capture HD60.

You can use the following outputs of the Xbox One:

HDMI - up to 1080p

Elgato Game Capture HD60 comes with one HDMI cable, that can be used for HDMI output.

 
Nintendo Wii U


The Wii U works with Elgato Game Capture HD60.

You can use the following outputs of the Wii U:

HDMI - up to 1080p

The HDMI output of the Wii U seems to be unencrypted for games, but partially encrypted when using services like Netflix. Netflix and other services are very likely to be blocked, with nothing but a black screen appearing, forcing you to hit the Home button on the Wii U to go back to the normal interface.

 

Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4)



The PlayStation 4 (PS4) works with Elgato Game Capture HD60.

You can use the following outputs of the PlayStation 4:

HDMI - up to 1080p

Elgato Game Capture HD60 comes with one HDMI cable, that can be used for HDMI output.

Before you set things up, make sure to connect your PlayStation 4 directly to your TV set or display via HDMI, without using Elgato Game Capture HD60.

Then, visit the Settings > System section of the PlayStation 4 interface, and turn off Enable HDCP.

After that, you can use your PlayStation 4 with Elgato Game Capture HD60.

 

Unsupported or Untested Consoles


We are still testing a wide variety of game consoles, and will update this article as we find out more about what hardware can work with Elgato Game Capture HD60.