The Razer Gamecaster Makes It Easy to Stream Games

Posted on Dec 24 2015 - 3:42pm by Robert

Live streaming your gaming exploits has been possible for some time now, although the issues involved in setting this up have been enough to put a lot of people off the idea up until now.

The good news for gamers who like the idea of sharing their glory and their failures is that there is now a gadget that can help you out.

The Razer Cortex: Gamecaster makes it incredibly easy for you to get started on streaming the action to the likes of YouTube or Twitch. The company say that it makes it simple to get started. It doesn’t need the user to have any sort of technical knowledge.

The use of hotkeys gives gamers instant access to the main features, such as screenshot saving, moving to webcam and getting started on broadcasting.

Now in Beta Testing

razer-cortex-gamecasterimage courtesy of Razer

The Gamecaster has now moved into the final stage of beta testing and keen gamers can sign up in order to take part in the beta testing. A full release is expected by the 28th of January at the start of 2016.

Once the product is released there will be a free version as well as a pro one. The free version allows for 720p streaming. It also provides for 1080p streaming, although in this case is will use a watermark.

The paid pro version is available for $39.95 (£27) for a year. There is also the option of paying $14.95 (£10) for a 3 month period. The paid version has extra features such as in game chat, webcam green screen effect and custom overlay images option.

Could this gadget encourage you to stream your gaming adventures?

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