How To Capture Gameplay In Xbox Series X

You can easily capture gameplay in Xbox Series X using the latest controller that comes with your console. All you need to do is to press on the dedicated Share button and you can either capture a screenshot or a video clip of your awesome gameplay.

The Xbox Series X is the latest powerful next generation console that supports true 4K resolution gaming. It outperforms the previous generation Xbox consoles in all departments delivering stunning visuals at up to 120 fps. It has several features that makes gaming enjoyable such as for instance the ability to share your game footage to your social media.

Taking screenshots and recording gameplay footage on your Xbox Series X

It’s really not hard to capture your gameplay on this console as all you need to do is to press on the Share button of the controller. A single tap will take a screenshot however if you press and hold this button it will take a recording. You will however need to configure how long the recording lasts and what resolution is going to be used.

Xbox Series x Share button

Configuring the capture settings on your Xbox Series X

You can configure how long the recording will last and what its resolution will be.

Time needed: 2 minutes.

Change capture settings of Xbox

  1. Open Settings.

    You can find this on the Home screen.Capture Gameplay In Xbox Series X

  2. Open Preferences.

    This can be found on the left pane.Configuring the capture settings on your Xbox Series X

  3. Open Capture & Share.

    This can be found on the right pane.xbox series x capture and share

  4. Adjust the setting for Record what happened.

    You can choose from 15, 30, 45, or 60 seconds.Xbox Series X record what happened

  5. Adjust the setting for Game clip resolution.

    You can choose from 720p, 1080p, or 4K.gameclip resolution

The settings you choose will apply the next time you record your gameplay.

Accessing your captured videos or screenshots

Once you have finished recording your gameplay or taking a screenshot you can access the saved file from the Recent captures menu.

  • Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  • Use the D-Pad to go to the Capture & share tab.
  • Scroll down to Recent captures then open it by clicking the A button.

Sharing your captured gameplay

You can share your captured gameplay to your Activity feed, mobile, OneDrive, or even Twitter.

  • Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  • Use the D-Pad to go to the Capture & share tab.
  • Scroll down to Recent captures then open it by clicking the A button.
  • Select the game clip or screenshot you want to share by highlighting it and clicking on the A button.
  • Select the sharing option you want.

Deleting the captured gameplay

Once you have finished sharing your captured gameplay you can delete this from the internal storage of the console to free up storage space.

  • Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  • Use the D-Pad to go to the Capture & share tab.
  • Scroll down to Recent captures then open it by clicking the A button.
  • Select the game clip or screenshot you want to delete by highlighting it and clicking on the A button.
  • Select Delete then choose from the following options: Delete from console, Delete from Xbox Live, or Delete both.

The Xbox Series X has several excellent features that appeals to gamers and one of these is the ability to share the gameplay. You should try to capture gameplay in Xbox Series X to impress your friends with your gaming skills.

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