The Cyber Monday deals are all around us, and there has been a little something for everyone. Why not take this time and evaluate your home streaming setup? We've scoured the internet for the best Cyber Monday streaming gear deals and found some stuff that will step your streaming game. Now is the best to start that Youtube channel you've been putting or upgrading your webcam for your daily stream.
Cyber Monday 2020 deals: the place to go for the all the best Cyber Monday bargains.
Streaming has become a popular pastime while we're all indoors, and that's had some impact on prices for sought after gear. The good news is that this Cyber Monday, we've seen these prices occasionally dip, meaning you can get your hands on decent gear for a little less than MSRP.
One item we've not seen any particularly noteworthy deals on has been webcams, however. Thankfully, we've already been keeping track of webcam stock all over the internet. Still, if you can save money elsewhere on your streaming setup, you can put those savings towards a decent webcam purchase, even if it's a little more than you'd like to spend.
We see a similar trend with microphones, too, which tend to keep their value.
But there's still plenty to play for. Take a look:
Elgato HD60 S Capture Card | 1080p60 capture |
$179.99 $141.55 at Amazon (21% off)
Elgato is one of the most popular manufacturers of streaming gear, and it's easy to see why. The HD60 S is a huge improvement on previous models, and this capture card ranks as our number one pick for the best capture card for PC. While this isn't the best deal we've seen on this capture card over its life, it is the cheapest it's been since, uh, global shutdown.
Elgato 4K60 Pro | 4K60 HDR |
$249.99 $233.99 at Amazon (save $16)
It's not a great deal off the list price, but looking back at this products pricing history and this is one of few discounts we've seen on this product all year. It's also a great capture card capable of 4K capture across most consoles, even the PS5 and Xbox Series X. Just check you have a PCIe slot free in your PC before purchasing.
AverMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 Plus | 1080p60 capture |
$159.99 $129.99 at Amazon (19% off)
Offering 4K passthrough and 1080p60 capture for consoles or another PC via HDMI, the AverMedia 2 Plus is a simple and easy way to record across device. We've used some AverMedia gear in the past and been impressed, too. This sits in third place in our roundup of the best.
AverMedia Live Gamer MINI | 1080p60 capture |
$129.99 $79.99 at Amazon (38% off)
A compact and cheaper alternative to the larger 'Portable' 2 Plus, the Live Gamer MINI offers 1080p60 capture with zero complications. It's simple, easy-to-use, and currently 37% off on Amazon. It's also available for $80.90 at Newegg.
Aukey FHD Webcam | 1080p 30fps |
$59 $50 on Amazon
At $50, there's no reason to have one of these as an emergency backup camera or maybe just as a second camera to show off your cat taking a nap.
Razer Seiren Mini | USB| $50 at Amazon
This weirdly adorable mini USB mic is one of the best sounding budget mics around. What it lacks in features (no mute button) it makes up in great sound quality.
Glow Green Screen Collapsible Chroma Key Panel |
$125 $99.95 on Adorama
A nice collapsible green is a tool in any streamer's tool belt. Instead of a professional studio, pair this with decent lights, and your viewers won't be able to tell that you're streaming from your unkempt bedroom.
If you're just starting streaming, check out our guide to getting started on Twitch. In which we cover the hardware you'll need (or want), how to get started with OBS, including setting up scenes, and the best ways to start gaining regular viewers.
The key is consistency.
And here's hoping we will see availability for streaming gear improve as we head into 2021. Streaming has quickly risen as a hobby/career, and even without the pressures of life in 2020 to help it along, there's undoubtedly been a tremendous rise in its popularity in just a few years. With that comes the massive demand for a great quality kit, and while there are plenty of options, it would be great to see more of it at lower prices in the near-future.
And don't let the potential costs put you off, either. Even a humble gaming PC is as much an all-in-one streaming platform with even just a gaming headset. Everything else is a bonus.