|Developer||Apple Entertainment, Inc.|
|Console type||Home console|
|Backwards compatibility|| GameCircle 6 (via GameCircle Store)|
GameCircle (via GameCircle Store)
The GameCircle Elite was concieved in 2004, two years before the GameCircle 6 was released. Development on the consle started in 2007. On December 6, 2009, Apple announced the GameCircle Elite. It was released in 2010.
For holiday 2013, the GameCircle Elite's price was dropped from US$399.99 to $199.99.
The GameCircle Elite has several features.
GameCircle Online has been the online service of all GameCircle consoles since it launched on November 26, 2003. It competes with Xbox Live, the PlayStation Network, the Nintendo Network and J-Games' THUNDERSTORM for the J-STORM. Like Xbox Live, there are two classes of GameCircle Online: GameCircle Online Blue, and GameCircle Online Red.
GameCircle Online allows you to create a username for the service as well as an avatar. A profile picture can also be selected. GameCircle Online Red costs US$1.99 for 1 month and US$49.99 for 12 months.
Features of GameCircle BlueEdit
- Free account
- Can not play online
- Less bonus features than Red
- Be able to create an avatar
- Profile picture
- Can purchase from GameCircle Store
Features of GameCircle RedEdit
- Paid account
- Can play online
- Hulu Plus
- Redbox Instant
- GameCircle TV (DirecTV, Xfinity, etc. watchable on the GameCircle Elite)
- Countless other bonus features
- Can make an avatar
- Profile picute
- Can buy from the GameCircle Store
- Bragging rights
The GameCircle Elite can play blu-ray discs, access the internet via the GameCircle Browser, the GameCircle Move, a "controller-free" periphial, and countless other features.
Games under Category:GameCircle Elite Games are seen here automatically.