Today Nvidia announced a new update to their Nvidia Shield streaming player. This update marks their 20th software upgrade and rolls out Shield Software Experience Upgrade 7.1.
The latest Nvidia Shield software upgrade delivers:
- In-game voice chat support – for communicating in top GeForce NOW games like Fortnite – with headsets connected to the 3.5mm headset jack on SHIELD controllers
- Improved keyboard and mouse support in GeForce NOW
- Smoother, more accurate mouse movements
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Keyboard and Mouse games row
- More day-and-date releases including Monster Hunter World and F1 2018
- The upcoming release of Shadow of the Tomb Raider
- NVIDIA SHIELD TV companion app with a virtual keyboard and mouse that makes entering user names, email addresses and password simple
- The triumphant return of NVIDIA Share features (Broadcast to Twitch, recording and screenshots)
- 120Hz modes for supported TVs and monitors
- Quick settings for power off, restart and sleep
The Nvidia Shield has long been known as the flagship Android TV streaming player. Starting at $177.94 it is also one of the most powerful streaming players on the market with its heavy focus not only on streaming but also gameplay.
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