Nvidia Rolls Out Their 20th Update to The Nvidia Shield


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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.

Do you use a Nvidia Shield? Leave us a comment and let us know what you think of the Shield.

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