NVidia Shield receives new software update, features 60 FPS streaming from PC in 1080p


NVidia Shield, a handheld portable gaming console from NVidia has been received a new software update. This new update brings 60 FPS streaming from PC games and 1080p resolution by using NVidia’s GameStream technology.

Shield was released in October which features a native 1080p output of Android-based games, 60 FPS streaming of PC games to an HDTV. Now the latest update comes and features 1080p resolution and officially supports games such as Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Batman Arkham Origins, Battlefield 4, BioShock Infinite, Borderlands 2, Crysis 3 and The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim. The firm has also promised to add more games streaming in 1080p on weekly basis.

This new feature requires a Kepler-class GTX graphic card in PC. Shield has also upgraded with Gamepad Mapper, now users can map control functions like gyroscope and motion control to physical inputs.

For more information, go to NVidia’s official site.

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  • Howard Katz

    What about data downloads to the SD card other than .apk files which require the device to be rooted?? Can the Shield do this yet?