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SHIELD Experience Gets Better Still with Latest Software Update



SHIELD, our progressive gaming transportable, is one of the simplest ways to play Android video games. It lets avid gamers take their favourite PC video games and play them on their sofa. And it’s a multi-faceted leisure device that may blast tune from its constructed-in audio system or movement Netflix films to its constructed-in 720p contact show.

Learning all these capabilities – and including new ones – takes nice software. Simply closing month, we launched an update that offered a variety of main new options to SHIELD. With our newest software update, to be had these days, we’re taking a few of SHIELD’s best possible options and making them higher.

GAMESTREAM Now Helps 1080p at 60 FPS

Rising from beta simply ultimate month, GAMESTREAM lets customers geared up with our newest Kepler-classification GTX photographs playing cards wirelessly movement their PC video games to SHIELD.

Our newest update improves the GAMESTREAM expertise, provides make stronger for brand new video games, and provides PC avid gamers the flexibility to circulation choose video games from their PC library to SHIELD at a silky-easy 60 frames per 2nd at a jaw-losing 1080p over an Ethernet connection whereas SHIELD is in console mode.

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Unleash more Android Games with Gamepad Mapper

Launched last month, Gamepad Mapper adds support for thousands of new Android titles by giving gamers an easy way to optimize mobile games for SHIELD’s console-grade analog thumbsticks and trigger buttons.

Our latest SHIELD update adds a new community profile BETA feature that gives users the ability to share, browse and rate community generated gamepad mapping profiles. No need to customize the controls for your favorite Android games for SHIELD’s controls. Just grab another member of the community’s configuration and go.

Additionally, we’re also adding the ability to map gyroscope, motion-based movements to SHIELD’s console-style controls. So rather than waving your SHIELD to and fro to navigate your way through games, you’ll be able to simply map that gesture to one of SHIELD’s thumbsticks.

We’re also improving support for first-person games – like “Mass Effect Infiltrator” – by adding the ability to use the right thumb stick to “look around,” just as you would in a console game.

Lastly, we improved the cursor feature to better optimize navigation in games that require cursor control.  Whether you are playing Angry Birds or want to use the cursor to navigate the menu buttons, this updated feature has you covered.

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Full Screen Mode Updates 

Finally, to create a more immersive gaming experience, SHIELD now automatically hides the Android status bar at the top of your screen to maximize your viewing experience on SHIELD’s touchscreen display. A quick swipe brings it back down from the top of the screen.

New Content

As we add new capabilities to SHIELD, look for game developers to continue releasing new games that take advantage of what SHIELD can do.

On Android, check out “GT Racing 2,” and “Zombie Tycoon 2,” available on Google Play and our own Tegra store. Each includes native SHIELD controls and Tegra-enhanced effects.

For the PC, “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag,” and “Batman: Arkham Origins,” join the growing list of AAA titles that can be streamed to SHIELD from a PC equipped with a Kepler-class graphics card, and both titles can be enjoyed on your living room TV, via SHIELD’s Console Mode.

If you haven’t grabbed a SHIELD of your own yet, check out our special SHIELD Black Friday promotion – good through the end of day Monday – and find out all that SHIELD has to offer at http://shield.nvidia.com.

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