NVIDIA of this week announce the release of the 20th software upgrade since the launch of the Shield TV hardware back in 2015, with the of immediate availability of the SHIELD Software Experience Upgrade 7.1, which is now available to download and install on your Shield TV for no additional cost.
Features you can expect to benefit from once you have downloaded and installed the Shield Experience Upgrade 7.1 include :Support for TVs and monitors with 120 Hz refresh rates, New shortcut to instantly put Shield to sleep with a quick Home+ Back button tap, Firmware updates fro the Shield remote and Shield Controller accessories, New and upgraded apps and games, New GeForce NOW game streaming features including support for in-game chat (connect a headset to the 3.5mm jack on a Shield Controller) and keyboard and mouse improvements and the NVIDIA Share feature is back, letting you capture screenshots, record gameplay, or stream live to Twitch.
NVIDIA explain a little more : “Smoother, more accurate mouse movements, keyboard shortcuts and a Keyboard and Mouse Games row on GeForce NOW are among the keyboard and mouse experience improvements for PC favorites like Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. You’re also getting more day-and-date releases, including Monster Hunter World and F1 2018, with Shadow of the Tomb Raider just days away.”
For more information and full details of each new feature added in the Shield TV Experience Upgrade 7.1 jump over to the official NVIDIA website by following the link below.