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Nvidia Shield 5.1 software appears

by on20 February 2017

Spruces up 2015 and 2017 Shield console

Another day brings another OTA update for Shield 2015 and 2017 consoles and making the software "Shield Experience upgrade 5.1."

The new 1.1 GB update will provide the rumble support for a few Geforce Now titles. At the same time Nvidia has decided to give you an access to a few Amazon video enhancements for surround sound and remote control responsiveness. The big thing that is coming in the next weeks or months is the Google Assistant and Home support, the new upgrade was strangely uncommunicative..  

The update will give you the support for encrypted VP9 with subsampling and enhanced system performance and stability.

Rumble support for GeForce NOW title is a big improvement. It will join GameStream with support for dual vibration feedback with the new SHIELD controller. It will work with out of the box with Tomb Raider, ABZÛ, and LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens. Nvidia plans to add the following games to the list in the near future too.

  • DarkSiders II
  • Dirt 3 Complete edition
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Just Cause 2
  • LEGO Movie the video game
  • Metro 2033 redux
  • Mini Ninjas
  • Sonic and Sega all Star racing transformed
  • The Witcher 3: Game of the Year
Last modified on 20 February 2017
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