Nvidia’s Shield TV software update

Shield Android TV will support PS5, Xbox series X controllers now.

A new update from Nvidia has come for its Shield Android TV software recently to include support for the updated next-gen console controllers. If you have a Shield TV or Shield TV Pro device, then you have a new option to pair the Xbox Series X controllers or the PS5 DualSense so that users will get option play PC titles or Android games through Nvidia’s GeForce streaming service. 

It’s fair to say that Nvidia knows its crowd. In the case of Xbox Series X / S controllers, you have the option to hold the pairing button and wait for the Xbox button to begin blinking. You can head into the Shield TV’s Bluetooth section for pairing a PS5 DualSense controller; after that, until the light pulses blue, hold down the PlayStation button for that time. This 8.2.2 update additionally brings the gadgets up to Android’s December 2020 security fix level.

Nvidia is additionally adding Control4 home automation system support Alongside the controller support. This automation system is added in its Shield TV 8.2.2 update. One can visit NVidia’s website to get the latest Shield TV 8.2.2 update from its notices. It permits the Control4 remote or application to explore around the Shield TV UI to install apps.  

Nvidia has reliably updated its Shield TV software for quite a long time, enhancing its AI-powered 4K upscaling features a year ago alongside enhancements to remote controller customizations; the update included remote control with 25 actions, shortcuts, improved IR & CEC volume control support, 4K upscaling feature working with 360p and 1440p content and more last year. Nvidia also added IR and CEC volume controls last year to its latest devices.

Its capacity to play PC games through Nvidia’s GeForce Now streaming feature is the huge advantage of the Nvidia Shield TV for gamers, and it means you can get to games you’ve purchased on Steam, besides any faithful objectors, on a similar TV you play each one of those Xbox Series X games or PS5 games.