NVIDIA SHIELD Gets Support for PlayStation 5 DualSense and Xbox Series X|S Controllers

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NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV products have received a new update that brings PlayStation 5 DualSense and Xbox Series X|S controller support to the popular Android TV streaming media players. After updating to SHIELD Experience 8.2.2, DualSense owners may connect their controllers to the SHIELD by holding the PlayStation and Share/Clip buttons until the light pulses blue. Likewise, Xbox Series X|S controller users can connect their controllers by holding the pair button until the Xbox button blinks.

NVIDIA SHIELD has also received support for Control4’s home automation systems, which comprise smart lighting, home security, multi-room audio, and more. “Use your Control4 remote or app to navigate your SHIELD and even directly launch installed apps,” NVIDIA wrote. “Contact your certified Control4 installer to add your SHIELD today.”

SHIELD Experience Upgrade 8.2.2 Release Notes

New or Upgraded Apps

  • Discovery+: Stream your favorite TV shows and movies from Discovery’s exciting catalog including Food Network, HGTV, Animal Planet, Travel Channel and more!
  • Noggin: Great for kids! Learning is led by the trusted Nick Jr. characters your kids know and love. When you subscribe to Noggin, you’ll get access to an ever-expanding library of eBooks, learning games, interactive episodes.

New Games

  • [GeForce NOW] Cyberpunk 2077: An open world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality.
  • [GeForce NOW] Destiny 2: Beyond Light: The frontier of Europa holds many lost secrets from the past, including the dark power of Stasis. Work with the mysterious Exo Stranger to harness this net power before Eramis, the Kell of Darkness, bestows it on her Fallen forces.
  • [GeForce NOW] Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Become Eivor, a legendary Viking raider on a quest for glory. Explore a dynamic and beautiful open world set against the brutal backdrop of England’s Dark Ages.
  • [GeForce NOW] Among Us: Join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal! Play with 4-10 players are you attempt to hold your spaceship together and return back to civilization. But beware there may be an alien imposter aboard!
  • [GeForce NOW] Watch Dogs: Legion: Build a resistance from virtually anyone you see as you hack, infiltrate, and fight back a near-future London that is facing its downfall. Welcome to the Resistance.
  • Stickman Skate Battle: Pack your skateboard and join the ultimate Stickman Skate Battle multiplayer PvP experience. Battle with your friends and people around the world in 1vs1 matches in astonishing, beautiful, hand designed skate parks.!

Other Enhancements

  • Includes Android security patch level December 2020
  • Improved IR volume control behavior with SHIELD Remote 2019 with Denon receivers
  • Additional bug fixes
Tsing Mui
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