AfterDawn: Tech news

Nvidia Shield adds 'console mode' with update to Android 4.3

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 28 Oct 2013 22:58

Nvidia Shield adds 'console mode' with update to Android 4.3 Nvidia has updated its Shield handheld console to Android 4.3, giving access to thousands of Android games through its new 'console mode' support.
In order to control the games, Nvidia has made hundreds of profiles available from the cloud for the most popular touch-based Android games. Additionally, you can use the handheld's "Gamepad Mapper" to create your own custom controls, as well.

Furthermore, the update adds support for PC game streaming through Nvidia GameStream. A few of the most notable games include Batman: Arkham Origins and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Another part of console mode is the ability to pair their gaming device to a TV via Bluetooth controller and play the Android games or watch HD movies. GameStream can also be used to stream and play the PC games on your TV.

Finally, the Shield now has support for SD cards, allowing for files to be moved to the SD card to save internal storage.

Previous Next  
Comments have been disabled for this article.

News archive