If you are plugged into a 4K TV and this is your first Software Upgrade, please read these instructions.

Improved Wi-Fi and SHIELD Controller connectivity

Optimized for Newly Released Apps and Games:

New Apps

  • Qello Concerts - The ultimate music concert experience in crystal clear High Definition.
  • Fox News - Follow dynamic, real-time reporting from Fox News.

New Games

  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two - The second critically-acclaimed follow-up to Valve’s Half-Life 2.
  • Never Alone - An award-winning atmospheric puzzle platformer developed in collaboration with the Iñupiat, an Alaska Native people.
  • Q.U.B.E: Director’s Cut - The definitive version of the brain-twisting first-person puzzler.

Share your Pictures in 4K

With the Photos & Videos app, you can now share pictures in 4K resolution on Ultra HD TVs.

Enjoy Newly Released Apps

Live sports, news, and blockbuster movies, available from these new apps on Google Play:

  • Fox Sports Go - Watch live sports like the FIFA Women’s World Cup or the U.S. Open.
  • EPIX - Instantly stream thousands of Hollywood hit movies, concerts and comedy specials.
  • CBS News - Watch CBSN, the new 24-hour digital news network from CBS News.
  • CBS Sports - Watch CBS Sports content for NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA, Golf and more.

Play Newly Released Games

Immerse yourself in a great new set of games available today on Google Play:

  • Doom 3: BFG Edition - The ultimate collection of games that defined the first person shooter.
  • Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series, now in full 1080p HD – only on SHIELD.
  • Machinarium – An award-winning indie adventure and puzzle game.
  • Delivers a SHIELD Accessories Upgrade for SHIELD Remote for snappier response.
    Adds notifications for low battery on SHIELD Remote.
  • Optimizes streaming experience for Google Play Movies and Netflix.
  • Delivers enhancements for NVIDIA GameStream. Upgrade to the latest version of GeForce Experience on your PC for the best experience.
  • Boosts audio level for recorded or broadcasted gameplay using NVIDIA Share.
  • Delivers enhancements for SD card auto-move setting.
  • Improves responsiveness for select wireless keyboards.