What’s New in 7.2.2?

  • Fixes Keyboard/Mouse functionality for PUBG Mobile
  • Fixes bug where colors are displayed incorrectly on Chrome/Puffin browsers
  • Resolves storage quota issues when transferring files from PC to SHIELD
  • Fixes issue where Dualshock 3 controller would not pair properly over Bluetooth
  • Fixes issue affecting Xbox One wired controller functionality
  • Resolves issues where PLEX would not access content on NAS
  • Addresses issues where NAS would not manually mount correctly
  • Resolves bug where PLEX was not detecting Hauppauge WinTV-dualHD 1590
  • Fixes bug where home screen is displayed while mounting network storage
  • Fixes bug where Dynamic range advanced display setting was not working
  • Improves network connectivity when connecting to router through local DNS or gateway
  • Resolves issue where Sling app would not be available
  • [Beta] Adds setting to automatically switch color modes (Settings > Developer Options > Colorimetry)

What’s New in 7.2.1?

Movies Anywhere Now Supports 4K HDR

Watch movies from iTunes, Google Play Movies, FandangoNOW, Vudu, and Prime Video in 4K HDR.

New Apps:

Bug Fixes

  • Resolves port blocking issue with SmartThings on SHIELD
  • Fixes issues some issues where USB storage is not detected on active hubs
  • Removes erroneous error message when cancelling NAS connection attempt
  • Removes incorrect warning displayed when connecting SHIELD TV mobile app to SHIELD

What’s New in 7.2?

More Ways to Control SHIELD Using Google Home

Turn on SHIELD hands-free, instantly jump into your favorite Netflix shows, and more!

New things to try using “Hey Google”:

  • Watch Ozark on SHIELD
  • Pause on SHIELD
  • Open Hulu on SHIELD
  • Turn off SHIELD

Control SHIELD with Alexa and Amazon Echo

To get started, enable the new NVIDIA SHIELD TV skill in the Alexa mobile app.

Things to try using “Alexa”:

  • Turn on SHIELD
  • Turn up volume on SHIELD
  • Open Prime Video on SHIELD
  • Turn off SHIELD

Amazon Music is Now Playing on SHIELD

Prime members can stream a wide variety of songs ad-free and on demand. With Amazon Music Unlimited get unlimited access to over 50 Million songs, always ad free.

For a limited time, get 3 months for only $.99, visit the SHIELD Blog to learn more.


New or Upgraded Apps

Amazon Prime Video Adds Dolby Atmos

Watch Amazon Originals’ Jack Ryan with immersive Dolby Atmos surround sound.

YouTube Adds 5.1 Surround Sound

SHIELD is the first streamer to play YouTube with immersive 5.1 surround audio for your living room.

NFL Sunday Ticket is Here

Stream every live, out-of-market Sunday regular season game. Watch up to four games at the same time at 60 frames per second.

Watch Sports in 4K

Select FOX and FS1 sports events are now available on fubo TV in 4K. Check online for the schedule of upcoming 4K games.

Google Assistant Adds Podcasts and Routines

Play podcasts by saying “Play the latest Ted Talks podcast”. Create routines on the Google Assistant mobile app to do multiple actions with a single command.

Vudu Adds More Channels to Your Home Screen

Discover newly released movies in stunning 4K HDR with Dolby Atmos surround sound from the new Vudu channels.

DC Universe--The Ultimate DC Membership

DC Universe is the first-of-its kind digital subscription service that gives fans access to exclusive content and experiences not available anywhere else.


Watch thousands of hit movies and TV series for free. Choose what you want to watch, when you want to watch it, with fewer ads than regular TV.


DAZN is the new way to watch fighting-style sports. Get over 80 fight nights a year, streamed live and on-demand.

Pokemon TV

Now it’s even more fun and easy to watch incredible Pokémon animated adventures starring Ash, Pikachu, and all their friends with this free app!


VRV is the fan-first streaming service that connects the dots between sci-fi, tech, anime, and more to bring you shows and movies you actually want to watch.

New Games on GeForce NOW

Fallout 76

Twenty-five years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers emerge into post-nuclear America. Play solo or join together against the wasteland’s greatest threats.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Black Ops is back! Featuring gritty, fluid, multiplayer combat, the biggest Zombies offering ever with three new maps available at launch, and the all-new Blackout battle royale mode.

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Write your own epic odyssey and forge your own destiny by becoming a legendary Spartan hero.

Life is Strange 2

Brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz are forced to run away from home after a tragic incident in Seattle, while attempting to conceal a sudden and mysterious supernatural power.

Megaman 11

The Blue Bomber is back and must battle Robot Masters and take their powerful weapons for himself, changing our hero’s appearance with new levels of detail.

Valkyria Chronicles 4

Hundreds of miles away from Gallia lies a battlefield with tales of sacrifice hidden beyond the snow, waiting to be uncovered.

Immortal: Unchained

Unleashed and unforgiving. Can you rise to the challenge? Immortal: Unchained is the latest addition to the genre of ultra-hardcore action RPGs.

New Games on SHIELD

Bridge Constructor Portal

Enter the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and experience Bridge Constructor Portal–the unique merging of the classic Portal and Bridge Constructor games.

Fractal Space HD

Live the memorable adventure of Fractal Space, a unique first person adventure and puzzle game, now remastered in HD!


Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if you were the size of an ant?

Deer Hunter 2018

It’s Open Season! Return to the wild and hunt across the globe in the world’s greatest hunting experience.

Jump Drive

Navigate your space ship through falling debris, closing gates, moving laser beams, and lots of other deadly space obstacles.


Embark on an adventure as a young boy armed with ancient Teslamancer technology. Forge your path through the Tesla Tower and overcome the huge variety of challenges and enigmas.

Other Enhancements

  • The latest monthly Android security updates
  • Adds customizable Quick Settings (Settings > System > Customize Quick Settings)
  • Adds option to auto-upgrade SHIELD (Settings > About > System upgrade > Auto-upgrade)
  • Adds support for SMBv3 when mounting network storage (NAS or PC) to SHIELD
  • Adds option to sleep idle USB drives (Settings > Storage & reset > Sleep drives when idle)
  • Fixes BT remote pairing issues (disable Settings > Security & restrictions > Bluetooth LE Privacy)
  • Adds ability to control soundbar power on/off via IR (Settings > Display & Sound > Power Control)
  • Adds network link speed when connected via Ethernet (Settings > Network > Connected)
  • [SHIELD 2015 and Pro] Adds ability to migrate app data from SD Card to internal storage
  • Adds ability to control TV/AVR volume over HDMI-CEC from Amazon Echo
  • Adds option to disconnect Bluetooth audio devices
  • Improves responsiveness of SHIELD TV mobile app when connected over Wi-Fi
  • Latest accessory firmware versions:
    • SHIELD controller (2017): v1.27
    • SHIELD controller (2015): v1.96/99/3.71/0.32
    • SHIELD remote (2017): v1.38
    • SHIELD remote (2015): v.1.32