What’s New in 8.0?

SHIELD TV Gets Upgraded to Android P

Android P brings a redesigned Settings menu and a streamlined setup for new users.

Hulu Live TV is Coming to SHIELD

The new Hulu app with Live TV has started rolling out to SHIELD users. Enjoy live sports, news and events on 60+ top channels. The rollout is expected to complete in the coming weeks.

 

New or Upgraded Apps

Netflix Enables High-Quality Surround Sound


Now on SHIELD, Netflix dynamically delivers Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 audio up to 640 kbps for sound quality that rivals professional recording studios.

Prime Video adds 4K Cast for SHIELD


Use your mobile phone to discover and cast your favorite Prime Video movies or TV shows right on your SHIELD in up to 4K resolutions.

Watch Movies in 4K + HDR with FandangoNOW


FandangoNOW has been upgraded, letting you watch newly released UHD movies like Captain Marvel, Dumbo, or Us in stunning HDR on your SHIELD TV.

Twitch Gets a UI Makeover


Enjoy a thoroughly updated UI, improved navigation, and most importantly, the ability to interact with your favorite streamer with the onscreen keyboard.

Bravo


Watch full episodes of The Real Housewives, Southern Charm, Below Deck Mediterranean, or Project Runway.

SYFY


Watch full episodes of The Magicians, Krypton, Futurama, or Killjoys SYFY is the new home of the Harry Potter films!

E!


Get full episodes of E!'s must-know pop culture shows like Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Very Cavallari, Relatively Nat & Liv, and Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry.

USA


Watch full episodes of Suits, WWE Raw, Chrisley Knows Best, Temptation Island, AND MANY MORE!

Yahoo! Finance


Watch free live market coverage from the comfort of your home and get everything you need to know about the market from our daily programs.

XUMO


Unlock 160+ free channels and a huge library containing thousands of Hollywood movies, 24/7 network news, popular TV shows, and comprehensive sports coverage.

Lifetime


Watch full episodes of Dance Moms, Married At First Sight, Bring It!, Little Women, The Rap Game, Project Runway, the latest Lifetime movies, and more!

MotoGP


Enjoy the best all-inclusive tool for following the World Championship in detail, including live video multi-cameras in HD, live timing and 3D tracking, and audio commentary.

New Games

GeForce NOW adds 20+ games


Stream the hottest new games right on your SHIELD with the GeForce NOW beta. To try GeForce NOW for free, open the NVIDIA Games app and sign up today!

Unknown Fate


This single-player, first-person puzzle-adventure features a mysterious story, puzzles to solve, and enemies to defeat.

SiNKR2


This minimalist puzzle game evolved from the award winning SiNKR, delivering familiar contraptions in new layouts.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap


You’re cursed into a half-human half-lizard monstrosity by the Meka-Dragon and in search for a cure!

Other Enhancements

  • Updates "Display and Sounds" advanced setting into two easier to navigate menus.
  • Adds option to match content color space (Settings > Display & Sound > Advanced).
  • Improves volume dynamic range for USB and bluetooth connected headsets.
  • SHIELD TV remote app adds bluetooth assist for pairing and improves connection.
  • Enables 720p refresh rate switching on supported apps.
  • Adds "Disconnect Bluetooth accessories" option to quick settings.
  • Adds IR power control options to customize on/off functionality.
  • Adds option to turn off USB power when SHIELD sleeps.
  • Adds option to connect to 2.4GHz or 5GHz Wi-Fi network with shared SSID.
  • Latest accessory firmware versions:
    • SHIELD controller (2017): v1.30
    • SHIELD controller (2015): v1.96/99/3.71/0.32
    • SHIELD remote (2017): v1.43
    • SHIELD remote (2015): v.1.36