What’s New in 8.2.1?

In addition to security updates and bug fixes the latest upgrade adds the following enhancements

  • Adds IR power control for projector displays
  • Adds IR power/volume control for the following brands
    • Arris
    • Atyme
    • BC Acoustique
    • Dayton
    • Kora
    • Monoprice
    • ONN
    • Point Source Acoustics
    • Savant
    • Sennheiser
    • SMSL
    • Tascam
  • Improves system volume levels when audio is routed to USB DAC or Bluetooth headset

What’s New in 8.2?

Customize your menu button three ways

Our latest upgrade adds double-tap and long-press actions to customize your menu button on the new SHIELD remote. New options include switch input (IR only), start Daydream, and more! These features are also available on the SHIELD TV remote app.

2019 SHIELD TV Pro adds 60 FPS AI upscaling

Simulated upscaling

Upscaling support for 60 FPS content lets you watch live sports, 60 FPS YouTube content, and Twitch streams with amazing AI upscaled clarity. It’s coming soon to GeForce NOW (requires September 2020 NVIDIA Games update).


HBO NOW is now HBO Max. It delivers all the great HBO originals, but adds movies and TV shows from DC, Crunchy Roll, Cartoon Network, and other Warner Media content--at the same price.

New or Upgraded Apps


Stream current hits, hundreds of timeless movies, and thousands of episodes of your favorite NBCUniversal TV shows.


Learn from the best! Make progress wherever you are--on the go with your phone, on your computer, or on your couch with your SHIELD TV.


Watch free movies and live TV any time you want. No sign-in required. You can also rent or buy thousands of movies and the latest TV shows, from full seasons to your favorite episodes.

New Games

Shadowgun War Games

Experience this tactical multiplayer FPS (First Person Shooter) with outstanding graphics and intense PvP (Player versus Player) 5v5 battles.

[GeForce NOW] Hyperscape

Hyper Scape is the only urban futuristic free-to-play battle royale where 100 contenders engage in first person close-quarters combat and fast-paced matches to become the next global superstar.

[GeForce NOW] Death Stranding

From legendary game creator Hideo Kojima comes an all-new, genre-defying experience. Carrying the disconnected remnants of our future in his hands, he embarks on a journey to reconnect the shattered world one step at a time.

[GeForce NOW] Rocket League

Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition.

[GeForce NOW] Rainbow Six® Siege

In Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege squad up and breach into explosive 5v5 PVP action. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege features a huge roster of specialized operators, each with game-changing gadgets to help you lead your team to victory.

[GeForce NOW] Just Cause 4 Reloaded

Rogue agent Rico Rodriguez journeys to Solis, a huge South American world home of conflict, oppression and extreme weather conditions. Strap into your wingsuit, equip your fully customizable grappling hook, and get ready to bring the thunder!

[GeForce NOW] Two Point Hospital

Design stunning hospitals, cure peculiar illnesses and manage troublesome staff as you spread your budding healthcare organisation across Two Point County.

Other Enhancements

  • Includes Android security patch level June 2020
  • Adds SMBv3 support for a faster, more secure connection to SHIELD over a local network
  • Restores surround sound audio while casting
  • Allows users to grant write access to NAS from installed apps
  • Adds ability to convert local HDR video content to SDR displays
  • Adds option to disable volume lowering when "OK Google" is detected on a Google Home device
  • Restores Bluetooth LDAC support for supported headphones