What’s New in 9.0.2?

This is a patch release to SHIELD Experience 9.0.1 adding enhancements and resolving issues, including:

  • Adds notifications when connecting or formatting removable storage
  • Fixes AI upscaling bug in Netflix [2019 SHIELD only]
  • Improves file transfer speeds
  • Resolves pairing issues with Dual Shock 3, XBOX One S, XBOX Series S/X, and Switch Pro controllers
  • Resolves crash issue with Google Play Games on 2015 and 2017 SHIELD TVs
  • Fixes issue streaming to Twitch with NVIDIA Share
  • Resolves issue while using DVR on Channels app
  • Fixes “select” button detecting issue on Mouse Toggle app

What’s New in 9.0?

Android 11 comes to SHIELD TV

SHIELD TV gets upgraded to Android 11. Updates include new privacy features, and a new default keyboard with built-in text to speech capabilities.

Watch tons of free movies and shows with IMDb TV

Watch thousands of free movies, binge-worthy TV shows, and exciting IMDb TV Originals like Leverage: Redemption and Alex Rider. No paid subscription necessary. IMDb TV is always free.

GeForce NOW RTX 3080: Stream your PC games at 4K HDR on SHIELD

Experience GeForce NOW cloud gaming in stunning 4K and HDR as well as immersive 7.1 surround sound, exclusive to SHIELD TV and available to GeForce NOW RTX 3080 members. Founders and Priority members have exclusive early pre-order access in the GeForce NOW account portal. Sign-up to be notified when pre-orders open for all at www.geforcenow.com.

Pair your SHIELD TV with XBOX One, XBOX Series X, Playstation 4 or 5, or Scuf controllers and start gaming in 4K!

New or Upgraded Apps

Apple TV

Watch Apple Originals in 4K Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos from Apple TV+, like Ted Lasso and Foundation. Buy or rent over 100,000 movies and shows from the largest selection of 4K HDR titles.

Google Play Movies & TV adds Dolby Vision Support

Watch the latest Hollywood blockbusters in stunning Dolby Vision HDR and 4K on your SHIELD TV.


Watch the most popular Asian movies, television shows, and variety shows for FREE — including thousands of originals. Multilingual support for menus, search and subtitles for easy navigation.

New Games

Apex Legends Emergence

With the unraveling of the new season, Emergence introduces a new and exciting competitive mode along with the new legend Seer, the new Rampage LMG weapon, and updated map.

Far Cry 6

Play as Dani Rojas male or female, and experience a compelling storyline that takes you from being a reluctant citizen to a leader fighting against Anton's regime.

Life is Strange: True Colors

Deep in the mountains of Colorado, you'll find Haven Springs. Play as Alex Chen and discover shocking secrets as you use your psychic powers to unravel the mysteries of this small mining town.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 6 Season 3 Crystal Guard

Play as Osa and secure your team's position with her Talon-8 clear shield, it’s transparent, bulletproof, and can be carried or deployed to give a protective line of sight while formulating an attack.

Other Enhancements

  • Includes Android security patch level September 2021
  • Adds support for aptX compatible Bluetooth headsets
  • Adds option to automatically disconnect Bluetooth devices on sleep
  • Adds option to match content audio resolution (high resolution audio)
  • Adds new Gboard keyboard option
  • Adds new Energy saver setting for additional power customization
  • Adds Stadia button support to XBOX, Playstation, and SHIELD controllers
  • Additional bug fixes