The list of games that people actually want to play on their Shield has just received a major boost, due to Ubisoft’s announcement that hit entries in its vast library of games are coming to the GeForce Now platform. Major franchises currently available only on PC and traditional consoles will soon be available for Nvidia Shield gamers to stream and enjoy.
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Streaming PC games to the living room at maximum graphics settings has long been the dream for many a gamer who, for some reason or another, doesn’t have access to a high-end gaming computer yet wants to experience the “master race” lifestyle. Nvidia has now, for all intents and purposes, made that possible with its announcement that its GeForce Now game streaming platform has been upgraded to the current-generation Pascal architecture, specifically the GTX 1080 GPU.
Sonic and Mirror’s Edge might be the games that first come to mind when you think of fast-running platformers, but for the past two years newcomer Cloudbuilt has been attempting to make its name known, by combing elements of the two aforementioned franchises. Formerly available only on Steam, Cloudbuilt is now available to Nvidia Shield owners for the first time via the GeForce Now streaming platform.
Nvidia has decided to jump into the Black Friday/Holiday game sale action as well, and are putting up over 60 games for sale. The company’s Black Friday sales event starts today and runs through until November 28th, 2016. With the amount of games on sale, there should be something for everyone.
Back in August we reported on Nvidia releasing an update to their GeForce Experience which was mostly for preparation for a beta that was to begin soon to test some really interesting new features. Well that GeForce Experience Beta has begun, and the download for it is now available.
Nvidia, makers of Android tablets, set top box, portable gaming rig, and a complimentary Bluetooth controller, have pushed out a couple of firmware update today. First on the list is some patching up of the NVIDIA Shield (the handheld model), with the release of Software Upgrade 106.
In the past there have been rumblings of Nvidia working on a new Shield Portable. Although there is still no official word on it, another certification, this time for the RRA in South Korea, points to it being something coming soon.
The latest Shield Hub Beta gives Nvidia Shield owners the opportunity to stream games through the Nvidia Grid in full 1080p HD at 60 frames per second.
Almost every Tuesday Nvidia releases a new game onto their gaming-on-demand service called Nvidia GRID. So far this month there have been two new games for Nvidia GRID, both of which are actually pretty good games on their original platforms already. Now that they are available on Nvidia GRID, you can play them while on the go.
Nvidia just announced a rather nice deal that they have going on for those of you considering buying a 32GB Nvidia Shield. In order to sweeten the pot and make you open up your wallet to buy one, Nvidia will be throwing in a free Nvidia Shield controller, a free tablet cover for your new Shield tablet, and three games.