Nvidia Shield TV Software Experience 7.1 adds in-game voice chat support, several GeForce Now improvements, and more

Nvidia Shield TV Software Experience 7.1 adds in-game voice chat support, several GeForce Now improvements, and more


Nvidia's Shield TV is perhaps one of the best supported devices in recent memory. The original unit from 2015 and its refreshed sibling from 2017 are both getting another software update, starting today. Shield TV Software Experience 7.1 has an impressive changelog, full of new stuff and improvements.


Here's a quick rundown of what Nvidia says is included with Software Experience 7.1:



  • In-game voice chat support – for communicating in top GeForce NOW games like Fortnite – with headsets connected to the 3.5mm headset jack on SHIELD controllers

  • Improved keyboard and mouse support in GeForce NOW

  • Smoother, more accurate mouse movements

  • Keyboard shortcuts

  • Keyboard and Mouse games row

  • More day-and-date releases including Monster Hunter World and F1 2018

  • The upcoming release of Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • NVIDIA SHIELD TV companion app with a virtual keyboard and mouse that makes entering user names, email addresses and password simple

  • The triumphant return of NVIDIA Share features (Broadcast to Twitch, recording and screenshots)

  • 120Hz modes for supported TVs and monitors

  • Quick settings for power off, restart and sleep


Nvidia Share is returning!

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