Nvidia Shield Android v8.0.2 has finally come that Nvidia Shield has pushed a new update to its Android box. There are many different updates to current Android apps. With this update, many bugs have been fixed to address any issues you may have had with previous versions, plus more added games and an update to the Plex service.
Stream free movies and tv shows on plex, with this update you will get the latest update from plex. With the newest update from plex, you will receive more movies to watch that are on the plex server. If you are like me and love watching movies and tv shows, this new version allows you to watch more from the platform even if you don’t have a hard drive connected to your plex server.
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New Games Added
Jack Box Party 6
is a new game that has been added to the Nvidia Shield. Jack Box Party 6 is a wild party pack with five hilarious new games including Trivia Murder Party, Dictionarium, Push the button, Joke Boat and more!
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This game is a free addictive classic brick breaker game with hundreds of challenging levels and a variety of items. There are many more games that have been added to the Shield.
Other enhancements that have been added to this update included support for the new Xbox Elite 2 controller and support for the Sanscript USB DAC. Channels DVR app can now store recorded content on NAS.
Fixes crash issues when accessory update notification is seen. Fixes bug where IR control would not function when Talkback is enabled. Resolves IR volume control setup issues for some Samsung AVR/soundbars.
Adds IR support for Logitech Z906 Speaker systems. Add Bluetooth remote support for WeChip G30 remote. Adds support for 2019 SHIELD remote. Adds customizable Menu button options for 2019 SHIELD Remote and 3rd party remotes with a menu button. Resolves issue where 2019 SHIELD remote IR would remove active while not being used
Channels DVR app can now store recorded content over NAS. Resolves issue where “Match Color Space” was not working properly on some TVs. Fixes bug where screensaver would not be displayed in Netflix.
Resolves issue where pre-installed apps would disappear. Fixes stability issues when connecting to SHIELD from PC over network. Resolves issue, where SHIELD LED, doesn’t pulse after voice command, after enabling that setting.
My Thoughts on Update
Coming from the last version, I had problems with my shield always turning off and coming back on. This version 8.0.2 update, I have as of yet not experience this turning off issue.
Bug Fix By Update Nvidia Shield Android v8.0.2
For more information on this update, you can check the Nvidia Shield website to see all the added features and fixed bugs with this version update.
If you don’t know about the Nvidia shield, or how it works, its an Android box that allows you to stream movies and tv shows as well as live tv for free on this box. The version I have upgraded to was the Mini, but there is an older Nvidia Shield version.
For those who use the Firestick, this would be a big upgrade to what you are used to.