New NVIDIA SHIELD made to game

SHIELDFirst, there was the SHIELD portable. Then, the SHIELD Tablet. Today, at Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, NVIDIA has unveiled its third SHIELD, an Android TV console that delivers video, music, apps. and amazing games to the home.

Built on Android TV, SHIELD can play top-quality 4K video content, includes one-click access to Google Voice Search and provides the richness of Android’s app ecosystem.

The sleek device comes loaded with NVIDIA technologies, including the recently launched NVIDIA Tegra X1 mobile superchip. It can also access the NVIDIA GRID game-streaming service, which is powered by GeForce GTX supercomputers in the cloud.

“SHIELD will change the way we enjoy digital entertainment at home. It’s an incredibly powerful, efficient and advanced living room entertainment device. It’s the best Android TV experience. And it can transform into a serious gaming machine. It’s made to game,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, President and CEO of NVIDIA.

SHIELD will be available in May, starting at US$199 with a controller. Optional accessories include additional controllers, a remote control and a stand enabling the device to stand vertically.

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