NVIDIA today released an over-the-air update for its Shield portable gaming console. The Shield is a handheld console that is capable of streaming PC games from Steam as well as of playing Android games. It was released on July 31st. The new OTA update improves and adds a number of features so as to enhance the experience for users. The update allows users to move select application data from the Shield’s internal storage to the microSD card.
Apart from the ability to move app data, the update brings improved Miracast streaming and also improves PC streaming stability, Wi-Fi performance and gamepad detection. Support for Tegra developer tools such as the CPU sampling profiler and GPU analysis has been added as well. The usual slew of bug fixes and important enhancements are on-board too. This update weighs in at around 408MB and can be downloaded on the console itself by heading over to the Settings menu followed by About Shield. It has merely been a month since the console was released, surely NVIDIA will add more features for both users and developers in the future. If you’re skeptical about purchasing this console, do check out our NVIDIA Shield review to find out all there is to know about it.