NVIDIA has pushed another software update for the Shield Android TV, bumping it to version 3.1. The update brings a number of fixes and additions to the hardware, like support for new games, additional Shield features like mouse navigation and more. In addition, you'll get the March security patches and some enhancements to some of the Marshmallow features.

NVIDIA Shield Android TV

NVIDIA's change log notes the following changes:

  • Optimizations for New Games
  • New SHIELD Features: Adds mouse navigation using SHIELD controller's right stick. This feature is supported automatically in apps that don't use the right stick. Example: Google Chrome browser (install from Google Play store using a PC).
  • Enhancements: Marshmallow functionality and stability improvements such as external USB drive detection, FTP write access, HDMI-CEC, idle/sleep stability, SD card formatting, mouse support, and more.
  • Monthly Android security updates, including the March 2016 partner security bulletin.

You can grab the update as an over-the-air download from your Shield Android TV now. Be sure to let us know your thoughts after the update in the comments.

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