Nvidia, world’s largest manufacturers of GPUs made an announcement that might going to change the way of playing games over the gaming consoles as company came out with the Shield, world’s first 4K Android TV gaming console today at Gaming Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco. This device will be available from May for $199.
The shield console will be capable of delivering video, music, Android apps and gaming experience to its users. It has the support of Nvidia’s new Tegra X1 processor, 3GB of RAM, can play and capture 4K video conteNt and offers high-resolution 7.1 and 5.1 surround sound output.
In addition to this, Sheild also comes with internal storage of 16GB which can be expandable up to 128GB via microSD slot. This premium console is capable of running sumptuous titles which include Doom 3, Crysis 3, Portal, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, The Talos Principle, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, The Witcher 3, Dead Rising 2, Metro Last Light Redux, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Batman: AO and Ultra Street Fighter 4.
On this note, “First, it’s based on the most popular OS in the world. Second, the richness of the Google Play store, with it huge range of applications,” said by Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia’s CEO. “Third, it syncs with all my other devices. Finally, it has an incredible voice search capability.”
Additionally, company has also announced its Grid game-streaming service along side with “Shield” console which will deliver games on-demand via the cloud at 1080p Full HD resolution and 60 fps.
It looks like Nvidia’s Shield console got everything that is enough to give tough competition to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.