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Nvidia Shield TV now supports PS5 and Xbox one controllers

new update also brings the support for Control4

Nvidia Shield TV media streaming box will be getting another update that will enhance the Shield experience. It will add support for the Bluetooth enabled PlayStation 5 DualSense and the Xbox Series X/S controllers.

Now, these controllers can be paired with the streaming device through Bluetooth easily. These controllers ship with Sony’s new PlayStation 5 as well as Microsoft’s new controller for the Xbox Series X and Series S.

Nvidia Shield TV is a media streaming box that can also play Android games from the Google Play Store. The device is also compatible with the Nvidia GeForce Now service, which allows you to play games from Nvidia’s cloud service.

With the new 8.2.2 update, you don’t need to purchase a controller separately for the Shield TV, if you already have a PS5 or Xbox Series, controller.

The new update also brings the support for Control4 home automation system in this update for the Shield TV, which allows Control4 remote or app to navigate the Shield TV UI.

Nvidia also revealed that this update brings the December 2020 Android security patch and will fix the 2019 Shield TV remotes for using IR to control Denon receivers.