NVIDIA SHIELD Updated to Support PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series Controllers

Alessio Palumbo

NVIDIA SHIELD just received a new firmware update, version 8.2.2, whose highlight is the added support for the DualSense (PlayStation 5) and Xbox Series S|X controllers.

WHAT'S NEW IN 8.2.2?

Pair New DualSense or Xbox Series X/S controller to SHIELD

Connect next-gen console controllers to your SHIELD and enjoy playing Android or GeForce NOW gaming with your favorite controller. To begin, start Bluetooth pairing on your SHIELD and start pairing mode on your controller.

DualSense: Hold PlayStation and Share/Clip button until light pulses blue.
XBox Series X/S: Hold the pairing button until the Xbox button blinks.

SHIELD TV now supports Control4 home automation systems

Use your Control4 remote or app to navigate your SHIELD and even directly launch installed apps. Contact your certified Control4 installer to add your SHIELD today.

New Games


[GeForce NOW] Cyberpunk 2077

An open world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-king implant that is the key to immortality.


[GeForce NOW] Destiny 2: Beyond Light
The frontier of Europa holds many lost secrets from the past, including the dark power of Stasis. Work with the mysterious Exo Stranger to harness this net power before Eramis, the Kell of Darkness, bestows it on her Fallen forces.


[GeForce NOW] Assassin's Creed Valhalla
Become Eivor, a legendary Viking raider on a quest for glory. Explore a dynamic and beautiful open world set against the brutal backdrop of England's Dark Ages.


[GeForce NOW] Among Us
Join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal! Play with 4-10 players are you attempt to hold your spaceship together and return back to civilization. But beware there may be an alien imposter aboard!


[GeForce NOW] Watch Dogs: Legion
Build a resistance from virtually anyone you see as you hack, infiltrate, and fight back a near-future London that is facing its downfall. Welcome to the Resistance.


Stickman Skate Battle
Pack your skateboard and join the ultimate Stickman Skate Battle multiplayer PvP experience. Battle with your friends and people around the world in 1vs1 matches in astonishing, beautiful, hand designed skate parks.!


Other Enhancements

  • Includes Android security patch level December 2020
  • Improved IR volume control behavior with SHIELD Remote 2019 with Denon receivers
  • Additional bug fixes

The latest NVIDIA SHIELD model, the TV Pro, launched back in October 2019.

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