NVIDIA has made available the download links for its stock recovery and developer-only 7.2.0 firmware packages compatible with the SHIELD Android TV, SHIELD Android TV Pro, and SHIELD TV 2017 devices, which add support for several games and fixes.
Specifically speaking, owners can now play Fallout 76, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, Life is Strange 2, Megaman 11, Valkyria Chronicles 4, and Immortal: Unchained GeForce NOW games, and have more ways to control their SHIELD using Google Home, Alexa, and Amazon Echo.
Moreover, the consoles receive new/upgraded app, such as Amazon Prime Video (adds Dolby Atmos), YouTube (5.1 surround sound), Google Assistant (Podcasts and Routines), Vudu (more channels to Home screen), DC Universe, Tubi, DAZN, Pokemon TV, VRV, NFL Sunday Ticket.
In addition to that, NVIDIA adds the latest monthly Android security updates, fixes Bluetooth remote pairing issues, improves the responsiveness of SHIELD TV mobile app when connected over Wi-Fi, and implements several other changes as highlighted in the Release Notes below.
When it comes to installation, you should know that NVIDIA has provided both the OTA (Recovery OS) and Developer Only (rooted) images for each Android TV console; make sure to get the correct one for your device.
Moreover, it is highly recommended that you understand and familiarize yourself with the update steps before initiating the flash process. Failing to complete the upgrade can lead to various device malfunctions or even brick your console.
With this in mind, it would be an excellent idea to read the How to Flash NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Recovery Image instructions, to make sure no problems are encountered.
That said, download the appropriate package for your SHIELD model and configuration using the links below, carefully apply it on your device, and check our website as often as possible to stay “updated one minute ago.”