Nvidia’s GameStream service was one of the main features of the company’s Shield TV family devices, and now Nvidia’s Termination of this service has announced
NVIDIA Shield TV / Shield TV Pro are among the most popular and of course among the most expensive Android boxes in the market. These devices are equipped with a powerful TegraX1 + processing set with a 256-core graphics processor. This means that these devices not only have enough power to run all Android games, but can stream any kind of content either from the device itself or from the cloud.
End of service NVIDIA GameStream until the end of February
The NVIDIA GameStream feature was one of the main software features of the Shield TV boxes, which according to the Nvidia company, is going to be discontinued. Nvidia has announced that during the update of the NVIDIA Game software, this feature will be unavailable from the middle of February. This feature could stream games from the computer directly to the TV with 4K60 quality and low latency by connecting to computers equipped with GeForce graphics cards.
The users of the Nvidia Shield TV boxes have received emails from the Nvidia company about the termination of the GameStream service. Nvidia has announced the use of the Steam Link service on GeForce Now as an alternative to this service, but this means that users will either have to use the dedicated Steam software, or they will have to pay a subscription to use cloud streaming services in order to be able to have the same streaming quality.
The interesting thing is that on the official page of Shield TV boxes on its official store, Nvidia continues to introduce the GameStream service as one of the main features of these boxes; While this service will be unavailable in less than two months:
NVIDIA GameStream service was one of the strong points of Shield TV boxes and we have to wait to see what the end of this service will be. It is not bad to point out that in the meantime, AMD is seriously developing the AMD Link streaming technology with the support of RX 7900 graphics cards from the AV1 encoder, and even supporting four players on one PC is on the company’s agenda. Is.
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