Nvidia's latest update brings the latter to 1080p resolution in a handful of officially supported games, including Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Nvidia promises support for more games streaming in 1080p will be added on a weekly basis.The feature requires a Kepler-class GTX graphics card in the PC that Shield owners are streaming games from and an ethernet connection."Powers and weapons were underperforming at higher difficulties—particularly power combos and assault rifles.
Using the Shield's Gamepad Mapper, users can now map control functions like gyroscope and motion control to physical inputs.
More details about the Nvidia Shield December software update are available at Nvidia's websites.
"We’ve received a lot of community feedback about balance issues in multiplayer.
We have improved the overall experience based on that feedback and our own testing," Bio Ware wrote.
Today’s changes are the first step in that process." The base damage of powers have been boosted in the update, and some of the bonuses granted by skill points and damage from passive skill trees have been improved as well.
Base damage for "several" assault rifles, pistols, and shotguns have also been increased, while the Vanquisher sniper rifle has been dialed back, "to make it comparable with other weapons." Enemies have also been adjusted: The Kett have been nerfed, while the Fiend is less likely to "sync-attack" on Silver and Gold difficulties.
A new software update for Nvidia's Shield platform brings 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second streaming from PC games through Nvidia's Game Stream technology, according to an update on the company's official blog.
In October, Nvidia introduced Shield's console mode, enabling native 1080p output of Android-based games and 720p, 60 frames per second streaming of PC games to an HDTV.
We found current damage levels significantly slowed the pace of games on Gold and Silver difficulties.