NVIDIA today announced the rollout of SHIELD Software Experience Upgrade 7.1 bringing a host of new features, improvements and the return of one community favorite. It brings new in-game voice chat support for communicating in top titles like Fortnite and PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. You can now connect a headset and mic to the SHIELD controller 3.5mm jack.
The update also brings smoother, more accurate mouse movements, keyboard shortcuts, and a Keyboard and Mouse Games row on GeForce NOW. After collecting feedback, NVIDIA is bringing a virtual keyboard and mouse companion that significantly cuts down on login frustrations; you can download it for Android from the Google Play Store or iOS.
The NVIDIA Share feature allows you to capture screenshots, record game highlights and stream gameplay to Twitch; this feature is finally making its return. You can enable this within the NVIDIA Share menu in System > Settings. Finally, it is also bringing 120Hz mode for supported TVs and monitors; as well as additional methods for power off, restart and sleep. The Shield Experience V7.1 is rolling out starting today and you can download it from here.