NVIDIA's Shield TV upgrades to 4K for Cast and Google Play movies

Despite all the 4K material NVIDIA’s Shield TV can handle, there have still been a few gaps: you couldn’t play Google Play Movies & TV content in 4K, for instance, and you definitely couldn’t Google Cast the 4K videos of your choice. Thankfully, NVIDIA is plugging those two holes today. An update lets all Shield TV boxes play both the content you Cast and Google Play titles in the ultra-sharp resolution, so you don’t have to be quite so picky when looking for material beyond 1080p.

This won’t necessarily make a night-and-day difference, at least not at first. Shield TV already supported a large chunk of available 4K video with mainstay services like Amazon, Netflix and YouTube, and there are only so many Cast-enabled apps that have 4K content to show. Nonetheless, this fleshes out NVIDIA’s living room media hubs in a big way. Theoretically, you now have extra-sharp video from any supporting app on your phone.

Source: NVIDIA

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