Controller:Nvidia SHIELD Portable

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Nvidia SHIELD Portable
Nvidia SHIELD Portable cover
XInput support
Successor
SHIELD Controller
Nvidia SHIELD Portable on Wikipedia

Key points

Must be connected over WiFi.
Due to being out of stock for many years, it is thought to be discontinued, but there has not yet been any official announcement from Nvidia.
Controller has handsfree microphone, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, built-in speaker, volume control button, multi-touch capacitive screen and motion control support.
Allows to connect mouse and keyboard over bluetooth and forward their signals to PC.[1]
Works on old Android 5.1 version.
There is no application which sends Android Input over bluetooth.

General information

SHIELD Portable FAQ

Inputs

  • Motion sensing: 6 axis motion sensing (3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope)
  • 1 × multi-touch capacitive screen
  • 1 × microphone
  • 2 × clickable analog sticks: LS, RS
  • 2 × analog triggers: LT, RT
  • 2 × digital shoulder buttons: LB, RB
  • 9 × digital action buttons: 𝐀, 𝐁, 𝐗, 𝗬, ᴠᴏʟᴜᴍᴇ, sᴛᴀʀᴛ, ɴᴠɪᴅɪᴀ, ʙᴀᴄᴋ, ʜᴏᴍᴇ
  • 4 × digital directional buttons (d-pad): , , ,
  • GPS

Availability[edit]

Amazon.com
Amazon.co.uk

Use with PC platforms[edit]

Gamepad mapper allows to map physical buttons to touchscreen buttons. [2]
Touchscreen controls - there are four basic touch commands used on Android devices:
  • Tap / Touch (a finger version of a mouse click)
  • Touch - Hold
  • Drag: Used in combination with Touch - Hold and Drag
  • Pinch: Most commands are single-finger with the exception of Pinch which requires two fingers.

Windows[edit]

Applications Steam Link, Moonlight and Parsec allows to play on PC over WiFi connection.
Not possible to pair via Bluetooth. There is no application which sends Android Input to PC over Bluetooth yet.

macOS[edit]

Applications Steam Link and Parsec allows to play on PC over WiFi connection.
Not possible to pair via Bluetooth. There is no application which sends Android Input to PC over Bluetooth yet.

Linux[edit]

Applications Steam Link and Moonlight (host needs Sunshine application installed) allows to play on PC over WiFi connection.
Not possible to pair via Bluetooth. There is no application which sends Android Input to PC over Bluetooth yet.

Steam[edit]

Can be recognized as Xbox 360 controller but after manual assignment. Controller cannot be found in Supported Controller Database, so Steam recognizes it as standard DirectInput device.
Requires PC streaming application support eg. Steam Link.

Support In Games[edit]

Support for some controller features may be only available on certain systems. Refer to game-specific articles for details.

Games with controller's speaker support[edit]

Every game which allows to select separate playback audio device for specific sounds is supporting controller's built-in speaker, eg. Death Stranding's BB voice audio can be assigned to controller's speaker when other sounds are played from other audio device.
Cemu emulator allows to assign Wii Remote speaker's audio to DualSense's speaker. In general settings/audio in gamepad audio tab is an option for selecting secondary audio device.
Not every streaming application allows to be selected as different audio output.

Games with microphone support[edit]

Requires to use additional applications which sends Android microphone input to PC over WiFi.
Games with implemented voice chat are able to use controller's microphone.
VoiceBot and VoiceAttack allows to control games and applications by voice commands.
List of Microphone-controllerd computer games.

Games with motion control support[edit]

For a list of games, see List of games that support tracked motion controllers in non-VR gameplay.

Android cemuhook allows to use motion control support in Nintendo emulators (Wii, Wii U, 3DS and Switch).[3] See more.
Number of games which natively support motion controls is limited and gyro support is still not a PC standard.

Games with XInput button prompts[edit]

Total number of games: 2,272.
The controller's button positions and colors, and the amount of buttons, differ considerably from those of other Xbox controllers. As such, the list below should be treated with some caution.
Please note, that this is only list for games that offer XInput button prompts.
Some may require use of Xbox 360 controller emulation. Refer to game-specific articles for details.
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