Nvidia shield

How do people feel if we just support the Game Controller and not the Remote?

I can’t get it to work at all on Shield TV anyway. Remember there’s a free phone app anyway. If it did work I’d navigate on my phone and then use the companion app anyhow. Can’t imagine I’d use either. The phone app is a bit annoying in that you can’t copy and paste passwords into it, but it’s generally easier for sideloaded apps.

I can imagine on 1st run the lack of remote might surprise people. Can you have it flash a text box warning people?

The problem with that is some people don’t have the game controller.
I personally don’t mind either, as long as Zwift will work on my shield. I signed up for the 7 day free trial on my phone, thinking I could download it on my Nvidia, and now can’t I can’t use it, and my 7 days trial is almost done. :frowning_face:
Please get it sorted for the Nvidia soon.

I have to agree with Leonardo that not everyone has the controller. Though you could use a usb mouse, or even the Nvidia companion app on a phone to emulate a mouse, I would prefer the remote. Especially if I’m on a bike since it is small and simple.

Would be OK for me, as long as Zwift runs in 4K on my Shield !!!

Will official support of Nvidia Shield/Android TV be coming soon? It sounds like the Android app has been released from Beta.


Of course! It’s all I want. Native zwift on shield.
I’m sick of elaborately trying to stream my pc and transmit ant over Wi-Fi.

I happen to have the controller and remote but… even if I didn’t have the controller I’d buy one for this purpose. I’d love to replace the underpowered PC in my garage with a low-cost option like the Shield.

With Android out of beta I would love to see Shield TV support for those of us who haven’t bought into the Apple ecosystem. It is such a powerful streaming device, it’s a shame to not be able to use it for Zwift without some extra work (ie. sideloading the apk). I think remote support is important though, as most people will have remote over controller

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If you also provide control via mouse/keyboard that’s fine, otherwise I think many don’t have the game controller. Either way, I’d love to stop using my stupid old Macbook Air just for zwift.