Sharper Image: GeForce NOW’s Latest Update Brings Exceptional Gaming Quality to Android Devices

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NVIDIA’s groundbreaking update to the GeForce NOW app on Android devices significantly enhances cloud gaming experience, offering superior visuals at 1440p resolution and up to 120 frames per second.

Key Highlights:

  • The update delivers 1440p streaming at up to 120fps on Android devices.
  • Exclusive to GeForce Now’s Ultimate tier, it also supports up to 4K streaming on Android TV OS and Windows/macOS.
  • Ultimate tier subscribers can access over 1,800 titles from the GeForce NOW library.
  • The update was announced at CES earlier this month, along with a new “Day Pass.”
  • Requires select 120Hz Android phones and tablets for optimal performance.
  • Subscription costs $19.99 per month or $99.99 for six months.
  • A minimum 35Mbps internet connection is recommended for the best experience.

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NVIDIA’s latest update to its GeForce NOW app for Android is a game-changer in the world of cloud gaming. Rolled out as part of their “GFN Thursday” update, the company has pushed the boundaries of mobile gaming by enabling higher streaming quality at up to 1440p resolution and 120 frames per second (fps). This major enhancement, initially announced at CES earlier this month, is set to redefine the gaming experience for Android users worldwide.

A Leap in Cloud Gaming:

The update is particularly significant as it caters to GeForce Now’s most expensive subscription tier – the Ultimate tier. Users subscribing to this tier can now enjoy gaming at pixel-perfect quality, a substantial improvement over the previous cap of 1080p at 120 fps. The Ultimate tier is priced at $19.99 per month or $99.99 for a six-month subscription, offering value for money considering the premium features it provides, including eight-hour gaming sessions and access to GeForce RTX 4080-powered servers.

Optimal Device Requirements:

To fully benefit from this update, gamers will need select 120Hz Android phones and tablets. The higher resolution and frame rate are designed to match the capabilities of these high-end devices, ensuring a smooth and visually stunning gaming experience. NVIDIA also recommends a minimum internet connection speed of 35Mbps and suggests using a router’s 5GHz band for optimal performance.

Ultimate Membership: Elevating Mobile Gaming

The GeForce NOW Android app, now available to Ultimate members, transforms almost any device into a formidable gaming machine. This tier offers over 1,800 titles from the GeForce NOW library, playable on select Android phones and tablets with 120Hz displays. Additionally, it provides eight-hour gaming sessions and access to GeForce RTX 4080-powered servers for an enhanced gaming library access.

New Games and Updates:

Along with the improved streaming quality, NVIDIA has also added several new games to the GeForce NOW library. These include titles like “Stargate: Timekeepers,” “Enshrouded,” “Firefighting Simulator – The Squad,” and more. However, it’s worth noting that over a dozen games from publisher Spike Chunsoft will be removed from the service following their request.

NVIDIA’s latest update to GeForce NOW for Android is a testament to the rapid advancements in cloud gaming technology. By offering 1440p resolution at 120fps, NVIDIA has set a new standard in mobile gaming, providing an experience that was once only possible on high-end PCs or gaming consoles. As cloud gaming continues to evolve, NVIDIA remains at the forefront, consistently pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in this dynamic and exciting field.


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