The Apple TV app brings Apple TV+ and more to Nvidia Shield users

Apple TV and Nvidia Shield
Apple TV and Nvidia Shield (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Nvidia Shield now has a new Apple TV app for users to enjoy.
  • The new app brings Apple TV+ content, iTunes movies and TV shows, and more to Shield users.

Nvidia today announced that owners of the Shield streaming box now have another source of content – a new Apple TV app.

Announced via blog post, the new app brings support for Apple TV+ as well as video content in the form of movies and TV shows purchased and rented via iTunes.

As you might expect, support for 4K HDR content is also included out the gate.

Apple TV+ June 2021 Extension

Apple TV+ June 2021 Extension (Image credit: Apple TV+)

The streaming device with the most 4K HDR content available now has even more as Apple TV joins the lineup on NVIDIA SHIELD.Starting today, SHIELD owners can stream the Apple TV app, including Apple TV+, and its impressive lineup of award-winning series, compelling dramas, groundbreaking documentaries, kids' shows, comedies and more.

Alongside iTunes and Apple TV+ content, Shield will now be able to stream content from Apple TV channels as well, with the likes of AMC+, Starz, and more all available via the new Apple TV app.

Don't yet have an Nvidia Shield of your own? Not a problem! Our collection of the best Apple TV deals around means you can grab one of your own without breaking the bank.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

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