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SHIELD Tablet K1 Takes Full Advantage Of Need for Speed Update

November 17, 2015 - Written By John Anon

Today, NVIDIA has announced the release of a refresh of their popular SHIELD Tablet. The updated version comes in the form of the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 and brings with it much of the features and specs of the first edition of the device, albeit with a much more affordable and holiday-ready $199.99 price tag. Making the Tablet K1 an ideal solution for anyone looking for a new way to enjoy a heightened gaming experience. As well as access to the standard Android games available through the Play Store, the Tablet K1 is compatible with NVIDIA’s GameStream service as well as the newly introduced GeForce NOW subscription service, which includes a variety of popular PC games.

In addition to the SHIELD Tablet K1 going on sale, NVIDIA has also announced a bunch of games which those thinking about picking up the new Tablet K1, can instantly take advantage of. The headliner of the games on offer is the latest Need for Speed edition, Need for Speed No Limits. Although, this is a game which had become available back at the end of September, NVIDIA has confirmed that EA is updating the game today, which will mean owners of the Tablet K1 can take advantage of the game at its maximum settings. Thanks to the Tegra K1 processor that comes inside, the Tablet K1 is said to be the only device which will be able to play No Limits at these heightened settings.

The update to No Limits will bring with it a number of game tweaks which will make playing the game on the Table K1 a more immersive experience. These include the use of improved graphics, linear-space and HDR lighting, as well as multi-layer road effects and advanced shadowing, among much more. You can get an idea of what the updated version of No Limits will look like on the Tablet K1 in the gallery below. For those interested, Need for Speed No Limits is a free to play game so will not cost you anything at the point of download. To find out more or download the updated version, hit the link below.

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