Nvidia Shield

A recent twitter post by Daniel Ahmad confirms a long rumor that Nintendo and Nvidia were working closely to release the classic Nintendo games on Nvidia Shield. Daniel Ahmed has shared this in his twitter posts and that more Wii and GameCube games will come on Nvidia Shield, releasing first in China.

For the moment, we know that following classic Nintendo titles will be avaialble to play on Nvidia Shield:

  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • Punch-out!!

The deal initially happens to be between Chinese distribution company iQiyi, Nvidia and Nintendo. We do not know for sure at this moment whether the program will step outside China or not. However, Daniel Ahmad further asserted that the deal to bring Nintendo classic on Shield was for China only. It may come to West / Europe in future but lets not just keep hopes high too soon.

We know one thing for sure that Nvidia Shield and Nintendo Switch share the same architecture. Both of the devices support Nvidia’s Tegra chipset technology. Hence it will be convenient to speculate that we may see these games coming to eShop of Nintendo Switch.

Since the classic Nintendo games will debut on modern portable and powerful Nvidia Shield, it is safe to assume that we will get the HD or remastered version of games. A short and runninig clip of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is even showcased by Daniel Ahmad on nvidia Shield. Check out the video below

Daniel Ahmad also shows another video clip of Super Mario Bros. Wii version running at 1080p on Nvidia Shield. Check out the video clip below:

Let us know what do you make of the move between Nintendo and Nvidia. Do you want to see classic Nintendo games on Nvidia Shield outside China region? let us know your thoughts in comments section below.