NVIDIA shared a press release today indicating they have worked out their technical glitch with the Shield. It turns out it was simply a small mechanical issue with the buttons. Luckily, they found and fixed the design issue before it went to mass production, and it only ended up being a short delay. The device will now launch on July 31st. Here's the full press release,
We have great news to share with you about NVIDIA SHIELD. The high-performance gaming and entertainment portable is in full production and will begin shipping on July 31.
Last month, we made the difficult decision to delay the launch of SHIELD due to a mechanical issue we found in our rigorous testing process. Since then we have been working non-stop to put SHIELD through its paces and ensure it meets the highest quality control standards in the industry.
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