To be released on June 27, the gaming console won’t be releasing up until the console is “fully up to the exacting standards” wrote NVidia in a blog post. NVidia hasn’t announced any specific dates. According to Jason Paul, product manager at NVidia, the issue with to do with a third-party component and that the company is working with its suppliers to address the problem.
“We apologize to those who have pre-ordered Shields and to all those who are waiting for them to go on sale,” wrote Paul in the blog post. “But we want every Shield to be just right.” The console went on preorder as early as May.
Announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013, the gaming console was initially priced at $349 but witnessed a price cut of $50 last week and will now retail at $249. The NVidia Tegra 4 powered console will be playing Android games and can stream PC software to a TV. The console features a 5-inch multitouch display capable of 720p resolution.