It looks like Tesla will soon update the gaming options in its cars and add direct access to Steam, one of the biggest gaming platforms for PCs today. Who confirmed this information, the CEO of the company, Elon Musk, responded on Twitter.
According to him, the company is already making progress in terms of integration with the Steam platform and even announced that it is possible to see a demonstration of this integration soon.
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Currently, one of Tesla’s big differentiators is that the company offers a variety of games through its own system, the Tesla Arcade, which is featured in many other car models. Among these titles are some quite popular ones like Cuphead and the classic game Sonic.
However, integration with Steam can significantly expand these options, since the platform itself guarantees access to a large number of games. Of course, it’s still too early to know how this integration will work, meaning it’s not yet certain that all games will be able to run on Tesla’s car or will have limitations. There’s also no telling if games will be able to be purchased through in-car integration.
Recall that this is not the first promise of Elon Musk about games in his company’s cars. He previously promised great games for the Tesla Arcade, such as Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher for the S and X models, as they both have AMD Ryzen processors and AMD RDNA 2 GPUs. How games work on machines.
We are making progress with Steam integration. Demo probably next month.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 15, 2022
It’s also not the first time he’s talked about the platform itself, as earlier this year he already tweeted that Tesla was already working on a way to run Steam games on cars, rather than working on each title individually.
Recall that Tesla is still in the game policy changes inside its cars. Originally they only allowed access to the games when the cars were stationary, they were later modified to allow passengers to play while the cars were moving.
However, since the driver could access the games and pretend they were a passenger, this became a problem and drew criticism from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which has forced the company to now withdraw. Games again. Access is only possible when the vehicle is parked.
Source: The Verge