Elon Musk says we must always see Steam working on Teslas quickly
Tesla’s apparently trying to develop its assortment of in-car video games… by including Steam. In a reply to a tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated the corporate’s “making progress with Steam integration” and that we are able to anticipate a demo “most likely subsequent month.”
Tesla already affords quite a few video games via the built-in Tesla Arcade, like Cuphead and Sonic the Hedgehog 1, however including Steam’s digital storefront might give customers entry to an entire lot extra. We nonetheless don’t know if the mixing will go as far as to permit customers to make purchases on Steam whereas sitting of their vehicles, or if there shall be any video games Teslas can’t assist.
We’re making progress with Steam integration. Demo most likely subsequent month.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 15, 2022
Musk nonetheless hasn’t adopted via on guarantees to deliver Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher to newer Mannequin S and X autos, which come outfitted with an AMD Ryzen processor and a discrete AMD RDNA 2 GPU. However a possible Steam integration could possibly be a sign that Tesla’s inching nearer to its aim.
In February, Musk tweeted that the corporate is “working via the final case of creating Steam video games work on a Tesla vs particular titles.” This implies Musk is probably going trying to make high-end titles obtainable via a Steam integration, fairly than as particular person video games.
Tesla got here below fireplace final 12 months after flip-flopping on its insurance policies, first permitting drivers to play video games solely whereas in park, after which letting drivers play video games when the car is in movement by bypassing a security affirmation. After dealing with criticism from the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA), Tesla walked again on this variation and as soon as once more pulled the plug on gameplay whereas driving.