Ever wanted to play Steam games from the car? Tesla is trying to marque it happen.
CEO Elon Musk brought up the effort connected Twitter this week aft idiosyncratic asked erstwhile the PC crippled Cyberpunk 2077 would beryllium disposable connected the latest Tesla vehicles. "We’re moving done the wide lawsuit of making Steam games enactment connected a Tesla vs. circumstantial titles. Former is evidently wherever we should beryllium long-term,” Musk responded.
Some Tesla vehicles already person the computing powerfulness to tally PC games. Last year, the automaker began switching from Intel silicon to AMD's Ryzen chips to powerfulness the infotainment systems wrong the newest Tesla models.
In June, Musk demoed Cyberpunk 2077 moving connected a caller “Plaid” Model S vehicle. “There’s ne'er been a car that has state-of-the-art computing technology, state-of-the-art infotainment, wherever this is virtually astatine the level of a PlayStation 5,” helium said astatine the time.
The company’s selling for the Plaid conveyance besides showed The Witcher 3 (above), but successful reality, Tesla is inactive moving to connection AAA PC games for the Tesla Arcade platform, which runs connected the car’s infotainment system.
“It’s complicated, but hopefully (Cyberpunk 2077 volition be) retired adjacent quarter, on with Witcher,” Musk tweeted successful December. “Lot of interior statement arsenic to whether we should beryllium putting effort towards generalized gaming emulation vs making idiosyncratic games enactment well.”
So it's imaginable Tesla inactive has to flooded immoderate compatibility issues earlier bringing much PC games and Steam to institution vehicles. In the meantime, Musk added connected Tuesday that Cyberpunk 2077 volition besides beryllium disposable connected Tesla’s Cybertruck, which has been delayed to 2023.