Something to look ahead to: Several months after we heard that Tesla was engaged on bringing Steam video games to its in-car leisure system, CEO Elon Musk has introduced that the primary demo of integration is “most likely” going to land subsequent month.
Tesla beforehand mentioned its RDNA 2-powered infotainment system within the Model S and Model X may ship 10 TFLOPs of energy that places it on par with the most recent consoles. Owners can already play video games corresponding to Cuphead on their 17-inch 2,200 × 1,300 shows through Tesla Arcade, and final 12 months’s press photographs urged The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 would finally be out there. When requested again in February when the video games would land, Musk revealed Tesla was engaged on Steam integration.
Tesla homeowners are nonetheless ready for these titles, however Musk simply tweeted that work was progressing on bringing Steam to the EVs and we may see a demo subsequent month, presumably on the firm’s shareholders assembly.
We’re making progress with Steam integration. Demo most likely subsequent month.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 15, 2022
There are loads of questions on how integration will work. The most definitely principle is that customers will be capable to play a choice of Steam video games they already personal of their Teslas. Just do not anticipate to have the ability to play titles (as a passenger) when the vehicles are in movement: Tesla disabled Passenger Play in December amid a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation into the function.
The redesigned infotainment system within the Teslas is powered by a Navi 23 GPU—discovered within the Radeon RX 6650 XT and different AMD playing cards—that is rumored to sport 28 compute items clocked as much as 2.8 GHz. A teardown confirmed it additionally has a quad-core Ryzen Embedded CPU, probably a Zen+ mannequin.