Elon Musk, who recently moved the headquarters of Tesla from California, tweeted about More fun games coming soon to ur Tesla today. Earlier today he also tweeted “New Tesla feature coming that enables your car to play snake jazz or Polynesian elevator music through its outside speakers wherever you go” Tesla owners can already play their favourite PC games on the touchscreen of their Model 3, Model S, or Model X using the Rainway app.
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The integration of apps such as Rainway further expands the fun factor of cars already known for having one of the best, if not, the best in-car infotainment system. The project is still considered experimental and they are still working on some issues such as gamepad issues.
The Rainway technology relies on the Pulsar engine that can capture gameplay seamlessly in real-time and encode it in full high definition to a video stream in a matter of milliseconds.
Rainway is free to download and install, and owners just need to visit play.rainway.com using the browser on their vehicle and plug in a controller. According to Sampson, he was personally able to try popular game titles such as Crysis, Doom, and Halo inside a car. The integration of apps such as Rainway further expands the fun factor of Tesla vehicles already known for having one of the best, if not, the best in-car infotainment system. The Tesla Arcade also features popular games such as Cuphead, Beach Buggy, Star Dew Valley, Lost Backgammon, among others.
While there are virtual controls on the touchscreen of the vehicle one can use to play the games, Beach Buggy takes the experience to another level as can be controlled using the steering wheel of the vehicle. Car owners can also use wired USB PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers. Elon Musk is also looking to boost the list of games on the Tesla Arcade, and from time to time asks Tesla owners if they are looking forward to adding specific titles such as one time when he held a poll to get the pulse about “The Witcher” game.