Sony and Honda aren’t fully laying new groundwork for the way forward for EVs, although. BMW and Tesla wish to add contenders to the car-entertainment heart hybrid area. Simply final month, BMW mentioned you can begin enjoying video games on the dashboard touchscreen subsequent yr, using AirConsole, which additionally supplies gaming on good TVs from Amazon, Android, and Google (by way of EuroGamer).
In the meantime, British online game developer Sam Barlow lately mentioned that Tesla approached him with a suggestion to combine the “Her Story” sport right into a automotive. However when Barlow wished to speak particulars on fee, Tesla provided each creator’s worst nightmare — fee in “publicity”. Placing “Her Story” within the leisure system of Tesla “stays one of many sillier concepts I’ve heard,” Barlow mentioned in an October 30 tweet.
Whereas it might be the epitome of frequent sense to not play video video games whereas working the car, not one of the producers appear to have launched particulars on how the video games can be disabled for the driving force whereas the car is in movement — apart from Sony-Honda’s ambitions to sooner or later create an autonomous leisure hub on wheels.