The Tesla cars will be an analog of the Google Play Android games and applications
Tesla company has long been interested in how to create an analogue of Google Play and the App Store for their vehicles. This is not surprising, because games and applications in electric cars Tesla suggest themselves themselves - Cars equipped with huge screens, have access to the Internet, and will soon have a complete autopilot system for getting drivers from having to constantly hold the steering wheel. According to Elon Musk, the app store may appear in the coming years, when the vehicle fleet will be over a million pieces.
At the moment, Tesla vehicles already have the game, but they are very simple - it is a pre-Asteroids, Lunar Lander and other arcades of the classic Atari consoles. In 2012, thanks to the API informal, on the cars became possible to run third-party applications simple, but a complete set of tools to create applications for the Tesla, still do not have the developers.
When the games come to Tesla?
According to Elon Musk, before you set up shop Tesla applications, companies need to produce and sell more cars. According Electrek, currently a fleet of electric cars Tesla has more than 500 000 vehicles, and their number is constantly growing. Once the number of Tesla owners will rise to, say, a million people, applications development will be finally justified.
Before the introduction of the company's games and applications also need to change the orientation of the display, and increase the power of the onboard computer. Above the display is already working - in future updates Tesla Model S and Model X, they will be a horizontal orientation, just like in the popular today, Tesla Model 3. to increase the capacity and storage capacity, the company will implement a full-fledged support for engines Unity and Unreal.
Cuphead come for Tesla vehicles
At the moment, the company intends to equip their cars game Cuphead - porting engaged in game studio Studio MDHR. Elon Musk shared that he demanded from developers best possible port to the game will not be a drag, and support USB-controllers. Run complex game, which is similar to the classic cartoon from Disney, it will be possible only in a parked car.
It is expected that in the future to run games and applications can be even during the ride. The fact that the company is preparing to release a full autopilot, which enables the driver to fully relax and do other things. The company is so confident in the future independence of their vehicles, which in 2020 plans to launch a robotic taxi service. More about him can be found in our material.
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