Elon Musk revealed earlier this year Tesla was working on integrating Steam’s library of video games into their ‘Tesla Arcade’. This would allow owners to stream the latest video games directly to their vehicles, instead of the automaker having to port individual games, something that would require a lot more time and effort from Tesla’s developers.
It looks like the team has been working hard and have been making progress with Steam integration. According to Musk, they might be able to provide a demonstration of the new service next month.
We’re making progress with Steam integration. Demo probably next month.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 15, 2022
When Tesla started deliveries of the Model S Plaid in June 2021, there was a demo vehicle at the launch event that featured a working version of the Cyberpunk 2077 video game, one of the more popular games on the streaming service.
This was only possible because the game was able to take advantage of the all-new AMD Ryzen processor on the electric sedan. According to Tesla the new processor provides up to 10 teraflops of processing power, enough to rival the latest home gaming consoles like the PS5.
Since then Tesla has added the AMD Ryzen to the rest of their lineup, meaning only owners with the latest builds that have the new processor will be able to enjoy the Steam library of games when it launches.
Musk didn’t provide an exact date for when the demonstration will take place, but a great time to do it would be at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which coincidentally takes place next month at Giga Texas.