PLAY VIDEO GAMES ON YOUR TESLA TOUCHSCREEN [VIDEO]
Tesla autos are distinctive amongst cars in having a puckish humorousness, and now it seems they’ve a nostalgic streak as nicely. They don’t wax nostalgic for noisy, exhaust-belching automobiles after all, however slightly for old-school video video games. As IGN experiences, the most recent over-the-air software program replace consists of 4 traditional Atari video games which you can play whereas ready for a Supercharge.
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Above: Flashback to the traditional Atari sport console (Picture: Bit Toys)
I’m only a few years older than Elon Musk, so like him I’ve fond reminiscences of squandering my quarters on the native “enjoyable heart” to play Asteroids, Centipede, Lunar Lander, and Missile Command. In the present day’s video games are a thousand occasions extra refined, however it’s extremely debatable whether or not they’re any extra enjoyable (the identical may very well be mentioned of many points of recent life).
Above: IGN’s Ryan McCaffrey discusses the most recent brainchild from Elon Musk, “Teslatari” video video games (Youtube: IGN)
Simply contact the Tesla T to disclose the easter egg menu (do different automotive manufacturers have easter egg menus?), then choose your favourite journey down reminiscence lane. The controls of the traditional video games have been tailored to the Tesla’s dashboard touchscreen. For a number of the video games, it’s even doable to make use of the automotive’s steering wheel as a controller. Elon says the primitive racing sport Pole Place might quickly be added to the lineup – what a surreal expertise to make use of the steering wheel of a super-high-tech 21st-century automobile to regulate a tacky, pixelated racer in a 1970s cartoon universe!
Above: Enjoying old-school video video games in your Tesla (Picture: Inverse by way of Soma Zambelly / YouTube)
If you happen to’ve been on the fence about spending 50 grand or extra on a Tesla, this new function is bound to shut the deal. As for me, I’m holding out till my favourite sport – Xevious – is added to the roster.
Written by: Charles Morris; Supply: IGN
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