Tesla's New Update Comes with Three New In-Car Games
Three days ago, Elon Musk took to Twitter to share a new feature of Tesla's 2020 Holiday Update, Firmware 2020.48.25. Called the "Boombox" mode, the update allows Tesla drivers to change their carn horn to the sound of a fart, a goat, applause, a snake, and more.
Three new games
Now, Musk has taken to Twitter to share more features of his new firmware: in-car gaming. The update comes with three new games: the Battle of Polytopia, Cat Quest, and Solitaire.
What should Tesla do with in-car gaming in an autonomous world?— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 28, 2020
In his Tweets, Musk only mentions the Battle of Polytopia adding that a multiplayer online version will be online soon. Musk also states that "entertainment will be critical when cars drive themselves."
Try playing Polytopia in your Tesla! Great game. Multiplayer online version coming soon.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 27, 2020
So what are these new games that will provide entertainment for Tesla's future autonomous drivers?
Entertainment for autonomous drivers
The Battle of Polytopia is a 4X world-building game. Players strategize to command one of fifteen tribes to defeat opponents and build an empire. You can play alone, with friends in the "Pass & Play" mode, or against online opponents in the multiplayer mode.
This game is a favorite of Musk's who mentioned many times in 2019 how much he likes it. The developers of the game even created a video where they added a character called Elon Musk.
Cat Quest is an action video game set in an open world kingdom called Felingard. Players direct a cat who is on a journey to rescue his kidnapped sister.
Finally, Solitaire is a single-player card game also known as Klondike. It has been around for a long time and used to come with every old PC. Tesla will now allow you to choose the difficulty level which you wish to play.