Tesla Disables Its Gaming While Driving Feature

Ars Technica reports:

Tesla will issue a software update that will prevent games from being played on the infotainment display. The carmaker moved quickly to issue a software update that will roll out to the affected vehicles this week.

“Following the opening of a preliminary evaluation of Tesla’s ‘Passenger Play,’ Tesla informed the agency that it is changing the functionality of this feature,” a National Highway and Transportation Administration spokesperson said in a statement.

“In a new software update, ‘Passenger Play’ will now be locked and unusable when the vehicle is in motion.”

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