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BMW Group is giving a big endorsement to playing video games in your car as it launches the AirConsole gaming platform in its BMW 5 Series cars.

BMW said the partnership will bring a unique kind of in-car gaming to the road for the first time in the new BMW 5 Series. Sadly, but probably for the best, you play when the car isn’t moving.

It allows the driver and passengers to play so-called casual games while the vehicle is stationary as a way of passing time while waiting for the vehicle to charge, for example. (Having just tried out some electric vehicles, I can tell you that charge time is lengthy).

In addition to the new BMW 5 Series, the AirConsole app will be offered in other BMW vehicles. A BMW i5 car with a unique gaming look has been designed by BMW Group Design. This livery transforms the BMW 5 Series into the ultimate gaming station not only technically, but also visually, the company said.


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