CarPlay Games is a huge expectation of car lovers plus CarPlay lovers, and they have been searching for CarPlay Games since 2018. In the same way, this interest will be the same or increased by 2023. The reason for such an endless search may be due to the unavailability of a Games on CarPlay which has been restricted by Apple. Even though official CarPlay Games are not introduced for some reason, we can see some attempts by third-party developers for developing some voice-based games to be played while driving but it will be risky.
Check out the reasons for not having Games in CarPlay and yet the possibility of having CarPlay Games.
Meantime there are some Alternatives for CarPlay games and We listed it out for your reference. These apps are basically audio based and that lets you keep your eye on the road.
Audio based CarPlay Games
Most famous voice control mobile games (iOS) :
- Screaming Bird
- Scream Jump
- Chicken Scream
- Scream Go Hero
- Rabbit Go
- Voice Controlled BlackJack
- Don’t Stop! Eighth Note!
- Scream Train
- Big Mouth
- Don’t stop! Sound Ninja
How to get CarPlay Games?
This can be reached through some hacks and tweaks like NGXPlay / CarBridge . For all of them, you should have a Jailbroken phone.
Other than that we love to bring you a magical hack to get Games on CarPlay. What you simply have to do is download WheelPal App. For getting non default settings you need to Jailbreak your phone and you don’t have to worry if your phone is not a jailbroken one. WheelPal guides you with all the repos and steps so that you can easily get it done. With WheelPal app you will be able to have any desired game or specially any app on CarPlay which are not belong to the CarPlay compatible apps list.
Why do the CarPlay developers not take the turn for CarPlay Games?
Once a person is in his car and just after fastening his seat belt, then he should pay his fullest attention to driving. Just a single second with attention loss might cause dangerous endings. So due to the security concerns, the official CarPlay developers have not introduced games. But still, the drivers have many roads to Rome: Music, Podcasts, Audiobooks are available for them to have some entertainment once they are in-car.
Possibility for a CarPlay Game
Even though there are security concerns, normally people talk with each other while driving, also they answer phone calls with a handsfree, even they listen in to songs, listen to audiobooks and they do so many things while driving. So it proves that the drivers can engage in a simple game so as to prevent drowsiness when they are driving. On the other hand, when they are stuck in traffic, they may be wasting time just blaming others who have created the traffic. So if some games are available in CarPlay, drivers can pass traffic times by enjoying playing the game.
Because of the security concerns, leading companies may not turn in to CarPlay Game development. But many of the third parties have launched several types of research on developing games for CarPlay. So with those results, interesting games will be invented in the time to come. Also InCar – CarPlay alternative will contain some game apps in the near future.
Anyhow, as we care we strongly recommend you not to play games while driving especially if they are visual based.
iOS 16 CarPlay Games
iOS 16 is in the corner and 3 of it's developer beta versions are released by now. Yet you are not allowed to install any games on CarPlay without jailbreaking your device. But we do hope that the giants in jailbreak world will release a jailbreak tool for iOS 16 just after iOS 16 is released to the public. Once a jailbreak tool is developed, you can simply install any game you like into the CarPlay with WheelPal app.
And if your are a iOS 15 user, you will be able to jailbreak your device with Cheyote jailbreak which is to be released really soon by team Odyssey targeting iOS 15 and iOS 15.1. With that, you will be able to play games on CarPlay after installing them with WheelPal app.
Expected Nature of a successful CarPlay Game.
It is obvious that games in the CarPlay environment should be different from other mobile or computer games. It should definitely contain a simple interface with large icons. Also, it is better to work with voice-based commands. Moreover should not direct users for deep thinking and large problem-solving. Also, the games should never make the driver upset. So the games should be comparatively easy. Also, the game should never make the driver tensions, but make the driver happy and cool. Better if the app can contain calm music, images, and animations. Preferably, these games should ask for less number of simple activities from the driver.
We search for games in order to get relaxed and to have some fun. But we have an array of entertainment apps like Podcasts, Music etc. As carplayhacks - your guide for the next level in-car experience, we would like to remind you that safety should be your first concern. So put all your focus on driving when you take the steering wheel. Safe driving!
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