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Sunday, November 29, 2015

The Force is Strong with Waze featuring new Waze Voice Prompt, C-3PO

Star Wars has landed in Waze! Star Wars is a beloved, global franchise with a passionate fan-base that overlaps greatly with the Waze community. With the premiere of “Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens” on 17 December, this is the perfect opportunity to unite Wazers around the world and have some fun in the car.


As an expert who assists in etiquette, customs and translation, the co-pilot in the new Waze Voice Prompt is none other than C-3PO, the human cyborg relations who is fluent in over six million forms of communication. Let C-3PO guide you on the fastest route as he searches for his buddies R2-D2 and BB-8.

Wazers can also find Road goodies on the Waze Map including stormtroopers, TIE fighters and lightsabers. Keep a lookout for the rare R2-D2 and BB-8 goodies to score extra points. To activate C3PO’s voice in your preferred language, select Menu→ Settings → Sound → Voice Language. To join The Force Awakens Team and earn points and the team badge, select Menu → My Waze → Teams → The Force Awakens. 

The Voice Prompt will be available from 22 November to 31 December 2015 and can be downloaded on iOS and Android smartphones.
Waze is the social navigation pioneer, leveraging mobile technology and a passionate global community to redefine expectations of today’s maps. 


Waze is home to the world’s largest network of drivers who work together daily to outsmart traffic and save time and money. The app consistently recommends the fastest routes based on real-time driving and data from more than 50 million users. From traffic reroutes to low gas price alerts and relevant offers from favourite brands, Waze is one of the most comprehensive driving companions in the marketplace. 

To download the free Waze app for iOS or Android, visit www.waze.com. For more information on Waze privacy policy, visit https://www.waze.com/legal/privacy


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