Waze has introduced new voice options to celebrate some retro decades, including the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. this includes voices, vehicle icons, moods, and TuneIn playlists for each of the pivotal decades.
Retro Mode celebrates pop culture personalities and trends from the years, including the disco movement of the ’70s, the aerobics studios of the ’80s, and catchy pop songs from the ’90s.
When setting the vibe on Waze to ’70s peace, love, and happiness, you’ll get an eccentric radio DJ as your host and navigator, a flower-power “El Vanarino” as your vehicle, and a groovy lava lamp Mood.
If Jazzercise is more your speed, break a sweat with an ’80s aerobics instructor to guide your journey. The car switches to a Rad Racer sports car with a “Pumped!” boombox Mood.
Kids of the ’90s will love the classic two-door “SUV4EVA” while a pop star helps you avoid traffic and the paparazzi. Set your Mood to “Dialed Up,” a classic desktop PC.
Also starting today, audio streaming service TuneIn is partnering with Waze to deliver ’70s, ’80s and ’90s songs, allowing you to seamlessly access your favourite nostalgic bops directly via the Waze app. Stations include Hit Music 70’s in the UK, 90’s Hits in the U.S. and Canada, and 80’s Alive in France. To listen through the Waze app, make sure to sync your Audio Player.
To activate, click “My Waze” in your Waze app and tap the “Drive with the 80’s” banner. It’s available globally, in English, French, and Portuguese, for a limited time.