Waze Now Offers a Halo Infinite Theme

Posted on August 3, 2021 by Paul Thurrott in Android, Cloud, Games, iOS, Mobile, Xbox with 3 Comments

Microsoft has partnered with Waze to provide a Halo Infinity-inspired theme for the driving app complete with Warthog and Ghost vehicles.

“Starting today, drivers around the world can access a brand-new Waze experience that allows them to drive with vehicles and characters straight from the Halo universe,” Microsoft’s Gordon Donald announced. “Upon selecting the Halo theme, drivers can choose their side: the UNSC or the Banished. Those siding with humanity and the UNSC will have their in-app car replaced with the Warthog and will have their trip navigated by none other than the Master Chief himself, and even select him as their Waze profile ‘Mood’.”

“Drivers embracing their more rebellious side can choose the Banished, Halo Infinite’s enemy faction,”
he continues. “They’ll have their in-app car replaced with a Ghost, get their navigation audio from the Banished war chief, Escharum, and an Escharum ‘Mood’ to let others on the road know which side they’ve chosen.”

Microsoft notes that this Waze integration is the first for a videogame property.

To get started, open the Waze app, select My Waze, and then select the Halo banner. This content is available worldwide starting today in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese, and it will remain available in the Waze app for a limited time only.

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3 responses to “Waze Now Offers a Halo Infinite Theme”

  1. orbsitron

    Ha! This is great. Plus, it's an example of Microsoft and Google working together. Bonus :-).

  2. curtisspendlove

    One of the few gaming IPs that has enough reach to do something like this. Pretty good idea.


    And we all need more whimsy in our lives.

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