May 19, 2020 –
Codemasters has announced that the game F1 2020 will be published in Dutch for the first time. The game developer commentator Olav Mol managed to snare for the comments of the Dutch edition of the game.
Until F1 2019, Codemasters released the official F1 games in a select number of languages, including English, French and German. However, there has never been a Dutch edition. In recent weeks, Mol has hinted on Twitter several times about an imminent announcement of something that could possibly be related to F1 2020. So now follows the confirmation that his familiar comment from July 10 can be heard in the game. Mol has been the voice of Formula 1 in the Netherlands since 1991 and the counter now stands at more than 500 Grands Prix that he has commented on.
So now follows the step to virtual racing with F1 2020. “It was quite a challenge but also a lot of fun to be able to report in F1 2020 as well,” said Mol, who calls it an enormous honor that he liked the Dutch commentary. say. “Not only is F1 very popular in the Netherlands because of the success of Max Verstappen and the return of the Circuit Zandvoort on the race calendar, but the sport is virtual, with millions of players, more popular and realistic than ever. To be part of the commentator being the biggest racing game in the world is a great honor for me. “
“By adding Olav Mol to the official F1 video game series, we demonstrate our commitment to providing a fully authentic and realistic experience,” said game director Lee Mather of Codemasters. “Besides the return of the Dutch Grand Prix at the renewed Circuit Zandvoort and the enormous popularity of Max Verstappen, we are very excited to add Olav Mol to our team with his iconic and recognizable voice.”