Recently, head of Xbox Live Dan McCulloch announced that he was leaving Xbox and that he’d be announcing his new role soon. We now know what he’s up to, as a new update on Twitter reveals that McCulloch is heading to Electronic Arts (EA) and will be Studio GM of the Skate franchise.
McCulloch explained that he has been a fan of the Skate franchise for years and that he is honored to now be a part of the team working on it. You can see his full update below.
Today, I’m incredibly excited to share that I’m going to be joining the SKATE family @EA as Studio GM. I’ve been a huge fan of @skateEA for over a decade, and now I’m honored to be part of that amazing community. Be on the lookout for more information coming in the future! pic.twitter.com/mY9Jm1afkW
— Dan McCulloch 🎮 (@McDanRandom) July 15, 2020
During EA Play Live 2020, EA made the surprising announcement that a new Skate game was in development and it seems McCulloch will likely have a hand in managing this project.
We’ll provide more updates on the next Skate game and the team developing it as more is announced.