This is a sentence we by no means may have predicted writing, however which makes excellent sense in 2020: Xbox boss Phil Spencer will likely be interviewed inside Animal Crossing by the author of a Star Wars film.
Spencer will seem on the August 12 episode of Animal Speaking, the interview present run by Star Wars: Rogue One author Gary Whitta that’s held contained in the world of Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons. On condition that Microsoft is within the midst of an important yr with the launch of the Xbox Collection X, xCloud, and Halo Infinite, this looks as if it could possibly be an amazing interview.
Spencer will seem on the present alongside actor Dylan Sprouse and musical visitor Lisa Loeb.
Whitta began Animal Speaking earlier this yr, and it is taken off in an enormous means. A few of his earlier friends included different widespread folks within the gaming world like Laura Bailey, Ashley Johnson, Cory Barlog, and Cliff Bleszinski, in addition to singers Selena Gomez and Sting, simply to call a number of. Actor Danny Trejo also has a recurring segment on the show the place he exhibits off his Animal Crossing island.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a mega-hit for Nintendo. The sport has bought a breathtaking 22.4 million copies to develop into the second best-selling Nintendo Swap recreation ever, solely trailing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (26.74 million copies bought).
As for Whitta, he’s the previous editor-in-chief of PC Gamer journal. Earlier than he labored on Rogue One, Whitta wrote the Denzel Washington film The E book of Eli and the Will Smith movie After Earth. Along with Animal Speaking, Whitta lately sold one of his scripts for a “big” new movie.