Former Xbox Live head Dan McCulloch is now Studio GM of Skate at EA

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What you need to know

  • Dan McCulloch is the former head of Xbox Live.
  • Today, McCulloch announced that's he's heading to EA as Studio GM of the Skate franchise.
  • At EA Play Live, EA announced that a new Skate game was in development.

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.

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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.

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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.