In a bit of surreal news, Xbox chief Phil Spencer appears on a talk show - presumably to talk about the Xbox stuff - taking place in Animal Crossing: New Horizons by Nintendo.
Hosted by Gary Whitta, known on po writing Telltale One's The Walking Dead and Rogue: A Star Wars Story, Animal Talking featured high profile celebrities including Elijah Wood, Brie Larson and Selena Gomez. It's structured much like classic late-night talk shows like The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The Larry Sanders Show, with the obvious distinction of taking place in Nintendo's latest Animal Crossing title. Whitta told GamesRadar + around the time of the premiere of the show that his love for it was these shows that inspired him to host his own.
With so many unknowns on the Xbox Series X ahead of its holiday launch of 2020, theNext week's episode of Animal Talking is sure to attract views. It's unclear whether Spencer will announce any news, but it seems inevitable that we'll hear about Microsoft's transition to the next generation.
With only so many months until the launch of Xbox Series X - a Microsoft executive recently appeared to confirm a November release - we're bound to get pricing answers and a concrete release date very soon. Rumors suggest that there is still some important news on the software side of next-ge n waiting to be revealed, from both Sony and Microsoft.
Don't miss Phil Spencer on Gary Whitta 's Animal Talking Wednesday, August 12 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET.
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