Here’s the real reason James Gunn put Zune in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Microsoft Zune, the long-dead digital music player, is enjoying a resurgence, of sorts. It’s a featured player (get it?) in the new movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

In the film, which opens on May 5, and which I’ve not seen, Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord has traded the Sony Walkman he used in Vol 1 and 2 for a Zune (not even a Zune HD model). If I had to guess, this would indicate that the team ends up on Earth somewhere around 2006 when, yes, the very first 30GB Microsoft Zune launched.