Nike, NBA star reveal PlayStation themed shoes

Nike and NBA star Paul George in collaboration with Sony are launching PlayStation themed shoes according to a video on YouTube.

Stay tuned… 👀 @playstation @nikebasketball#PG2 #nikebasketball

— Paul George (@Yg_Trece) January 20, 2018

Inspired by PlayStation 4’s DualShock controller, the shoes have a PS4 logo that illuminates when pressed.

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Designed by Tony Hardman, the same lead designer who brought to the world Paul’s first sneakers – the PG-1, the shoes have another logo as a tribute to the NBA star.


On each of the sneaker’s front, there’s a logo – one of Paul George and the other of PlayStation) that lights up when one presses it.

The process of illuminating and pulsating logo shares a deep resemblance to how the gaming console looks like when its turned on. The lights are battery-powered and last about 150 hours, according to Mashable.


One the back of one of the pair, there’s a barcode that when scanned can win the owner of the shoes a Paul George special PlayStation.

Paul George said that he is “one of the biggest gamers in the NBA” and that he has taken his gaming console with him everywhere which he received it as a Christmas gift.

Paul George has already debuted the PlayStation theme shoes.

ICYMI. Paul debuted the #PG2 PlayStation today, and it’s lit.

— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) January 21, 2018

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Basketball fans globally have responded to the news so far as they took to Twitter to show their excitement.

Nice kicks.. Will definitely look into getting a pair

— CHRIS BROWN (@_CMB_1972_) January 21, 2018

I gotta get these! 😍

— ViroKami (@ViroKami) January 21, 2018

Need those PG2s…dope sneaker…and I grew up on PlayStation….going straight to the court with those joints if I can get em…

— SoleAffiliated (@SoleAffiliated) January 20, 2018

#PlayStation just won the c̶o̶n̶s̶o̶l̶e̶ sneaker war 😂#PG2

— FANDOM (@getFANDOM) January 20, 2018

The shoes will be priced at $110.


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