Nike’s latest PlayStation shoe celebrates a classic look

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 21: The sneakers of Paul George #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder as seen during the game against the Golden State Warriors on November 21, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

After turning gamers into hypebeasts with a PlayStation-themed Nike release earlier this year, Paul George debuted a console-themed version of his PG 2.5 sneaker in a game tonight against the Golden State Warriors.

Appropriately timed near the release of the PlayStation Classic mini-console, this PG 2.5 X PlayStation pair pays homage to the original system with its original gray color plus a PS logo on the tongue of the left shoe.

Alone, it doesn’t quite match the cool factor of the DualShock-like PG2 PlayStation’s light-up tongue, (these still light up) but it will still have the consistent flair even after its batteries wear out.

Other PlayStation Nikes have focused on the Air Force 1, which saw a QuickStrike release last year at E3 (we doubt that will happen in 2019 for obvious reasons) after limited releases in 2006 and 2009. If you’d like to get a pair of these, keep an eye on Nike’s SNKRS app and “select” retailers December 1st.

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