Nike unveils new, limited-edition PlayStation-Inspired kicks in association with Paul George


After unveiling the limited-edition Super Nintendo and PlayStation inspired sneakers earlier in the year, Nike is now gearing up for the launch of the Nike X PlayStation PG 2.5, an all exclusive limited-edition sneaker collection that follows right into the footsteps of its predecessor and original mega-seller – the Nike PG2.

Created in close collaboration with ace basketball player Paul George and the folks at Sony PlayStation, the exclusive PG 2.5’s are inspired by the iconic PS-colorway and are built on a predominately grey upper accompanied by tonal PS-inspired accents around the heel and forefoot strap. The trainers also boast of the PS & PG logos (in leather) on the tongue and insoles and come with the words “Paul George” inscribed on the heels in typical PS-style font. The exclusive kicks are built for the wearer’s ultimate comfort, with a strap on the top front of each shoe that helps maintain the required stability.

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Commenting on the launch, Paul George in an official post on the PS blog said, “I was blown away by the response to the release of the PG2 X PlayStation back in February.” He further added, “As a huge fan of PlayStation, I was honored to get the chance to collaborate on something that so many of you loved. Because of that, I’m happy to announce that PlayStation, Nike Basketball and I have returned with a new collaboration, the PG 2.5 X PlayStation colorway.” The exclusive Nike Kicks will release on December 1 and will carry a price tag of $110 each.

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