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The relationship between NBA star Paul George, who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers, and PlayStation has resulted in special editions of the models that the sports brand designs for the basketball player. The launch of PlayStation 5 was a new opportunity to do something new and today Nike made the official presentation of the PG 5 PlayStation 5 with everything and release date.
Nike and PlayStation present Paul George’s sneakers inspired by the PS5
A few moments ago, Nike and PlayStation shared through their official Twitter accounts the presentation and release date of the new shoes inspired by the PS5 and that belong to the line that the brand designs for Paul George. This new model celebrates the arrival of the PS5, hence it has a combination of colors alluding to those of the console, so most of them are white, with the part of the instep and the part that surrounds the ankle in black, while that the sole is blue, just like the light emanating from the PS5.
Revealing the PG 5 PlayStation 5 colorway. A new collaboration between @Nike, @Yg_Trece, and PlayStation available in select regions starting May 14: https://t.co/723aNkuqSS pic.twitter.com/5naNZMzfKs
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) May 5, 2021
The Nike PG 5 PlayStation 5 were also inspired by the DualSense
In terms of design, the Nike PG 5 PlayStation 5 are reminiscent of the models the brand launched in the 1990s for Orlando Magic basketball player Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway. In the same way, the right shoe has the PlayStation logo, while the left one has the Paul George logo. In a matter of details, and emulating the DualSense, this pair has a layer that reproduces the pattern with the figures of the PlayStation control buttons, that is, square, triangle, circle and cross.
Regarding this new model, Paul George pointed out the following in a post on the PlayStation Blog: “Like the PlayStation 5 console, the PG 5 are my platform to take my game to the next level, so I could not pass up the opportunity to bring these 2 elements together in this new partnership with PlayStation. Designers at Nike and PlayStation, including Yujin Morisawa, the artist behind the design of the PS5 console, worked closely together to bring the spirit of my game to life and the look and feel of the game. from PS5 in this unique collaboration. “
Finally, it was revealed that the Nike PG 5 PlayStation 5 will be on sale next May 14 and will also be available in its virtual version for NBA 2K21 tomorrow.
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