Nike’s PG 2.5 x PlayStation colourway is an homage to the NBA star’s “earliest days of gaming”

By Shabana Arif, Thursday, 22 November 2018 14:21 GMT

These Nike retro PlayStation sneakers are launching just in time for Christmas.

The Nike Paul George PlayStation colourway is being revived for a December release, but the new PG 2.5 x PlatStation colourway is going old school this time around.

Following the release of the PG-2 PlayStation Colorway back in February, this second collaboration focuses on “bringing that original PlayStation inspiration to life”.

In a post on the PlayStation blog, George lists a few of his favourite features of the new colourway:

  • The tongues of the shoe still have the PG and PlayStation logos that light up and pulsate blue, but this time we added the original four-colour PlayStation logo that lights up on the other side of the tongue
  • The strap across the top front of each shoe provides stability to really lock you in
  • The iconic PlayStation symbols are embossed in patent leather on each shoe, just like on the original PG2 x PlayStation Colorway

“I was blown away by the response to the release of the PG2 x PlayStation back in February,” George said. “As a huge fan of PlayStation, I was honoured 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.

“For those who know me, gaming is a big part of who I am – I love the fans and I love this community, so it was amazing to see the gaming and sneaker worlds collide with the original PG2 collaboration.”

You can take a gander at the shoe in the gallery below:

“This collaboration is very special and personal to me,” he added. “I’ve been a PlayStation fan ever since I was kid, so I’m excited about continuing to partner with a brand that I grew up loving.”

The PG 2.5 x PlayStation colourway launches worldwide on December 1.

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