Sony and Nike Announce PlayStation-Branded Sneakers That Light Up

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Sony Interactive Entertainment and shoemaker Nike have announced a new collaborative pair of sneakers coming to the market.

The new basketball-styled sneaks, known as “PG-2,” are set to launch on February 10th of this year, for roughly $110. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the sneakers that light up and everything.

Featuring PlayStation face-button coloring sprinkled across a mostly-black colored sneaker, the two top portions of each sneakers tongue actually light up via a built-in lithium battery – with a power button on the inside complete with a standard electronics power button symbol. The battery reportedly lasts for 150 hours on a single charge.

The premium-designed sneakers also feature leather embossed with PlayStation symbols, a built-in zoom airbag, a galaxy-themed sock liner, and a rippled sole that provides better traction across a variety of environments and surfaces.

If you pick up a pair of the sneakers, you’ll get a code for a match dynamic theme on PlayStation 4.

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  • tccboss

    How long is it going to take for someone to get shot over these?

  • David Curry

    Much sooner than anyone getting laid for wearing those.

  • InkViper
  • Ithaca TrenchGun


  • Matz

    Would have liked some PS Shoes if it those didn’t have any retarded design that the guys at Nike love to do nowadays, also the big price tag is kinda extreme but something I would expect from Nike

  • So how many firmware updates should I expect to download before I put these shoes on?

  • Mechonis

    Do these come in a steel toed variant? I want to wear them to work and be laughed at there as well

  • Anonymoose

    You will still be supporting the insurance industry. Checkmate, Tyrone.

  • Shattno

    These would have been super popular back in the 90s, when sneakers and PlayStation were still cool…

  • SLoWMoTIoN🥑

    This will get you all the pussy.


  • Snorlaxation


  • The ladies won’t be red “e”

    ….dammit this joke doesn’t work well if I can’t color that “e”.

  • Connor Makar

    I honestly like the black on light neon blue here tbh.

    Shame i’m broke lmao, can’t buy shoes if you can’t pay rent.

  • UnpluggedBeta

    Sony I love you, but what the hell are you thinking.