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.

Brandon Orselli


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