PlayStation and Nike’s Latest Collaboration Is the PG 5 Colorway Shoe Involving NBA Superstar Paul George

Published 05/05/2021, 11:51 AM EDT


If there is one thing in the world that’s more difficult to purchase than the PlayStation 5, it would probably be limited edition Nike Sneakers. The popular sports apparel brand has countless signature shoes from athletes all over the world, making them highly valuable. These stars include LeBron James, Serena Williams, and many more.

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But things are about to become more exclusive as the popular console brand recently announced a collaboration with them. Their partnership will birth a new signature shoe involving NBA superstar, Paul George, and it looks mesmerizing.

Source: PlayStation Blog

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The new PG 5 PlayStation 5 Colorway

The new signature sneaker from Paul George is called the PG 5 PlayStation 5 Colorway. The shoe was a joint collaboration between the designers at Nike and PlayStation, and fans can see the heavy influence from the popular console. The sneakers have the same color combination of the blue, black, and white scheme of the PS5. It also looks quite modern and sleek, just like the design of Yujin Morisawa, who designed the iconic console. He also worked with the popular Los Angeles Clippers Forward in bringing the PG 5 to life.

The tongue of the sneaker has the logos of PlayStation and Paul George’s shoe line. It also has a lot of references to the console’s industrial design on the sock liner and outsoles as well. Finally, it also has the iconic shapes from the DualSense controller in the same pattern, which adds an extra nod to the iconic gaming system.

Release date of the PG 5

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The blog also revealed that the PG 5 PlayStation 5 colorway will release on May 14, 2021, in select regions. Fans who want to get their hands on one of these shoes can visit the SNKRS app or the Nike Website for more news about it.

Sep 7, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; LA Clippers guard Paul George (13) brings the ball up court against the Denver Nuggets during the first half of game three of the second round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

It is extremely cool to see two of the biggest brands come together for an iconic collaboration. It also seems like PlayStation is on a fiery streak with new joint ventures, after they announced a partnership with VoIP platform, Discord. Fans are really excited about such a new shoe from Paul George and Nike. But they have to make sure that they buy them as quickly as possible because they will sell like hotcakes.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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