Xbox Collaborates With Nike Athlete LeBron James for an Exclusive Space Jam: A New Legacy Themed Bundle

Published 07/01/2021, 12:09 PM EDT


After waiting for almost 25 years, fans will receive the long-awaited sequel to Space Jam. The 1996 flick, starring Chicago Bulls superstar, Michael Jordan, became an instant classic by pairing him up with iconic characters from Looney Tunes. In the upcoming sequel, the movie will shift its focus to the game’s current superstar in LeBron James. To celebrate the release of the movie, Xbox has partnered with the Los Angeles Lakers guard and Nike to release an exclusive bundle.

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The bundle will release on July 15, and it includes some very cool custom items. Players and fans of the game shouldn’t definitely miss out on this bundle, and here are all the details about it.

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The upcoming exclusive Space Jam: A New Legacy Bundle from Xbox and Nike

Xbox has collaborated with Nike, Warner Bros., and LeBron James to create this exclusive Space Jam: A New Legacy bundle. The collection will include a custom movie-inspired Xbox Wireless Controller and Nike LeBron 18 Low sneakers. North American users can purchase this bundle on the NIKE SNKRS app when it launches on July 15.

The designs of the Xbox controller and the Nike sneaker take inspiration from the iconic chase scenes between Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The custom shoes from LeBron’s sneaker line has two separate designs and colorways. While the left shoe has the colorway of Wile E. Coyote, the right shoe has designs representing Road Runner.

More details about the bundle and its items

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The Xbox Wire blog gives fans more details about the collaborations and items that developed out of it. Fans can notice the classic ACME contraption logo on the custom Nike LeBron 18 Lows and the D-Pad of the Xbox controller. The shoes and the controller also showcase the dust cloud trail that Road Runner leaves when it’s running. Along with that, there are also iconic quotes from these characters written on the sneakers as well.

Players can use the custom controller to play the upcoming official Space Jam: A New Legacy- The Game. The movie-inspired title will release on Xbox Game Pass today, and it will also arrive on the Microsoft Store on July 15. Xbox will also launch three controllers inspired by the Tune Squad, Good Squad, and the Warner Bros. Serververse next week as we head towards the release of the movie.

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Space Jam: A New Legacy will release on July 16 in theatres and HBO Max as well in the US. Fans can watch LeBron James team up with iconic Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny, Lola Bunny, Road Runner, and many more to create the Tunes Squad to battle against the Goons Squad in a game of basketball, and this is a match that fans shouldn’t miss out on.

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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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