In the trailer you’re about to see, Microsoft launched a brand new pair of sneakers with Adidas. These sneakers are a “partnership 20 years within the taking part in”, trying again on the previous couple of a long time of the existence of Microsoft’s one and solely gaming console. This first shopper launch is simply that – the primary – there’ll be extra revealed “over the following few months” as properly.
The official Adidas / Xbox launch for these sneakers means that they’ll “proceed to mark our twentieth anniversary by launching further sneakers impressed by previous and current Xbox console generations, together with our first-ever sneaker obtainable for buy by our followers.
Sure, there’ve been odd limited-edition sneakers with designs primarily based on gaming properties earlier than, however that is totally different. Sort of. This launch is the “first shoe collab” of the bunch, indicating that there could also be extra Adidas sneakers – or they might launch extra sneakers with different manufacturers… nevertheless it’s possible they’ll all be Adidas at their base.
These sneakers have translucent inexperienced particulars “impressed by the particular version launch of the unique Xbox console for the launch of Halo: Combat Evolved”, all the way in which again in 2001!
UPDATE: Apparently these sneakers will NOT be launched to the general public. The wording of the discharge from Microsoft means that the “first ever sneaker obtainable for buy by our followers” can be launched “later this yr.” This first pair can be given away in restricted version style as introduced by the @Xbox Twitter account.
Take a peek on the timeline under for newer Adidas bits and items and keep tuned as we proceed to comply with together with this Microsoft / Xbox collaboration within the close to future. Cross your fingers and hope for availability earlier than this yr’s vacation season!