Oh No Xbox And Adidas What Are You Doing

Oh No Xbox And Adidas What Are You Doing

Nike and PlayStation have enjoyed a years-long partnership where a bunch of their shoes have become all-time classics. Both the console and sneaker businesses being what they are, we are now inevitably about to get a whole bunch of Adidas x Xbox shoes to compete.

They haven’t been officially announced yet, but Complex got hold of some internal documents showing one of the shoes off, and if Adidas hoped that a targeted leak might take some of the shine off the new PG5 x PS5 collab, then they have…miscalculated.

These are trash! These are off-brand skate shoes you’d have bought at Costco in 2004. These are “newphew bugging me about games on my phone” shoes. The silhouette pictured above is a new shoe called the Forum Tech Boost, but Complex says a number of other models are releasing throughout 2021, including some basketball sneakers, so maybe they’ll be an improvement!

Comments

  • Saw title and thought “is this another ‘Luke Plunkett shitting on a decent looking product’ article?”

    I’m getting good at this!

  • Sorry after Puma e-Sport Active Gamer over engineered hype-marketing Slippers…

    A normal pair of shoes with X box branding is not stupefying just because some haters don’t like the design.

    • If I were an uncharitable man, I’d guess that the reaction is more to the logo than anything else. IF I were an uncharitable man…

  • They do look like a cheap $15 pair of no-brand sneakers with green laces, the sort of thing whoever designed it probably whipped up in 10 minutes on the train ride to work.

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