Adidas Reveals Xbox 360 Themed Shoes
Sneakerheads and gamers alike are enjoying Adidas’ latest collaboration, a line special Xbox-themed sneakers created to celebrate the console’s 20th anniversary. Adidas has revealed the first model of the anticipated collab, which is a tribute to the original Xbox. Now, Adidas will reveal the first look at the next pair. It’s modeled after the fan-favorite Xbox 360.
Complex reported in May that reports of the partnership between two major brands surfaced. Anonymous sources told Complex that Adidas would launch shoes with Xbox branding in June. Although the timing of the release may have been a little off, the anonymous sources proved to be accurate.
The Xbox 360 Forum Mid shoes, which are currently only available on Adidas’ Canadian website is a sight to see. The new design is based on the Adidas Forum Mid model and features an Xbox 360-inspired design. The sole is a light electric green and the upper is bright white. The Xbox 360 Forum Mids are also a tribute to the system’s components, with the upper straps featuring the silver disc drive slot. The iconic Xbox logo, in its 360-era version, is what ties the look together.
The Xbox 360 Forum Mid shoes, which cost C$200 or approximately $160 USD, go on sale October 30, at 10:59 a.m. These shoes are joined by the Xbox 20th Forum Tech sneakers, which were announced just days ago. The two pair of kicks make for a dynamic range of footwear. The Xbox 20th ForumTech shoes are brighter than the Xbox 360 Forum Mids. They feature translucent highlights and black paneling. These models are not the last Adidas shoes to be released. The Xbox Marketing Manager stated that additional shoes in honor of Xbox’s legacy would be released “overthe next few months.”
Although Xbox is the most prominent console brand with its 20th anniversary Adidas collaboration, it’s not the only one that is getting into the custom footwear trend. Paul George, a superstar basketball player, teamed up Nike and Sony to create PlayStation 5-themed shoes a few months back. The PG-13s are based on the Nike PG 5 basketball shoe model. They feature all the best attributes of the PS5, such as the loading screen, logo, outer shell and gradient blue glow. Even the shoe’s upper has a small print of the button symbols from PlayStation.
Adidas’s line of Xbox 20th Anniversary shoes is certain to sell quickly. Those interested might want to set up notifications to be notified when the shoes go live. The Sole Supplier offers retro console shoes with lots of thoughtful detail, for those who wish to own a less common console.
Microsoft has announced a limited-edition line of commemorative items to mark the 20th anniversary the Xbox. New commemorative accessories include headsets, charging stations and controllers. There will also be 20th anniversary Xbox merchandise.
The new controller is the most notable of all the products that were recently announced. The translucent black controller, which features the Xbox 20th anniversary logo and some of the classic colors, is a throwback to the original Xbox Debug Kit, according to Xbox Wire’s reveal announcement.
Microsoft’s 20th Anniversary Special Edition Xbox Stereo Headset features the transparent black design. It makes it seem like translucent gaming hardware is making a comeback. The headset features translucent plastic and the brand’s iconic electric green logo. Microsoft also announced the throwback style for the special edition Forza Horizon 5, controller.
Razer Universal Quick Charging Stand For Xbox Controllers is the final piece of hardware in the anniversary range. Razer has produced many controller chargers that are compatible with Xbox. This one however features the anniversary logo. It can be used to display your controller and charge it while it isn’t in use. The combination purchase of both the charger stand and the controller will be a memorable way to commemorate the anniversary.