Microsoft and Adidas have unveiled and released their third and latest Xbox-themed sneaker collaboration.
Priced at $ 140 / Â£ 110, the new Adidas Forum Tech Boost is the very first Xbox sneaker available for purchase in the world.
The design was inspired by Microsoft’s latest gaming console, the Xbox Series X.
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âThe silhouette is a bold debut in jet black, amplified by pops of neon green and tech-focused details,â said James Monosmith, director of consumer product marketing for Xbox.
Draped in black mesh against a green lining, the inside of the shoe resembles the iconic green vents from the Xbox Series X. The sneaker also features our modern Xbox sphere logo with subtle highlights, to represent our power button. console and the sleek style of the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.
âTo pay tribute to our anniversary in a unique way, we took inspiration from the design of the Xbox 20th Anniversary Wireless Controller Special Edition. Mirroring the grips of the controller, the shoe features a green heel and translucent sole, pulling directly from the shell of the controller. And as a final touch to celebrate this moment, there is a little Xbox 20th Anniversary logo tucked inside on the sock liner.
Xbox announced in October that it had partnered with Adidas to create a series of sneakers designed to celebrate the console brand’s 20th anniversary in November.
At the time, he revealed the partnership’s first design, inspired by the Special Edition release of the original Xbox console for the launch of Halo: Combat Evolved in 2001. However, the Xbox 20th Forum Tech sneakers did not. not been made available for purchase.
The second design, the Xbox 360 Forum Mid, was unveiled in November and was the very first Xbox-themed sneaker available for purchase in the US and Canada.