Nike unveils all-white footwear for its upcoming GTA V consoles
In a statement released Tuesday, the company said it has decided to release all-black sneakers for its current-gen consoles.
The announcement was made during a press event in Las Vegas, NV, and the sneakers were the first Nike shoes to be made available for purchase, the statement said.
Nike said it chose to make the sneakers available for retail because “it is the right thing to do for consumers and a way to show the world the new platform they can expect when the launch of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 comes around.”
“It will also give consumers a chance to discover the brand new designs for their favorite gaming platform,” the statement continued.
“We are excited to finally be able to share our next generation shoes with fans and customers.”
The new sneakers will feature the brand’s signature heel sandal design, and will be available exclusively on the Xbox and PS4, according to Nike.
Nikes shoes will be made of premium, breathable polyester, and feature a retro style with a signature white heel sole, the brand said.
They will be sold for $350 in the U.S. and $325 in the UK.
Naked and Black have been the mainstay footwear brands for Nike for the past two decades.
Nuggets current slate of shoes will include:·Black & Tan sneakers·Nike Flyknit shoes·NKE Xs shoes·HTC GO series shoes·Vegas Red shoes·Solo and Flyknit sneakers·Cape Town, South Africa-made shoes·Tiger leather shoesThe company also announced that its next generation footwear will be released in April 2019.