What you need to know
- Xbox and popular shoe company adidas announced a partnership as part of the Xbox 20th Anniversary celebration.
- On Tuesday, the companies revealed the latest pair of shoes to emerge from the partnership, which are available to purchase now.
- The adidas Xbox Forum Tech Boost shoes are decked out in Xbox's iconic black and green colorway, with Xbox and adidas logos both.
- The limited-edition shoes aren't cheap at $140, but they're available now to interested fans and collectors.
It's not uncommon for companies to announce partnerships and collaborations on products and services, and gaming companies are especially susceptible to the temptation. Sometimes unexpected announcements are made, such as the partnership between Xbox and legendary shoe company adidas. Revealed as part of the Xbox 20th Anniversary, adidas has made pairs of exclusive Xbox-themed shoes. On Tuesday, the unique Xbox Forum Tech Boost shoes went on sale for any interested fan or collector to purchase.
The shoes don black and Xbox green, and are adorned with adidas, Xbox, and Xbox 20th Anniversary logos on the outside and the soles. They certainly look the part, and are perfectly themed to join the ongoing celebration of two decades, especially as we near the end of the year. It's unclear how long these shoes will be sold for, but they're almost certainly limited edition and won't be produced forever.
Will these adidas Xbox shoes improve your performance while playing the best Xbox games? Probably not, and they're also relatively expensive to pick up. Still, these may be a great pair of shoes for dedicated Xbox fans or collectors (of both Xbox gear and adidas shoes). At the very least, they'll look great next to the Xbox Mini Fridge.
A collaboration between Xbox and adidas has given life to a unique pair of Xbox 20th Anniversary shoes that fans can purchase right now. While certainly not affordable, these stylish shoes are a great collector's item and might be the perfect fit for an Xbox fan.
Zachary Boddy is the Minecraft Expert and a News Writer for Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life, and have been freelancing for Windows Central and its sister sites since 2019, with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.
How bloody unique do they mean 2? 10? 1000000000? pair
I know you need advertisement money, but how low can you go?
I like your website a lot, but don't push me away 👼🏻
Peter, Peter, in case that wasn't sarcasm: I don't think by "unique" he meant there is only 1 pair (even 2 pairs would fail to be "unique" by that interpretation). I think it's quite clear that Zachary meant that the design is not the same as any other pair of shoes' design, which is clearly true and an entirely valid use of the word. Not every article will appeal to every reader. As this one includes a new product for the Xbox fan and a business collaboration with Microsoft, it's appropriate for this site.
Your interpretation is, in a word, unique.
Too bad they're not from a better shoe company. They're a bit on the ugly side and it's been several ears since I looked at adidas as a viable option for show purchasing.
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