Secure Your LeBron James x PS5 Limited Edition Wireless Controller Before it’s Gone!

Sony has revealed a new limited-edition PlayStation DualSense controller, as well as new PlayStation 5 console covers.

The interesting thig about this new pieces is that both of which were designed by NBA and LA Lakers superstar LeBron James.

The release is part of the recently revealed PlayStation Playmakers program, a marketing campaign in which PlayStation will collaborate with various influencers and athletes, to help create, reveal, and release different forms of PlayStation content. 

So far, the biggest name on the star-studded list stars was one of Basketball’s all-time greats LeBron James.

Lakers superstar Lebron James

PlayStation and LeBron James team up on limited-edition PlayStation 5 accessories

A post on the PlayStation Blog on Wednesday, revealed some details behind the creation of these limited-edition accessories.

LeBron James releases ‘PS5 Limited Edition’ custom controller

The report stated that the new accessories were designed with “personal imagery and adages that have been meaningful throughout [James’] journey.” 

PlayStation x LeBron James Limited Edition controller/via PlayStation Blog
PlayStation x LeBron James Limited Edition controller/via PlayStation Blog

James described being able to design a PlayStation controller and console cover as “a pretty cool thing,” particularly because he was able to give a nod to his “I Promise” students.

The bottom right of the DualSense controller,  features the “I Promise” phrase which is a reference to the public school that James opened in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

On the center of the console cover and on the controller also features the phrase “Nothing is Given. Everything is earned,” a quote also associated with James in his illustrious basketball career.

PlayStation x LeBron James Limited Edition controller/via PlayStation Blog
PlayStation x LeBron James Limited Edition controller/via PlayStation Blog

LeBron James becomes the ‘first-ever collaborator to design limited-edition PlayStation products’

The post later describes King James as the “first-ever collaborator to design limited-edition PlayStation products,” suggesting that other PlayStation Playmakers may potentially design other limited-edition accessories in the future. 

For now, there is little information on how customers can own a copy of any of the new accessories or the official release date, but the post states that pre-orders will open “later this year.” 

However, when it is indeed available, fans in selected markets would be able to have access to it via PlayStation’s direct online store, although details of the specific markets remain unknown.

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