Basketball superstar LeBron James has unveiled his custom limited-edition PS5 console and controller, which feature design elements inspired by his illustrious career.
The NBA legend’s collaboration with Sony is part of the PlayStation Playmaker initiative, which partners with celebrities and sports figures to create unique gaming hardware.
LeBron’s Custom PS5
LeBron James, who has had championship-level success with numerous teams including the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Lakers, recently took to Twitter to showcase his brand-new PS5 setup.
The video, which lasts around 45 seconds, starts with James expressing his excitement about collaborating with PlayStation. He then reveals his plans to spend the rest of the day and night gaming on his new console.
The PS5 console and controller, displayed on a rotating stand, feature a colorful custom hand-drawn style paint job. The design includes several nods to the basketball player’s career, including a few of his famous quotes.
The post has garnered nearly 30,000 likes at the time of writing, indicating fans’ enthusiasm for the new merchandise.
PlayStation Playmaker Initiative
James’ collaboration with Sony is part of the PlayStation Playmaker initiative. This program sees the company partnering with celebrities and sports figures to create unique gaming hardware.
LeBron is the first celebrity featured in this initiative, with other celebrities such as Ja’Marr Chase, Romelu Lukaku, and Julio Cocielo also signed up for collaborations.
Fans interested in purchasing the LeBron James limited-edition PS5 accessories won’t have to wait long. The items go on sale on July 27, with the faceplate priced at $64.99 and the controller at $79.99. You can add them to your cart on PlayStation’s official website here.
Hopefully, LeBron would strike up the deal and make another custom console for the rumored PS5 Pro in development.