PlayStation is usually quite adept when it comes to high profile fashion collaborations, but this latest partnership with luxury label Balenciaga, consisting of a t-shirt and hoodie, both of which cost more than a real PlayStation 5, is stupid.
While Luxury labels dipping their toes in this pop culture / streetwear stuff is nothing newwho have favourited the extraordinary prices charged here – $ 675 for the shirts and a whopping $ 875 for the hoodie – are gross. I know that’s the point. I know the whole reason Sony signed this deal in the first place is because they can see headlines like the one I wrote above and indulge in the press.
Well, if I take the bait, how about this: There’s such a thing as bad press, and at a time when PlayStation fans are I’m still having trouble buying a console