So, Ubisoft has announced the ‘ACO Kicks’ collaboration with footwear artist Dominic Lowman, of Carmeno Custom Kicks as they merge the worlds of Ancient Egypt and the Kanye’s famous Yeezy trainer.
Together, they’ve created 16 pairs of bespoke, hand-crafted Assassin’s Creed Origins wearable trainers, ahead of the global launch of the game on Friday 27th October.
The design takes inspiration from the historical setting of the latest installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise – marrying the modern world of popular culture with Ancient Egypt in a world first.
The collab saw Lowman researching and exploring the ancient, in-game world created by Ubisoft’s development team in Montreal, before transforming and applying these themes into his bespoke Yeezy design and I absolutely love what he’s done!
With a focus on Bayek, the lead character in Assassin’s Creed Origins, Lowman has produced a distinctive design available in white, and a black edition to reflect the overall design of the latest installment in the franchise.
Lowman, who boasts an Instagram following of over 60,000 ‘sneakerhead’ followers, said of the collaboration:
“It’s been so cool to work with Ubisoft on designing the Assassin’s Creed Origin’s sneaks. For me, sneaker culture is a perfect representation of popular culture right now and it’s been amazing to merge this with a gaming franchise to create something that is not only wearable but rich with history and a backstory.”
Tom Goldberger, Senior PR Manager at Ubisoft UK said:
“The collaboration with Carmeno Custom Kicks is a fantastic way to showcase the coming together of two unique creative industries. Through the collaboration, Dominic has been able to bring to life the lead protagonist of Assassin’s CreedOrigins and to showcase the beautiful themes of ancient Egypt through his inspiring work.”
The exclusive trainer will only be available to lucky competition winners, which will be announced across Ubisoft and partner social media channels soon, so keep your eyes peels on their social channels to find out more soon!
Assassin’s Creed Origins will be available on October 27th, 2017, for the Xbox One video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 and Windows PC, and on Xbox One X at its launch on November 7th, 2017.
For more information about Assassin’s Creed Origins, please visit assassinscreed.ubisoft.com.
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