Nike and EA Sports drop special edition Mercurial boots

To get y’all pumped for the upcoming release of EA Sports FIFA 17, the team at EA Sports have partnered with Nike to drop a limited edition colourway of the Mercurial Superfly in 16-bit graphics.

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Why 16-bit specifically? The first edition of EA Sports FIFA in 1994 was in, yep you guessed it, 16-bit graphics. The boot’s colourful ‘block’ design is intended to highlight how far gaming has progressed over the past 23 years.

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Pretty cool huh?

If these really float your boat and you want a pair, you’ll need to be quick as there’s only 1,500 pairs worldwide. The boots will be released exclusively online from September 26.

Jacob Arnott