One of the most popular games of the last year is Animal Crossing: New Horizons, from Nintendo, which sold millions of units, boosted Nintendo Switch sales worldwide and was the third best-selling game of 2020.
In addition to its popularity, the colorful design of the game and its characters lends itself to collaborations from merchandising, like those already made with Uniqlo and Monopoly. Now it is Puma who joins the Animal Crossing fever, with a collection of tennis shoes and clothing inspired by the popular game..
The announcement of the collaboration was made through Puma’s Twitter account, with an image that shows the logos of the sports company and the game. Later, Nintendo retweeted the post, accompanied by the caption “Something new is on the horizon.”
Although neither Puma nor Nintendo gave more details, you know that leaks never wait and this time it did not take long for the images of the collaboration to begin circulating on the network.
The place Sneaker Freaker, specialized in sports shoes, released the images of a tennis model and a hoodie that will be part of the special Animal Crossing collection at Puma, in which it is expected that there will be more models of both footwear and clothing .
According to what those first images show, the Puma Animal Crossing collection has a design in which pastel colors predominate, especially blue and mint green, with touches of brown in the tennis shoes.
The sneakers are designed in blue and mint green tones, integrating the classic leaf of the Nook logo, as well as the characteristic beige tones of New Horizons. In addition, the faces of various characters from the game are printed on the sides. What’s more. They include an extra pair of mint green shoelaces and a cute little fabric bag decorated with a star, which imitates New Horizons berry bags.
Puma will also launch a mint green hoodie with the faces of some of the game’s characters, such as Lali the rabbit, Natura the rhinoceros and Wanda the kitten.