Massive sneaks not included
PRIX, the artsy clothing company owned by influential NZ designer Esther NG, has produced a line of clothing replicating the super-iconic “Player 2” look sported by King in Tekken 3 — Quite understandably, the line sold out almost immediately, because why wouldn’t it?
The famous fit — first sported by the mysterious grappler King II in Tekken’s highly acclaimed second sequel — consists of a pair of blue/grey and leopard print track pants, and a matching blue/grey shirt, emblazoned with the declaration “Mishima Zaibatsu EVIL”. King rounds off the look with a similarly colored variant of his Jaguar mask and a massive pair of white running shoes. Over the following years, the look has become something of a meme icon among the Tekken community.
Yesterday, PRIX launched replica designs of both the track pants and the shirt, both priced at $70. A form-fitting, long sleeve variant of the shirt was also available at $60. Of course, there was a wild rush on these fashion-forward items, resulting in a total sell-out of the pants, as well as most of the shirt inventory clearing out double-time. There is currently a waiting list available on site for those hoping to jump on any possible re-order.
In addition to the King gear, PRIX also released a line of T-shirts featuring renders of characters from Tekken 3. Again, these items are mostly long gone, with only Extra Small-to-Small sizes still available at the time of writing. You can check out the entire range over on the PRIX website.
Congratulations to the lucky buyers. I hope that you’re practicing your standing moonsault as we speak.
Tekken 8 launches on PS5, PC, and Xbox Series X later in 2023.