ARK/8 introduced the information at this time (November 16), and confirmed that each collections can have completely different inspirations. The Overwatch assortment will likely be “shining a highlight on two international locations – South Korea and Japan” and will likely be particularly targeted on “two fan-favorite characters, D. VA from Busan and Genji from Hanamura.”
ARK/8 creator Dimitri van Eetvelde shone slightly mild on the choice to make a luxurious line impressed by Overwatch, stating that:
“It’s actually vital for me that ARK/8 displays a worldwide viewers. I feel that’s partly why I like video games like Overwatch, with its expansive roster of worldwide characters and vibrant maps, it immediately resonated with ARK/8’s DNA of world exploration.”
The Lifeless Island 2 ARK/8 drop will try to copy the type of Los Angeles, with ARK/8 making an attempt to “convey forth city, daring designs with an added contact of the traditional US school type by means of long-sleeved natural cotton fleece sweatshirts.”
Eetvelde additionally spoke in regards to the option to make a luxurious line primarily based on Lifeless Island, stating that the road is “about channeling LA’s daring, city vibe.”
Costs for objects in each units will vary from £115 to £1300 and will likely be obtainable for pre-order from sixteenth November 2023 on the official ARK/8 web site.
This isn’t the primary time that ARK/8 has launched clothes impressed by the most recent video video games. The posh designer launched an Elden Ring assortment in October of this yr that replicates the type of The Lands Between and aimed to seize the substance of the sport.
As a part of the drop, van Eetvelde instructed NME why gaming is an effective match for streetwear.
In different information, Baldur’s Gate 3 studio Larian will likely be making an attempt to push “many boundaries” with its subsequent recreation.