Stern, the leading authority on pinball machines, has partnered with Supreme, the brand responsible for the group of people you least want to encounter at a Yeezy pop-up shop, to bring you a gadget that marries both interests.
Supreme announced the collaboration through a promo video on its Instagram last night, which shows a sleek, glossy playfield, and the illuminated Supreme box logo everywhere. It also features an LED point screen flashing things like “Multiball is lit,” which I incorrectly presumed was use of popular youth slang, but is actually just a normal pinball term for when multiple balls are in play at once.
A price hasn’t yet been announced, but given that Stern pinball machines retail for around $6,000 to $8,000, we can probably expect that this one will cost way more. You think Supreme would be upstaged by a Ghostbusters pinball machine? I don’t think so. Since most people don’t own pinball machines in their homes, it’s certainly worth playing at least once for 25 cents a pop if you see it in any retail shops. It’s a fully functioning, playable game, and it’s definitely not as useless as a Supreme-branded brick.