For decades ever since Marty McFly wore a pair of self-lacing Nike sneakers in the Back to the Future franchise, many have wondered if such technology would forever remain as movie magic, or if it could eventually become a reality. The latter eventually proved to be true when Nike launched the Nike Mags and put them up for sale.

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However the shoes were more for collection and novelty due to the fact that they were pretty heavy, but if a pair of practical self-lacing shoes is something you might be interested in, not to worry as Nike will be launching a pair of self-lacing basketball shoes come 2019 where they will cost a slightly more affordable $350.

This was revealed by the company’s CEO Mark Parker during the company’s quarterly earnings call where he said, “I’m excited to announce that in the new year we’ll launch a new adaptive performance platform in basketball at the $350 price point. We have a smart shoe designed for the perfect fit, and it’s a major step in advancing and connecting our digital transformation to product.”

Granted $350 isn’t exactly cheap when you consider that regular shoes can be had for a third of that price, but given the technology and the fact that they’ll probably go down in sneaker history, perhaps buying a pair just for collection purposes might not be that bad of an investment.

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