Sorare immerses you in a sports simulation using the Ethereum blockchain. Players will be able to trade, buy, sell and manage a virtual Football, NBA or MLB team with digital player cards. Created in limited series, these digital cards are NFTs. Thanks to the blockchain, these NFTs guarantee the authenticity and ownership of each card. These cards represent professional football, basketball or baseball basketball players, teams and stadiums.
Purchases, sales or exchanges are made in cryptocurrencies. Based on the Ethereum blockchain, it is necessary to have ethers (ETH). Before seeing the possibilities of the game, let's see how to register on the Sorare platform.
Signing up for Sorare is simple and can be done in minutes. To register on the Sorare platform, you will need to follow the following steps:
Buying, selling, trading or hosting digital cards on Sorare requires an Ethereum wallet. This can be Metamask for example. If you do not yet have an Ethereum wallet, go to our article How to configure Metamask. Once your wallet is up and running, come back here for all the features of the game.
Sorare like all card games can be played in different ways, such as buying or selling cards, collecting them, using them to create a team and participate in competitions, etc. Here are all the game possibilities on Sorare:
While playing Sorare, it is possible to collect different types of digital cards, each with their own characteristics and rarity levels. The most common types of cards on Sorare are: player cards, team cards, stadium cards, legend cards, event cards.
Sorare regularly distributes new cards, so it is possible that new types of cards will be added to the cards already present in the game.
The sports simulation game offers several levels of rarity for cards, each with its own characteristics and emission limits. Here are the different types of rarity:
It can be interesting for players to bet on the purchase of packs which can, for the luckiest, contain a unique card.
As we have seen, Sorare allows you to collect cards, but also to participate in a game of fantasy football by creating a team with your cards.
On a weekly basis, Sorare organizes Game-Weeks according to the football matches scheduled in reality. If the player has cards, whose players have a match in real life, then it is possible for the player to participate in a match in the sports simulation game.
Using Opta and its expertise in sports data, the statistics company assigns points to players registered for the match in Sorare compared to the player's actual performance in reality. Sorare add a multiplier to these points. At the end of the week, all players' points are added together and you will be ranked among the other players. Depending on the ranking and the league played, it is possible to obtain rewards either in cryptocurrency (ETH) or in Rare or even Super Rare cards.
Before detailing the different leagues, it is important to note that each league has its own registration criteria, based in particular on the scarcity of cards to be used in a particular league. Therefore, it is necessary to check the necessary cards before participating in a competition.
It is possible to divide the different leagues into three categories: Global, Regional, Mix.
All Star League: This league includes 5 different divisions, in which players have no restrictions regarding card combinations.
Under 23 League: This league contains 5 divisions in which only player cards under 23 can be used to form your team.
The Casual League: this league is the Rookie league and it has been set up for new Sorare players to help them get their bearings. This league can be played with community cards.
European championship: this championship has 5 divisions which represent the first 5 leagues of European football: Ligue 1, La Liga, Premier League, Serie A and Bundesliga.
American championship: this championship includes 5 divisions which represent the teams of the American leagues taken over by Sorare on its platform: MLS, Liga MX, Colombian Premera A, Superliga Argentina, Brasileiro Serie A and Peruvian Primera Division.
Asian Championship: this championship contains 5 divisions which represent the teams of the American leagues taken over by Sorare on its platform: J1 League, Chinese Super League and K League.
Challenger Europe: this championship comprises 5 divisions (excluding those included in the European Championship): Russian Premier League, Belgian Pro League, Portuguese Liga, Eredivisie, Scottish Premiership, Turkish SuperLig, Eliteserien, English Championship and Danish Superliga.
Training League: This league was created to practice the game. In this league, card combinations can include all card types (Common, Rare, Super Rares and Uniques) to gain experience (XP).
Special Events: These are challenges that take place every week. In this league, players can combine all types of cards, except Common cards. However, to participate in this league, you will have to meet eligibility criteria, which also change on a weekly basis.
To build your team, you will need 5 cards in different positions: a goalkeeper, a defender, a better fielder, an attacker and a 5ᵉ card who can take on any role, except that of goalkeeper.
To participate in a tournament with your team, it must include at least 4 Rare cards. To register your team, go to the "Play" section and select one of the tournaments that matches your cards. Next, you will need to determine which of your cards you are going to assign to different positions. Then select your captain, it can be anyone. Once all these steps are completed, you can confirm your team.
Be careful, it is important to involve cards whose players have a match organized in reality. To help you, Sorare has implemented different symbols to help you choose the players who will earn you the most points in a tournament.
Although it is a game, Sorare is based on the blockchain. Playing this game requires cryptocurrencies, the price of which can be very volatile due to various factors. It is therefore important to understand the risks and not to invest more money than you are prepared to lose. It is therefore important to do research and understand the risks before deciding to invest in Sorare.
Sorare paves the way for a new way of conceiving the sports simulation game.
Is it interesting to invest in a game that is based on still recent technology and whose future is uncertain?
It is difficult to predict with certainty the future of Sorare in terms of evolution and adoption. However, there are reasons to believe that it could be viable in the long term.
First of all, Sorare is based on blockchain technology which is considered as an innovative and high potential technology. The platform uses blockchain technology to ensure the authenticity and ownership of digital cards, allowing users to collect, store or trade them with other users.
Next, the NFT (Non-Fungible Token) market is growing rapidly, and Sorare is one of the first to focus on the application of blockchain technology in the sports world. This could give them a competitive advantage over companies entering the market later.
Finally, Sorare has succeeded in attracting important partners, in particular football clubs and professional players who have chosen to work with them. This is particularly the case of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Junior or Kyllian Mpabbé. This helps to strengthen the credibility of the platform
However, it is important to note that blockchain-based games and NFTs are still an evolving industry, and there are still uncertainties about their long-term viability. It is therefore important to stay informed of the latest news concerning Sorare, and more broadly, vis-à-vis the cryptocurrency sector.