After signing with Major League Soccer in March this year, Sorare has partnered up with another major sports league. This time, it’s Major League Baseball (MLB) who will be the first non-soccer partner to join Sorare. As part of the collaboration, the duo will launch a free-to-earn NFT game this Summer.
What is Sorare?
To begin with, Sorare is an NFT-based fantasy football game founded in 2018 by Nicolas Julia and Adrien Montfort. In the game itself, players can buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team using digital player cards.
One thing for sure is that the platform has been eyeing several collaborations with major sports leagues as of late. At the end of March this year, the company signed a multi-year agreement with Major League Soccer (MLS). Now the team has brought in its first non-soccer partner, Major League Baseball (MLB) to join forces.
The partnership with Major League Baseball: What you need to know
As part of the partnership, MLB players will work together with Sorare to launch the first-ever MLB NFT game this Summer. Similar to the MLS game, the MLB game will allow players to form the best NFT teams using digital player cards as well. The only difference is that this time the NFT game will include free-to-play games for players to win weekly rewards and unlock more utilities for their NFTs.
“The connection between Americans and baseball is enduring. And baseball has always been on the cutting edge of new technologies and innovations, so we’re proud that MLB and the MLBPA have chosen Sorare to deliver an NFT MLB game to fans globally,” said Nicolas Julia, co-founder, and chief executive at Sorare.
On that matter, MLB commissioner Robert Manfred said that Sorare understands the importance of the bond between MLB and its fans. That’s why MLB chose to partner with the platform. He also believed that this partnership will help “bring the love of baseball to more fans across the globe”.
At the time of writing, there are no details yet on how the MLB NFT game will work. But if you’re interested to know more, make sure you sign-up on its official website for updates.