Fantasy basketball games take on a new dimension. Sorare announced yesterday the signing of a long-term partnership agreement with the NBA and the NBPA. The goal: to launch a free-to-play NFT fantasy basketball game.
The official announcement of a long-term collaboration between Sorare and NBA
An NFT basketball game accessible to all
Sorare is a blockchain gaming startup with nearly 2 million users under its belt. In a process of international development, it signs a multi-year partnership with the number one in American sport: the NBA.
The French unicorn will soon launch an officially licensed blockchain fantasy basketball game from the NBA. This blockchain game will allow great fans to interact with their favorite team(s). They will also have the opportunity to face the best basketball teams.
Concretely, the players will be digitized in the form of NFT. Their characteristics will evolve according to their performance, thus guaranteeing users an unparalleled gaming experience.
Another specificity of this future blockchain game: users will be able to create a digital collection of the players of their choice, compose a dream team and participate in various competitions. Of course, the winners will receive a reward.
Sorare conquering the sporting world
With his arrival in basketball, Sorare signs his entry into the world of world sport. The French unicorn now offers NFT fantasy games of the three most popular sports in the world: football, basketball and baseball. It has all the cards in hand to develop internationally. If all goes well, the first NFT basketball game will be released this fall.
This blockchain platform certainly joins this comment NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: “Our partnership with Sorare will provide NBA fans with a whole new way to engage with our teams and players. With Sorare’s emerging fantasy NFT platform, we see significant opportunities to expand our fan community and grow NBA basketball around the world. »
Here is a partnership that will not only delight the signatory parties, but also that of basketball fans. We just have to wait for the official release of the first NFT basketball game to find out if the French unicorn Sorare has really kept its promises or not!
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