What is Sorare?
Sorare is a fantasy football game based on the Ethereum blockchain. You can collect cards featuring players of officially licensed clubs, create teams and collect points in football matches.
The Ethereum-based game, Sorare, is backed by various investors and supported by Ubisoft. It has officially partnered with more than 76 football clubs to date.
How to play Sorare? A guide to Sorare
To start playing Sorare, first visit Sorare and click ”sign up” to create your account. You need to enter your email address, nickname (aka manager name) and a password.
After creating and logging in to your account, you can claim your 10 free common cards and enter the Rookie League by creating a team with 5 cards.
The Rookie League which is open for new users for 4 game weeks will allow you to collect points in matches and win new cards.
To create your first SO5 Fantasy team, click ”SO5 Fantasy” and register a team for the open tournament by clicking ”view more”.
Click ”Rookie” to create your team with your common cards.
This is how our team that consists of a goalkeeper, a defender, two midfielders and a forward looks like:
Keep in mind that after you have entered the game 4 times, the option ”Rookie League” for beginners will disappear. So, you should enter the Rookie League just after creating your account.
During the four game weeks in the Rookie League, you may earn new cards and use them in future tournaments. You can also buy rare, super rare and unique Sorare cards by bidding on new individual cards or buying cards sold by other managers.
How to buy Sorare cards?
To buy new Sorare cards, click ”Transfer Market” on Sorare. You can view new cards and other cards sold by managers and use filters to find the type of cards you’re looking for.
To buy or bid on the cards, you need to connect your wallet to the game. You can use MetaMask or Coinbase Wallet through WalletLink.
The auction mechanism is pretty simple. After you place a bid on a card, if another player places a higher bid on the card, you will be re-credited and get notified. So, you can place a higher bid before the auction ends. At the end, the player with the highest bid gets the card.
You can instantly buy the cards sold by other managers at the price set by them. Besides the option of buying Sorare cards with Ethereum wallets, you can also use your credit card to bid on or buy the cards, the cost will also include a 10% premium on the exchange rate. If you can’t win the auction, you again will be refunded.