New major milestone for the French startup Sorare and its blockchain fantasy football game. The Sorare ecosystem hosts the famous Paris Saint-Germain club and all of its players are now tokenized on the Ethereum blockchain.
After the Olympique de Marseille last July , it is Paris Saint-Germain’s turn to join the blockchain game Sorare
As of now, emblematic players of the club such as Kylian Mbappé and Neymar are tokenized on the Ethereum blockchain thanks to Sorare and are available there in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
In addition, the famous David Beckham will also have the right to an NFT in his effigy, in particular for having participated in the victory of Paris Saint-Germain in the Coupe de France in 2013.
Nicolas Julia , CEO of Sorare, points out that the most important blockchain gaming community is French, which represents 20% of its active players :
“Many [the players] asked for Paris Saint-Germain to join the platform. Thanks to the club, we are now taking an important step in the development of the game. With footballers such as Paris Saint-Germain, fans all over the world will be able to put their knowledge to good use by playing and winning rewards every week. , ”He explains.
With the arrival of Paris Saint-Germain, today 100 of the biggest football clubs in the world and their players are tokenized on the Sorare platform. Fabien Allegre , director of merchandising and diversification at Paris Saint-Germain, adds:
“At the forefront of innovation, we are always looking forward, to the future, to provide our fans with new experiences. To constantly improve them, and provide better coverage for our brand, Sorare will enable us to reach out to new communities, young people, particularly in Asia and America ”.
A guaranteed success for the French startup Sorare
Since the release of its public beta, card sales volumes on Sorare have multiplied by more than 30 , from € 18,000 per month in December 2019 to € 735,000 per month in August 2020.
In total, the equivalent of $ 2.5 million has been traded on Sorare since its inception. With more than 46,000 sales of NFTs , the average price of an exchange on the platform reaches 54 dollars.
In comparison to other blockchain games, the French project Sorare occupies the 5th position in the world in terms of volume over the last 7 days and often dethrones the first place at CryptoKitties .
In addition to excellent performance and its growing number of users, Sorare raised $ 4 million in a second fundraiser last July.
With Paris Saint-Germain, Sorare is quickly approaching his goal of bringing together the biggest clubs and leagues in the world to his universe.
The French startup is building one of the most popular blockchain games in the entire crypto-sphere and attracting football fans from all over the world, even those not initially familiar with blockchain. In his own way, Sorare is heavily involved in the adoption of NFTs , an increasingly popular industry.