Major League Baseball, MLB Players and Sorare to NFT Game

The game will allow fans to create a team of NFTs representing Major League Players.
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May 13, 2022

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Major League Baseball (

MLB

), MLB Players, Inc. and Sorare announced a partnership to launch a Major League Baseball NFT-based free-to-play game, which will be released this summer. 

As the official NFT Baseball Game Partner of MLB, the partnership with Sorare gives fans a platform to celebrate, share and own their MLB passion through gaming. For Sorare, the inventors of the NFT gaming category, this partnership expands its unique concept beyond soccer for the first time, to America’s national pastime. 

“The connection between Americans and baseball is enduring,” says Nicolas Julia, co-founder and chief executive officer, Sorare. “And baseball has always been on the cutting edge of new technologies and innovations, so we’re proud that MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have chosen Sorare to deliver an

NFT

MLB Game to fans globally. MLB has been at the forefront of interactive games for decades, while baseball has some of the oldest and most established forms of sports

memorabilia. Together they show how much fans want to own and be a part of the game. Today, as digital engagement and technology evolves for a new generation, our partnership will help a new and broader fanbase to connect with America’s pastime.” 

The purpose of Sorare’s MLB Game is for fans to create the best team of NFTs representing Major League Players and connect with athletes, clubs and the league further during the live experience of baseball games. Further details of the game will be announced closer to the product launch this summer. 

“Sorare has built a new baseball gaming experience that will excite fans around collecting Players’ NFTs, building winning lineups and competing against baseball fans all over the world,” said Tony Clark, executive director, MLBPA. “We are very excited about our partnership and the effect Sorare’s first foray into North American sports will have on the growth of our game globally.” 

OneTeam, the MLBPA’s group player licensing partner, facilitated the deal. The exclusive MLB NFT game launches this summer. To learn more visit

sorare.com/MLB

.

Major League Baseball Players, Inc. is exhibiting at Licensing Expo 2022. Find out more information 

here.

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