Known for port wine, soccer, and a striking riverside cityscape, Porto is a small yet unforgettable city along Portugal’s Atlantic coast. Porto is also Upland’s first city in Europe, making it a historic location in the Upland metaverse. And sports fans can rejoice, because with this city opening we’re launching a brand new lineup of soccer Legits thanks to our partner, FC Porto. Located in the heart of Porto city, this soccer club is the 2022 Primeira Liga Champion and is the #1 team in Portugal.
Do llamas live in Portugal? Well they do now! Join us as we expand the Upland metaverse into Porto, otherwise known as Invicta, or “Invincible”!
By the way, to celebrate the FC Porto partnership, we launched a social media contest! 10 winners will receive VIP entrance and seating for the FC Porto home game on August 20 and Upland swag! Learn more here.
Porto launches on Monday, August 22, at 8:00 AM PT. Properties will be available across the entire city, totaling approximately 35,000 parcels. Porto is classified as a small, medium-priced city. For newer players looking for a foothold in Europe, about 33% of properties are reserved for FSA. Porto will launch in Vanilla Mode, meaning that property Collections will be revealed about a week after the city’s initial launch.
As the first city in Europe, properties are going to go quick. Be ready to land a parcel before they’re gone!
Also, Portuguese localizations are in the works for a friendlier experience for Portuguese Uplanders!
Let’s dig into some of the things that make Porto special.
Now that you know a little more about Porto, let’s dig into the landmarks you’ll find around this fantastic city. Please keep in mind that landmarks will not be available at launch. Stay tuned for more info on these unique structures.
As the first European city, international travel to Porto is really exciting. Be sure to register for the sale of plane and train terminals in Portugal on Wednesday, August 17 at 9:00 AM PT.
Note: The registration and sale of terminals will only be available in the web version of Upland’s Store.
A little bit of travel is required to get to Porto. First, you will need send your Block Explorer to an international terminal in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, or New York as denoted by a yellow airplane icon. Next, buy a plane ticket to Lisbon, Portugal and you are on your way! Once you land in Lisbon, send to the train terminal and grab the train from Lisbon to your final destination, Porto!
There’s a lot going on in Porto! Stay on track with this schedule shortlist:
Note: As a reminder, if we see signs that the city release experience is sub-optimal, we will take immediate action and lock any unminted properties. If required, this may be followed by a brief maintenance period.
Join us as Upland expands to a new continent and kicks off brand new activities thanks to our partnership with FC Porto. And be ready for our Porto Collection Reveal, coming soon!