How can I set up my SuperWorld account?
In order to set up your account, simply click on “Get Started.” A dialogue box will appear with a prompt to enter your credentials and select a crypto-wallet. Follow the instructions and you’re good to go!
What if I forget my SuperWorld account password?
Just click on “Forgot Password” and you’ll receive a message to your registered email address with a reset link. Use the link to select a new password.
What is a crypto-wallet and why do I need it?
At SuperWorld, we use the blockchain to record all virtual real estate transactions, and a crypto-wallet is the medium through which you can make these transactions possible on our decentralized app.
How can I integrate a crypto-wallet with my browser?
Follow the simple instructions on our crypto-wallet guided tour to install one of numerous crypto-wallets as a browser extension.
Can I explore SuperWorld without a crypto-wallet?
Absolutely! Although, in order to buy, sell and monetize content in the future, you’ll need to set up a wallet.
How can I find my SuperWorld Real Estate tokens?
A list of your SuperWorld tokens appears under the "Assets" tab in Metamask. Your real estate purchases are catalogued under the "Activity" tab1
What is SuperWorld Virtual Real Estate?
SuperWorld Virtual Real Estate is any digital plot of land acquired on the SuperWorld platform. Mapping the world into blocks, users can buy any piece of land, including historical landmarks, natural wonders, or other iconic and personally meaningful locations with non-fungible tokens. This is the common long-term mechanism that will be used to bind our ecosystem together. Any user, from content viewers to developers and marketers, can buy and sell virtual real estate on the platform.
Why should I buy Virtual Real Estate?
Owning a piece of SuperWorld Virtual real estate literally gives you its ‘property rights’ on the SuperWorld platform. Holding a SuperWorld Virtual Real Estate Token allows you to have ownership in areas where you share inrevenue created on your virtual land from user activity, including: In-gamepurchases, transactions, advertising, eCommerce, digital commerce, and gaming.
How do I buy unowned Virtual Real Estate?
Users can purchase virtual real estate via the SuperWorld platform using a crypto-wallet. Currently each plot of unowned Virtual Real Estate is priced at 0.1 ETH.
Can I use a credit/debit card to purchase Virtual Real Estate?
As of now, users can make transactions by signing up for a crypto-wallet and purchasing ETH (ethereum) using a debit card/credit card on Metamask, Portis or Fortmatic. We are constantly upgrading our integrations with third-party wallets to include direct credit card/debit card functionality to buy ETH.
At what price is pre-owned real estate bought and sold between users?
Just like a real-world real estate market, users may price their purchased virtual real estate at any price they wish depending on the demand for that particular location or their price preference. We will soon be adding a messaging function to our virtual real estate marketplace to allow increased communication between buyers and sellers, and provide more ways to bid on properties. Different bounded areas will likely have highly varying demand based on population, geographic relevance to events, and demographics.
How large is each piece of real estate?
Each virtual real estate block corresponds to a rectangular plot of land, measuring 100m x 100m, or a little over two acres.
How many ‘blocks’ of real estate are there?
There are approximately 64.8 billion available blocks of virtual real estate.
Can I buy Virtual Real Estate from a mobile device?
Yes, virtual real estate can be purchased on your mobile device in the Google Chrome browser.
What is Ethereum, the ‘coin’ I can use to buy Virtual Real Estate?
Ethereum is a type of digital currency. Digital currencies are commonly also referred to as cryptocurrencies.
What do I need to know about crypto and blockchain before I enter SuperWorld?
Nothing! As long as you can complete transactions with your crypto wallet, leave the rest to us, and we’ll guide you through the buying and selling process.
What is a crypto-collectible?
A crypto-collectible is a cryptographically unique, non-fungible digital asset. Unlike cryptocurrencies, which require all tokens to be identical, each crypto-collectible token is unique or limited in quantity.
Is SuperWorld Virtual Real Estate like a Bitcoin/Ethereum token, etc?
No, SuperWorld is NOT a cryptocurrency! Each piece of real estate in SuperWorld is unique, and its price is not volatile like that of a cryptocurrency. Each buyer can set a price for his/her/their plot based on personal preference and the unique characteristics or perceived value of the geographic location owned.
What is a non-fungible token (NFT)?
An NFT is a type of unique cryptographic token that is non-interchangeable, irreplicable, and with a unique value allotted to it by the owner based on its characteristics.
How is my virtual real estate fundamentally different from other pieces of virtual real estate?
By purchasing a piece of virtual real estate, you are actually buying a non-fungible token, a block, on something called the ERC721 blockchain. In Superworld’s ERC721 blockchain, each block is characterized by a unique longitude and latitude. Therefore each piece of real-estate is unique.
What are Decentralized Apps (dApps)?
Decentralized Apps, or simply dApps, are applications that run on a distributed computing network, as compared to other applications (Apps), which run through a central server. This way, dApps are outside the control of a central authority making them more transparent.