BNB Chain’s roadmap for the year will prioritize faster transactions and enhanced support for decentralized applications (dApps), the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume said.

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Fast facts

  • In its 2022 technical roadmap released Tuesday, BNB Chain said it is working to offer end users more capacity with less congestion while enabling faster transactions.
  • Binance also plans to increase the number of mainnet validators from 21 to 41, in an attempt to offer incentives for validators to innovate, the company said.
  • A number of dApps, including META Apes and Metaverse World, will go live on BNB Application Sidechain, as Binance Chain looks to branch out to tap the metaverse and GameFi trends.
  • In February, Binance rebranded its two blockchains as one BNB Chain, in a push toward the metaverse and decentralized finance, an ecosystem the company calls “MetaFi.”

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