A new game called CryptoKitties has reportedly slowed down trade on Ethereum, one of the most popular cryptocurrencies.
Intended as a way to make blockchain more accessible to the public, the game lets players buy and breed virtual pets on Ethereum’s blockchain network. However, pending transactions have reportedly increased six times since the game’s launch.
The issue is said to have highlighted a major downside of the technology, which is scalability. Users are now concerned that the game may be crowding out more important business transactions.