This week witnessed the meteoric rise of the gaming-centric altcoin, Big Time ($BIGTIME), which skyrocketed by an impressive 737% following its listing on several leading cryptocurrency exchanges.

$BIGTIME is the native token of a free-to-play multiplayer action role-playing game – Big Time -that launched its preseason earlier this week after years the development. The token powers Big Time’s economy and was launched earlier this week.

The token’s debut saw its price climb steeply from roughly $0.029 on its first day to around $0.243 at the time of writing. time of filing this report. The digital asset experienced a brief zenith of more than $0.34 on Thursday morning, showcasing its allure among crypto enthusiasts.

BIGTIMEUSDT Chart via TradingView

The altcoin’s significant appreciation was catalyzed by its listings on major cryptocurrency exchanges including Seychelles-based platform OKX and Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, which were among the first to roll out BIGTIME trading pairs, albeit these are under Coinbase’s “Experimental Label,” which is used for riskier tokens with lower liquidity.

Leading cryptocurrency trading platform Binance has also now listed the token along with perpetual futures contracts allowing users to take up leveraged positions on its future direction.

Big Time touts itself as a gaming odyssey that melds swift-paced combat with a thrilling adventure through time and space. According to the project’s plans on its official website, the upper limit of BIGTIME token issuance is capped at 5 billion, with a substantial portion earmarked for generation through in-game player engagement.

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