We are thrilled to announce the release of version v1.2.9 for the BSC mainnet! This hard-fork release is a significant milestone that introduces both Plato and Hertz (Berlin, London) hard forks. The two hard forks have been thoroughly tested on Testnet and are ready for deployment on the mainnet.
The Plato hard fork includes the following BEPs:
The Hertz hard fork will port some of London & Berlin upgrades from Ethereum to BSC for compatibility, including:
Note: The Hertz hard fork will neither introduce a new burn mechanism nor the concept of GasTip.
These upgrades bring many changes, so DApp developers & users must ensure they understand these changes and their potential impact on their business.
For detailed changes, please refer to BNB Smart Chain Forum.
This hard-fork release is a significant advancement for the BSC community. We encourage all validators, node operators, developers, and users to review the detailed specifications, test in their environments, and prepare for the upcoming forks.
Let's work together to make this a smooth transition and continue to grow the BSC ecosystem. Feel free to reach out to our dev community on the forum with any questions or concerns!