EOS Upgrade Tracker

EOSIO 1.8 has been activated on the EOS Mainnet!

Block Producers have activated EOSIO v1.8 on the EOS Mainnet on September 23 at 13:00 UTC.

Top 21 BPs are now deploying eosio.contracts v1.7.0, eosio.token, and eosio.msig. This will unlock all of the features of EOSIO 1.8, such as the ability for dApps to pay for system resources for their users, enabling new possibilities for mass adoption and new dApps like Block.one’s Voice social network. Each of these three changes requires MSIG approval from 15/21 top BPs. 

The MSIG progress can be tracked here:

In the meantime, developers should ensure their dApps are ready. Some of these changes are not backwards compatible.

This is the largest upgrade to the EOS Mainnet since it was launched, and the first to require a hard fork. It required coordination and collaboration between node operators and dApp developers across the globe. Thanks to all of the Block Producers that participated in our weekly calls.

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Daniel Keyes

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Responsibilities include: product management, operations, community
Location: Toronto, Canada

Prior to founding the first EOS community in Toronto and co-founding EOS Nation, Daniel spent a decade in the financial technology industry working several diverse roles. His extensive experience in customer service, sales, sales coaching, agent training, digital marketing, digital process management (lean green belt), and product management (certified scrum master, certified product owner) eventually lead him to consulting for a blockchain dev shop.

Daniel earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in 2009 and worked as a chase producer intern at Global TV.

Daniel lives by the principles of Truth, Love, and Freedom.