The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG developers didn’t finish the project’s mainnet in time, and now the team says the network will launch on November 12, 2017, at 2 PM EDT.
Bitcoin Gold Mainnet Plans to Launch 11 Days Late
According to the “Bitcoin Gold Community” mailer, the team plans to launch the BTG network this Sunday. The BTG team says a full node client will be available for download and the bitcoin gold blockchain will officially be live. Blocks can be mined by users and pools from all around the world explains the BTG announcement.
“Wallets and exchanges will be able to process deposits, withdrawals, and trades (as soon as they are ready). This is the culmination of months of hard work, which have led to many changes and improvements,” the BTG team details…