May 19, 2021 8:42 pm

Release Announcement: Dash Core v0.17.0.2 on Mainnet

Dash Core v0.17.0.2 is a major release and is a mandatory upgrade for all masternodes, miners, and users. Version 0.17.0.2, released on May 19, 2021, introduces a number of improvements to Dash, including performance optimizations, wallet user interface enhancements, greater stability, and numerous enhancements through Bitcoin backports. Comprehensive details can be found in the release notes here.


Release Highlights

The following highlights of this major release are described in the Product Brief published last month.

· Dash Platform Support

· Opcode Updates

· HD Wallet Upgrade

· DKG Data Sharing

· Bitcoin Backports

· Spork Updates

· BLS Update

· PrivateSend Rename

Activation Phases

DashCore v0.17.0.2 is a mandatory update due to the introduction of several new opcodes and a new long living masternode quorum type. All masternode operators, miners, and integration partners should immediately review the Product Brief and Release Notes to become familiar with the details of the release and begin the update process.

Version 0.17.0.2 Upgrade Phases

What is Dash?

Dash is a global payments network with its own cryptocurrency offering businesses and individuals instant payments for less than a cent per transaction. Our goal is to provide users with a better way to pay and get paid. Dash Core Group is in the process of rolling out a series of upgrades to our system dubbed “Evolution” to make Dash the most user-friendly blockchain-based payment network in the world.


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