Ethereum Istanbul Update: Less Than 4 Hours Left, What’s Happening

Ethereum Istanbul Update: Less Than 4 Hours Left, What’s Happening

The long-awaited Ethereum Istanbul hard fork will take place at 12 AM GMT on December 8. Once again, most ETH nodes are waiting until the last moment to upgrade. Based on Ethernodes, the percentage of nodes that had not upgraded with the Istanbul version was pegged at 51.2% of the total just hours before the event.