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New details revealed By Cointelegraph


layer-2 scaling solution Polygon will undergo a hard fork on Jan. 17 in order to address gas spikes and chain reorganizations issues that has affected user experience on the Polygon proof-of-stake (POS) chain.

Polygon officially confirmed the hard fork event in Jan. 12 a blog post, which came after weeks of preliminary discussion on Polygon Improvement Proposal (PIP) forum page in late December.

Recent gas price spikes on the Polygon POS chain (blue) compared with Polygon’s data-driven expectations post hard fork (red). Source. Polygon.