London Testnet Rollout Confirmed | Ethereum Foundation Blog


The long-awaited London Update is now available for Ethereum testnets! The first time it is activated in Ropsten, on block 10499401This is expected to happen within the next few months. June 24, 2021.

This followed the Update Sedanwebsite, which went live on Ethereum mainnet. By beginning work in London while rolling out Berlin customers were able to implement the network upgrade in record time. The following EIPs are now available

Ethereum cat herders have published a blog postdescribing the details of these EIPs.

London Time

As only the testnets are currently available- Ropsten, Goerli, and Rinkeby- the following applies to London. Once these networks have successfully activated the update, a lock for the main Ethereum network will then be created and this blog and other places will communicate the network.

The release schedule is:

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The net Block Number Expected Date
Ropsten 10499401 June 24, 2021
Goerly 5062605 June 30, 2021