BETELGEUSE Mainnet Upgrade Public Testnet is Live!

2 min readMay 29, 2021

SINOVATE (SIN) is delighted to announce the Public Testnet for the BETELGEUSE Mainnet Upgrade, which marks the final stage before it goes live.

Testing will last for one week from May 29, 2021, UTC 00:00 AM to June 5, 2021, UTC 00:00 AM, permitting hybrid consensus and proof-of-stake functionality with the latest, most cutting edge Bitcoin core 0.21 codebase experience for the first time. Get ready for the best looks and features.

The official BETELGEUSE Mainnet release date will be announced during testnet.


The Public Testnet Wallet 0.21.0rc2 is available to download here.

Further details of the testnet are available on the SINOVATE discord server testnet-testing channel.

Testnet Wallet v0.21.0rc2


In order to set up a testnet DIN Node using putty or any other SSH (Secure Shell) client program, this guide needs to be followed.

Click here for instructions to set up a testnet wallet.

Testnet Coins

Testnet coins can be obtained from the SINOVATE Faucet for free here.


Please note that testnet coins will hold no value. Please do not send testnet coins to mainnet addresses and vice versa. Doing this will result in the permanent loss of your funds.

As always, the SINOVATE team remains on standby to address any queries via our discord and telegram channels. Thank you for the fantastic support.

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