With the upcoming SegWit2X fork getting close, it is extremely important to know which exchanges are supporting it. Here is a comprehensive list of exchanges and their viewpoint on the upcoming fork. We are only using official statements for this list.
December 26 update: This article was written for the first time the SegWit2X Hard Fork was supposed to happen. There hasn’t been any new info from the listed exchanges. If there is, we will update this article ASAP.
Coinbase has confirmed that they are going to be supporting the upcoming fork. Here are all of the details that you need to know:
The following statement was released by the team over at Binance regarding the upcoming fork:
Binance is preparing for the upcoming potential Bitcoin fork (SegWit2x) with the following procedures.
Before the potential fork, Binance may suspend momentarily Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals.
If the hardfork happens, Binance would like to support any meaningful forks. We will decide the coin listing depending on the situation, our priority is to protect our customers funds.
If you are unsure on how to deal with the technical issues regarding the bitcoin forking, feel free to deposit your Bitcoins on Binance exchange in advance and we will handle it for you and ensure you will have all possible assets after the fork.
The team over at Bitfinex has been supporting the SegWit2X fork for the past few months. Bitfinex has been allowing their members to trade futures for the new BT2 coin. If you are interested in learning more about the terms and conditions of the fork, click here.
Although there has not been an official statement released about the upcoming SegWit2X fork, Bitstamp did support the Bitcoin Cash fork once the fork was completely stabilized. It is a possibility that they will accept the SegWit2X fork after the fork has been completed.
Bittrex has not yet released an official statement about the fork. The best way to stay updated is to check their announcements page daily.
BTCC has announced support of the fork. Here are the details that you need to know:
Users can obtain 1MB and 2MB by depositing bitcoins (BTC) in their BTCC DAX or USD Exchange accounts, and then going to the Balance page on BTCC DAX or the Account Overview page on BTCC USD Exchange to “split” the BTC into 1MB and 2MB. One BTC can be split into one 1MB and one 2MB. One 1MB and one 2MB can be joined into one BTC. Smaller and larger amounts of BTC, 1MB, and 2MB can also be split and joined using the ratios specified above.
Users can also obtain 1MB and 2MB by buying them on DAX or USD Exchange.
CEX.IO has released their official statement fully supporting the fork. Immediately after the fork, they will be adding the following trading pairs: B2X/BTC, B2X/USD, B2X/EUR and B2X/GBP.
GDAX has confirmed full support for the fork in an official announcement. Here is what they said:
Any customer with a Bitcoin (BTC) balance on GDAX at the time of the fork will be credited with an equal amount of the Bitcoin2x (B2X). No action is required — we will automatically credit your account.
24 hours pre-fork: GDAX will pause all BTC deposits and withdrawals. ETH and LTC deposits and withdrawals will not be impacted
Approximately 4 hours pre-fork: GDAX will pause trading on all BTC order books. ETH and LTC trading will not be impacted
Fork (block 494,784): A snapshot of all BTC balances will be taken at Block 494,784. All GDAX customers with a BTC balance at the time of the snapshot will be credited an equal amount of B2X.
Within 4 hours post fork: GDAX will re-enable trading on all BTC order books as well as trading on 3 new order books: B2X-BTC, B2X-USD, and B2X-EUR.
Approximately 24-48 hours post fork: Once we have ensured that the blockchains are stable, GDAX will re-enable deposits and withdrawals on both the BTC and B2X blockchains. Please be careful when depositing or withdrawing funds as some wallets and bitcoin services may refer to the two blockchains differently.
HitBTC officially announced their acceptance of the SegWit2X fork. Here is what you need to know:
October 17th. B2X token markets are open on HitBTC! Trade B2X with BTC, ETH and USDT.B2X is not available for deposits and withdrawals, because SegWit2x is not activated yet. The original BTC ticker remains with the original Bitcoin. The day SegWit2x is activated. These actions are to be performed:
B2X deposits and withdrawals will be enabled. Future split tokens you’ve purchased will turn alive.
You will receive the same amount of B2X as you hold BTC on your HitBTC account.
There has not made an official announcement confirming support of the SegWit2X fork. With that in mind, Kraken did eventually accept Bitcoin Cash on their platform. The best way to stay updated is to check their blog daily.