According to the announcement, close to 6,500 wallets participated in the preliminary poll — the biggest number of wallets in the “whole Uniswap Governance History” — with 80% of the 25 million UNI tokens being cast in favor of the move. Now that the proposal to launch Uniswap v3 on the BNB Chain has passed the “temperature check” it will be put to a full governance vote.
If the proposal passes its final vote, BNB Chain will become the sixth blockchain supported by Uniswap v3, the rest being Ethereum, Polygon, Arbitrum, Optimism, and Celo. Plasma Labs noted that its proposal — which listed Celer as the preferred bridge protocol for the move — was warranted due to the large and growing user base of the network, as well as its high transaction speeds and low fees.
Data from DeFi Llama indicates that the popular DEX has more than $3.4 billion worth of various tokens, with over $2.6 billion of those tokens being on its v3 itteration. According to Plasma Labs, one of the benefits of deploying on BNB Chain was that it could attract “1-2 million new users” to the DEX, as well as at least $1 billion in additional liquidity.