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Do Kwon, founder of Terra and Terraform Labs, made some important announcements regarding the future of the Terra ecosystem and its tokens in a Twitter Space hosted by Udi Wertheimer. One of these announcements has to do with the inclusion of new token mechanics that take into consideration some form of bitcoin in the Terra ecosystem. In this regard, Kwon announced Terra is working toward bringing a form of tokenized bitcoin to the Terra blockchain in the most decentralized form possible.
Kwon also explained that with the inclusion of bitcoin, UST would become a hybrid stablecoin, allowing users to exchange $1 worth of UST for $0.99 worth of BTC. This would effectively allow users to redeem BTC by using UST for a premium of 1%, almost in the same way that LUNA is being used right now. Kwon clarified that these mechanics will be explained in the near future in a more detailed way.
When asked about why Terra chose bitcoin as a reserve asset, Kwon stated: