The v2020.5 release cycle started in December 2020.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2021-03-18
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-05-19
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-05-26
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-06-02
RC testing 2021-06-03..06-09
v2020.5 release 2021-06-10

If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. This would delay the release, which would be reflected on this page.

See also