The v2020.6 release cycle started in June 2021.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2021-06-17
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-08-18
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-08-25
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-09-01
RC testing 2021-09-02..06-08
v2020.6 release 2021-09-09

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