The v2021.2 release cycle started in July 2021.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2021-07-01
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-08-25
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-09-01
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-09-08
RC testing 2021-09-09..06-15
v2021.2 release 2021-09-16

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