The v2021.3 release cycle started in September 2021.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2021-09-22
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-11-10
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-11-17
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-11-24
RC testing 2021-11-25..12-01
v2021.3 release 2021-12-02

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