Timeline for Upcoming .NET Releases

.NET 5, a unification of current primary .NET offerings, will arrive in 2020. Release dates of recent and upcoming .NET offerings are shown here.

.NET Core 3.0, which arrives before .NET 5, will add client user interface APIs that have not previously been offered in .NET Core. .NET Core 3.1 will be a long-term support (LTS) release, which is supported for three years after general availability. Major updates are planned to arrive annually in November for subsequent years, and even-numbered versions will be LTS releases.

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