19 Nov 2021 [dev]

Monero hard-fork v15 planned for early Spring 2022

The next Monero hard-fork (version 15)1 for release v0.18.02 is planned for early Spring 20223:

[..] the tentative plan would be an early Spring hard-fork, i.e. February or March of 2022.

It is worth noting that both Triptych and Seraphis are off the table for this network upgrade.

Primary features included

Potential features

Before the HF happens, there are a number of items that have to be completed first (RELEASE_CHECKLIST11): a security audit, code audit, Ledger/Trezor integration, send notifications to wallets, exchanges, mining pools and 3rd party payment processors and post release announcements.

  1. https://github.com/monero-project/monero#scheduled-software-upgrades 

  2. https://github.com/monero-project/meta/issues/623 

  3. https://github.com/monero-project/meta/issues/630 

  4. https://github.com/monero-project/research-lab/issues/79 

  5. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pull/8061 

  6. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pull/7819 

  7. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pull/7170 

  8. https://github.com/monero-project/research-lab/issues/88 

  9. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pull/7877 

  10. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pull/7760 

  11. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/blob/master/docs/RELEASE_CHECKLIST.md