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Future releases


Please note that the feature sets and schedules of future releases are always subject to change, and although we will try to keep this page up to date, it may not reflect our latest plans at all times.

  • EF Core 3.1: This release is under active delopment, will contain small peformance, quality and stability improvements over 3.0, is planned as a long-term support (LTS) release, and is currently scheduled for December 2019.
  • EF Core 5.0: This will be the next major release of EF Core that will ship alongside .NET 5. The planning for this release hasn't started yet and no features have been announced.

For more details on how we plan future releases like 3.0 and beyond, see the EF Core Roadmap.

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