The next Open edX software version, called Cypress, will be released between July 15th and 20th. This release will contain changes in social profile, 3rd party auth and single sign on, among other features.
The first Release Candidate version will appear on June 26th. EdX plans for two weeks for testing and documentation.
Sarina Canelake, Open Source Manager at edX, has explained the process on a post on Google’s edX forum.