Magento 2.4.4 version is planned to be released on March 8th, 2022. This version will support PHP 8.1 and includes a lot of benefits.
Upgrading to Magento 2.4.4 version can be challenging, therefore. Magento 2 core team has planned to release 4 monthly betas versions (2.4.4 Beta1, 2.4.4 Beta2, 2.4.4 Beta3, 2.4.4 Beta4) to help merchants and developers prepare for the upcoming upgrade of Magento 2.4.4.
These four betas versions (non-General Availability code) will help merchants and developers understand the changes involved in the codebase in order to properly prepare for the Magento 2.4.4 upgrade, five months before the General Availability (March 8th, 2022.).
Magento 2.4.4 Betas Releases Plan
Here are the Magento 2.4.4 betas version availability date:
|Magento 2.4.4 Beta 1||October 18th, 2021|
|Magento 2.4.4 Beta 2||November 22nd, 2021|
|Magento 2.4.4 Beta 3||December 14th, 2021|
|Magento 2.4.4 Beta 4||January 10th, 2022|
Magento 2.4.4 version (General Availability) will be released on March 8th, 2022.
You can get the beta codebase as soon as it's available.
You can start to prepare your site for the upcoming Magento 2.4.4 release.
If you have any questions or concerns related to Magento 2. x upgrade/patching, feel free to talk to our experts