July 23, 2020 Final Ethereum 2.0 testnet specifications have been released.

The specifications for the final Ethereum 2.0 testnet before the mainnet launch of the new smart contract network, have been released. This particular testnet, named ‘Medalla’ is set to launch on August 4 and has been termed ‘official’ since it is being launched by the Ethereum Foundation. Five separate clients, Prysm, Teku, Nimbus, Lighthouse, and Loadstar will be able to participate according to Medalla’s GitHub repository, with Cortex and Trinity, two other clients, not currently supported.