Wed. 5th April, 2017
TYPO3 CMS version 8 LTS is now available. The release features major speed improvements and easier workflows for everyday tasks. The TYPO3 CMS core team will support this Long-Term Support version for three years. Built on PHP version 7, the CMS version delivers a great increase in speed compared to previous versions. PHP 7 is on average twice as fast as PHP 5.6.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://new.typo3.org/article/typo3-cms-8-lts-now-available/