Here we go! Finally a release date has been set for Minecraft 1.8! September 2nd!
And if you can't wait that long, Minecraft v1.8 Pre-Release is now out to try on your server hosting! Just hop over to our control panel to install.
*This is a Pre-Release* from Mojang.
If upgrading, Make sure you copy your world before making the upgrade.
More information about the release can be found here