Today Bytecoin team has presented the development roadmap for the cryptocurrency. It is covered in details on Bytecoin's freshly updated website. Even though at the moment there are three upcoming releases announced, the exact launch dates are not revealed.
There is also a number of various features that are being developed and do not belong to any particular release yet.
Among those, one may find colored coins and Turing-complete scripting language for smart contracts. This work may result in substantial improvement of both CryptoNote technology and ecosystem.
The first release is scheduled for April 2015.