Just a few days ago the third of six milestones on the road to openSUSE 12.1 has been made available for testing before it goes to final release November 11th, 2011.
Main changes to this milestone
The third milestone has a huge number of changes and improvements on top of the latest openSUSE release. And many packages have been updated or upgraded. You can check the latest package versions on this page. What are the major changes?
many smaller updates to KDE and GNOME applications and desktops
rest here