Discord Feature Timeline

Doesn't include all features/fixes and is mostly desktop-focused. Keep that in mind. Click an update to go to its changelog so you can see all features added on that day! Italics mean it's not really an update, but just an important blog post.

2015 (14 updates total)

Date Feature
May 13, 2015 Discord launches!
May 22, 2015 Mobile apps released for iOS and Android
June 12, 2015 Site widget released
June 18, 2015 Voice chat now in mobile apps
June 23, 2015 FFXIV commands
June 30, 2015 Easier invite links
Jul 9, 2015 Channel mute
Jul 10, 2015 Custom keybinds
Aug 6, 2015 Dark Mode
Sep 11, 2015 Windows 10 native notifications, lots and lots of features
Oct 16, 2015 Role colors, Twitch integration
Oct 21, 2015 Compact Chat
Nov 6, 2015 Localization, hide muted channels, mobile dark themes
Dec 15, 2015 More languages, Discord Partner program, Toggle VAD
Dec 21, 2015 Unofficial Discord APIs

2016 (21 updates total)

Date Feature
Jan 22, 2016 PTB, Transfer Owner, more languages
Feb 9, 2016 Game Detection/Game Status, User Profiles
Feb 18, 2016 New bitrate options per channel, Drag n' Drop images
Mar 4, 2016 Game Overlay
Mar 8, 2016 Three Phases To Get Everyone To Uninstall Skype
Mar 18, 2016 Friends List and Better Usernames (Phase 1)
Apr 8, 2016 Emoji Picker, Official Discord API
Apr 18, 2016 @here
Apr 29, 2016 Server Nicknames, Right Click Support
May 6, 2016 /shrug, Even better voice quality
May 13, 2016 Discord turns one year old'm!!
May 19, 2016 Server sorting!
Jun 3, 2016 2-factor authentication, Brazil-based servers
Jun 23, 2016 Pinned Messages, shortened invite links
Jul 7, 2016 11 Million People on Discord!
Jul 11, 2016 Recent Mentions
Jul 28, 2016 Direct Calls & Group Chats (Phase 2), Quick Invite Links, OBS/Xsplit Stream Overlay
Aug 24, 2016 GIFV support, pin notifications, invite quick send
Sep 8, 2016 Keyboard Combos, Emoji Autocomplete, Friend Suggestions
Sep 26, 2016 User Status Switching, Custom Emotes (per server)
Oct 13, 2016 League of Legends integration, virus scanning
Nov 3, 2016 Message reactions, more bot APIs, speed boosts
Nov 22, 2016 MORE voice chat improvements, server capacity increased, new embed design
Dec 8, 2016 25 Million People on Discord!
Dec 15, 2016 Year-End Teaser
Dec 22, 2016 Google text search

2017

Date Feature
Jan 10, 2017 Linux stable version finally released
Jan 23, 2017 Discord Nitro released everywhere
Jan 31, 2017 Server message search (and filters)
Mar 30, 2017 Quick switcher + better privacy settings
Apr 27, 2017 New community guidelines, NSFW channels, upcoming report button
May 3, 2017 Audit logs and newly-designed settings menus!
May 13, 2017 Discord is now TWO YEARS OLD'M!!!!11111
Jul 21, 2017 Bots can give ban/kick reasons now, UI tweaks, invites now 24-hour by default
Aug 15, 2017 Video chat is slowly rolling out, new member greet messages, default channels no longer exist
Sep 21, 2017 CHANNEL CATEGORIES, category permissions
Oct 5, 2017 VIDEO CHAT AND SCREEN SHARE (Phase 3)!!!!!!!


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