Despite the number change, it might not be a shocking revolution as the Blender 2.80 release was with its User Interface redesign and introduction of real-time renderer EEVEE. Not being revolutionary is probably not a bad thing at all in this case. The new features are big and impactful yet they feel like a natural extension of what is already good.
This short video demonstrates the 3 new major features coming to the latest release of Blender. Blender 3.0 is a huge step forward.