The ASP.NET team has released a first public preview of the ASP.NET MVC Version 2 and it can be downloaded here. For the quick overview of the new features including

  • Areas Support
  • DataAnnotation Validation Support
  • jQuery Validation Plugin (coming later)
  • Strongly Typed UI Helpers
  • UI Templating Support
  • Binary Data Bindings,
  • … and others

I would definitely recommend you to check out Scott Guthrie’s post on the topic.