they have demonstrated already that they can keep the fiat zombie alive indefinitely, I dont expect a huge collapse at all, what we are seeing is an accelerated degradation of the standard of living and that has been ongoing since the 60s and officially admitted with the closing of the gold window in 71.
I hope people will switch to bitcoin en masse and force major governments to comply but it seems to be more likely there will be two very distinct classes of people, those who continue to take the entitlements from the state- and grow ever more dependent on them... and those (with bitcoin) who do not.