Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update first has already started. Motorola has already updated it's software support page with the list of its devices that will officially get the update.
Recently Motorola updated the Moto Z2 Force on Verizon and Moto X4 on Project Fi to Android 8.0 Oreo. Now it seems that Motorola is sending out Android Oreo Soak Test invitations to the Moto Z Play users enrolled for Motorola Feedback Network. The first Android 8.0 Oreo Beta may hit Moto Z Play users within 48 hours.
Apart from the Android 8.0 Oreo Goodies including new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update.
The Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto Smartphones may bring new Moto Key application that let's you securely save passwords, Moto Alexa, and new Moto Live Stream.