The new Sony a9 firmware update version 6.0 will be released and available for download in September, 2019. The upcoming firmware version 6.0 add Real-time Eye AF for Animals and Interval Shooting for Time Lapse for Sony a9.
The α9 Just Keeps Getting Better: Firmware 6.0 Coming Soon
Not only are there all these announcements for APS-C, Sony is again updating its flagship a9 with new features. Firmware version 6.0 is due out in September, and will add Real-time Eye AF for Animals and Interval Shooting for Time Lapse. Both features are notable and it is very important to see that Sony is supporting its existing lineup of cameras, effectively making them a new camera with continuous firmware updates. Stay tuned for more information on this when it becomes available.