Moto India confirmed already that the Moto X Play will be updated to Nougat though no exact release date was announced in June. There are rumors about Moto X Play has started receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update in the Brazil region.
It was not confirmed whether it will be rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat or straight away upgrade the Moto X Play to a higher (Android 7.1.1) version. The Moto X Play was launched back in 2015 in India at Rs. 18,499.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update has just shown up for select users in Brazil, and it will take some time to reach Moto X Play units in India. Users can manually goto Settings > About Phone > System updates to check for availability, and then if an update is available, download and install.
A Twitter user spotted the update in the Moto X Play forum, and the news was first reported by The Android Soul. Last month, the company started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to Moto Z Play smartphone.