Phil VK8VWA reports that there is a new mode out called FT4. It’s currently beta release. It’s a contesting version of FT8 with a 6 second T/R sequence. It will be interesting to see if it overtakes FT8.
More info can be found here. Also, See Joe Taylor (K1JT) chatting about FT8 and the new FT4 in the clip below.