Nikon announced the Nikkor Z 70-180mm f/2.8 alongside the Nikkor Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR. The Nikkor 180-600mm is available for preorder at $1,696.96 while the Nikkor Z 70-180mm f/2.8 is available for preorder at $1,246.96
Preorder the Nikkor Z 70-180 f/2.8 from Adorama here: https://howl.me/cj0CTgV1Ikx
Preorder the Nikkor 180-600 f/5.6-6.3 from Adorama here: https://howl.me/cj0CQwI4TZO
Nikon is filling the gap between high end and entry level, something Canon has not yet done.