I've noticed a change to the Files app in the most recent update to elementary OS; it now shows git file status (new, modified, staged, etc.):

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Will more git integration features be coming to the Files app? For instance, having commands like git add in the right-click context menu would be quite helpful.

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Yes, requests for other git features have already been filed at https://github.com/elementary/files/issues such as the ability to change branch. I do not think git add has been requested there yet so please do so if you wish

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