Aventurine has revealed that territory control will the the main focus of the forthcoming Darkfall: Unholy Wars patch. To show what they are working towards, the team has produced a video to give players an idea of how the feature will work.
You have caught glimpses of them in our Facebook posts and our developers have shared some details about how they work. Essentially, this is the basis of the whole territory control system. All control points that can be captured (holdings, villages and sea fortresses) have an area attached to them and the clan that owns the control point is considered the owner of the area of influence around it as well. On its own, this system offers a visual element to the map so that anyone can have an overview of what and how many territories are owned by which clans. Its true potential lies in the features that are tied to it.
Read more on the Darkfall: Unholy Wars site.