Aventurine SA is about to release the second major expansion for Darkfall. Conquer the Seas will be released in December and you can read all the details here.

"Conquer the Seas" Expansion - December 2009

"Conquer the Seas" is Darkfall’s second major free expansion, the largest one ever. In this expansion the seas come alive with epic objectives, floating villages with player owned housing , the siege mechanics completely overhauled, characters with more specialization, racial differentiation, monsters completely reworked, player owned vendors together with hundreds of new features introduced, and thousands of improvements, and fixes implemented. This expansion represents a massive undertaking by the Darkfall developers and months of player feedback leading to the best Darkfall ever, and this is just the beginning.