Originally Posted by Aametherar
Kinda is, except multiplayer style with factions tweaks perks and progression. I could see it being a major expansion adding a game mode, but only if there's a large enough player base to safely add a new mode without splitting the player base up too much killing the game.
Again, I doubt traditional ladder will attract many people compared to MMORTS mode, and the number of territories can just be changed to represent the interest. Since persistence is already present this is actually really simple to add and balance, and not terribly difficult to code either.