Good news for oRvR! Mythic are implementing an additional way to lock zones, called domination. Basically if you capture all the keeps and battle objectives in a zone and then hold them, after some time it will lock the zone. You can still do the other normal victory point lock down (farming PQs, scenarios, etc), but you don't have to anymore :)
I presume if you dominate a zone and do the other stuff it will lock a zone down even faster. All told this is great news. Finally a good reason to take and hold keeps and objectives. This could lead to some really interesting battles on multiple fronts.
Bit of worry about how this will work with no lifers taking fortresses at 4am, but have to see how it works in practice.
Paul Barnett's video talking about it linked over here.