Servers should be back up by 7PM EST.
That's 5pm real time! (Mountain time). That's shortly after I get home from work on the Fridays that I work (like today
Sweeeeet, hope they fix whatever needed fixing... and yes it was a coding fail - however it does fall under marketing fail as well because it was a highly hyped patch update and lots of people logged back in for it, etc, and it just wasn't quite ready yet... but yes these things happen.
If a programmer ever tells you "That's an easy fix" just scoff and walk away. "Easy" problems are very rarely that when it comes to programming. Sure the fix might be just adding or removing a ; from the end of a line to make it work - but the tough part is finding it.
Stupid debugging programs.