Interesting post. I have the steam version as well but server status still shows as being down. I noticed in your screenshot server status shows being up. I wish I could start on the download like you're able to truth be told.
I hope there isn't a patch that size after the downtime... Those of us on Virgin Media (not the 50MB version) in the UK can't download more than 1.2GB on our "unlimited" connection between 4-9pm without hitting their fair use policy and having our speed dropped by 75% Sicne I share a connection with others, if the patch is that big I'll have to wait until 9pm and will not be a happy bunny.
Virgin's fault, not Cryptics. Stupid inadequate cable network.
I feel your pain.
My ISP charges $1.50 CDN after the 60GB monthly transfer limit.
Steam made me get the entire 10GB client twice a few days ago, before I could put a stop to it.
I can bet I'll be over the limit this month, and it was totally beyond my control.