S2Toolz just told everyone in IRC that the new patch 0.9.0 will be released today and that S2Games are calling all the beta testers to play it tomorrow at 10pm GMT.
[16:28] <S2Toolz> After version .90 is released today all servers will be taken off line except for a few. We'll be running a test at 5pm EST (-5 GMT) Januari 10th on a box running multiple processes. If you're around please join one of the two games to help out.Patch 0.9.0 is up, check here for the change log.
[16:28] <S2Toolz>Thank you