I'm guessing the servers the game runs on is the same you hold your client download. I uninstalled so to reinstall in steam but, didn't realise you can't share the same logins. Anyway downloading again and it's tanked to 8kbps. So it's not just the fact the live server is being smashed anyone downloading the client for the first time during all this getting a seriously messing impression. Just incase you're unaware.