Those who wish to get an Empires 2.0 server operational before the client is released may now do so. This is only for those who wish to run a dedicated server. The install file is a single zip file which supports both Windows and Linux. Extract it to your srcds directory, and it will create a new "empires" directory with everything you need.
For everyone else, here are three new screen shots to hold you over to Friday when the client will be released: