it will open around inno's opening office hours in germany. So 9am-5pm germany time. Just use google or something to check time differences ... they usually have it open in the first few hours of their office hours as well.
I wish you could disable BP by attacking someone still, that way some guy can dump a few thousand dollars into the game, instant research conquest and then conquer a guy and rim him in the same day that the world starts. He probably won't even be that far away from the core, so he can do it again the next day.