Welcome to the installation instructions for Unturned.
The first thing you want to do is grab a copy of the game launcher/patcher. This program will update the game automatically when you run it and notify you of the server status. You can find the download link here: LAUNCHER
Once you have it installed extract the contents like so:
You will run that Unturned shortcut whenever you want to play the game. If the servers are offline try again soon, because it means that I am making an update and will be swapping out the installation folders.
Once the update completes it will run the game and allow you to register your account!
How to fix bugs:
"It shows up as a .ink file!"
Get the .net framework 4.5: LINK
"It says it's not a valid application!"
Run the Unturned file, not the patcherdata files.
"It's getting an XP error!"
Download and apply this XP association fix: LINK
If you still have issues with the patcher you can manually install individual updates from here: REMOVED