You become a survivor in the zombie infested ruins of society, and team up with your friends to remain among the living.
User reviews: Very Positive (139,410 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 7, 2014

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“More things are constantly being added and the experience will change over time. It's less beta testing at this point and more expanding on the game, although bugs and glitches are inevitable.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Most likely for several months, but it will depend on what the community thinks.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The current final release goal is to improve graphics, upgrade networking functionality, create more content and provide full Windows, OSX and Linux support.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is completely playable with hours and hours of content to explore.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“It will remain free, but the abilities provided by Gold may change. Nothing that will make the game pay to win, however.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Throughout all of the development so far popularly recommended ideas have been added to the game. This will continue through the Steam release with the forums. The Steam Workshop could also be integrated to allow the community to create their own content. Polls are widely used to gauge community interest in various ideas.”
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July 24 Patch Notes


  • Tweaked zombies to scale randomly a little so that their heads do not line up so much.
  • Tweaked maximum safezone size 4x larger.
  • Fixed clothing models using wrong shader.
  • Fixed items-only curated workshop alert.
  • Fixed camera orbit to reset when entering first person.
  • Fixed swapping to camera while in first person.
  • Fixed crosshair size when swapping to third person after starting aiming in first person.
  • Fixed field of view when changing perspective while aiming.
Updates for the most part will now be coming out on Fridays (voted for here) to avoid downtime and help server owners by not worrying about getting the patches at crazy times.

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July 21 Update Notes


  • Added ability to click clothing headers to take them off.
    The same applies to the hands which dequip items or storage to close the dashboard.
  • Added hat/mask/glasses headers to the inventory screen.
  • Added rudimenterary functionality to horde levels.
    (You can start creating them, ideally small with one navigation area.)
  • Added quality percentage label to item jars in inventory.
  • Added quality/amount information to item pickup hint.
  • Improved full moon zombie alert detection.
  • Tweaked inventory header font size larger.
  • Tweaked workshop to allow curated items.
  • Fixed nightvision to only apply in 1st person.
  • Fixed dequipping when equipping.
  • Fixed spawning hats with >100 quality.
  • Fixed barricade (bed, door, storage) owner in singleplayer.
The curated Workshop is now available for cosmetic items to be uploaded. This can be swapped to by changing "ready-to-use" in the submit tab to "curated". Right now the focus is on clothing as in shirts, hats, masks, etc.

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About This Game

Unturned is a sandbox game in the emerging multiplayer apocalypse survival genre. Rather than focusing on being an MMO it provides players with easy systems to sit down and survive the zombie infestation with their friends. Over the course of a typical adventure, groups will have a blast fortifying locations, scavenging for supplies, trying to live off the land and negotiating with other people. The game is being developed entirely with the community in focus, and tons of features are based entirely on feedback:

Players can build massive forts out of structural building blocks, or build onto smaller buildings in the world with barricades. It is also possible to create traps and intricate electronic systems. More options for building are constantly being added based on what the community requests.

It is entirely possible to live off the wilderness by harvesting resources, fishing, growing crops and hunting animals down. What sort of survival stuff is added is entirely decided by the community.

The game goes where the community wants it to. The initial release map is set on the lovely Prince Edward Island, but over the next few months many more locations will arrive for players to explore depending on what the community wants to see. Currently the island has plenty of interesting locations to discover and loot.

Players can choose to enter player versus player servers and battle other players to steal their gear. Banditry is highly supported with plenty of weapons and sneaky devices.

Players can join player versus environment servers to team up with other people, and easily create clans to play with their pals.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7 32-bit
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • OS: Leopard 32-bit
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Yosemite 64-bit
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 32-bit
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 64-bit
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
220 of 239 people (92%) found this review helpful
26 people found this review funny
25.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
Early Access Review
Unturned is DayZ for poor people like me.
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432 of 515 people (84%) found this review helpful
36 people found this review funny
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
Early Access Review
Unturned Gameplay Guide

1. Join game.
2. Get killed by 9-yr.-old Pewdiepie fanchild.
3. Endure endless screaming/mic-spam.
4. Turn off computer.
5. Drink to forget.

10/10 would rethink life choices again
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262 of 300 people (87%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
70.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
Early Access Review
Most negative reviews are people complaining about so many 8 year olds playing this.

Solution: Get friends who aren't 8 year olds.
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242 of 280 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
153.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Early Access Review
The game itself is fantastic. The community on the other hand is garbage. Only servers without admins are playable. The admins for this game are almost universally children who are sore losers and will spawn themselves items and teleport to you if you kill them. This is a DayZ style game, dying is part of it. But losing everything you've spent hours getting to somebody who simply outplayed you is expected. However, an admin should be playing the most legitimately. This is simply not the case. They will teleport behind you and blast you in the back of the head with a shotgun. They are the most corrupt players I have encountered. And I am including hackers. Hackers in this game are more fun to play against than an admin. Even if you follow all the rules, if the admin doesn't like you for whatever reason. You are going to die. Servers with admins are like having to walk on eggshells. Every person you see could be an admin, and god forbid you kill an admin. Ten seconds later all you will hear is a "Blam" now you're dead. Why? Because people in administrative positions in this game are nothing more than squeaking children. Or manchildren who cannot stand to lose. And this abuse of power will usually be followed by degenerate badmouthing.

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222 of 305 people (73%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Early Access Review
Day 1 : I Alive and Naked
: Run around like a Chicken
: I found a person, he looks alive, I should go near and talk to him.
: He Ate me, I died.
Day 2 : I Alive and Naked Again
: I found a town, full of people
: I steal everything, this game teach me how to break someone`s house.
: I found another person, he seems he wanna have a hug
: I use Axe and he died, I`m a Murderer, I should commit my own sins.
: Press suicide button, I died by my own hand. My Friend dissapointed me.
: I don`t have friend, is Zombie is my Friend?
Day 3 : I Alive and Naked again and again
: I found a Car, rideable.
: I ride the car with 64% oil, this game teach me how to get a License Driver.
: I see a person and I accidentally Hit-And-Run
: He Died, I should commit my sin again.
: I destroy my car until explode, including me. I died.
Day 4 : I`m in a middle of Sea
: Swim until I saw a Seaport
: I found a gun, and an ammo.
: I saw another person who make a cruel face, I should shoot him Accurately.
: I wasted 6 Bullets for aiming this person. I am a wasteful person. I don`t deserve to live here.
: I forcefully eating a molded potato because I don`t have any food left. And I am Sick.
: I died by sickness.

I happy that I am a good boy.

What i am trying to say is this game is fun.
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