Fortnite is one of the most financially successful games of the modern era, generating more than $5.8 billion in revenue in 2021. The wide range of licensed cosmetics and unique items to buy has propelled Fortnite to incredible heights, and many of the game’s contemporaries adopted the same free-to-play model to keep up.
A way in which Fortnite earns its money through its virtual currency, V-Bucks, which can be spent on Seasonal Battle Passes, limited-time skins, and upgrade items in Fortnite Battle Royale and Save the world. While these V-Bucks can be purchased directly from the in-game store, physical gift cards are also available for retail, allowing players to grab bundles like DC’s “Last Laugh Bundle” or the “Royalty and Warriors Pack” from Marvel without entering their details online. .
This guide will show Fortnite Fans how to use their gift cards to redeem items and V-Bucks on their account on Android, Switch, PC, PlayStation and Xbox.
How to log in to Epic Games
First, gift card owners must have an Epic Games account and access to a browser. start with visit Epic Games official website. From there, loopers will need to log into the account they wish to redeem the code on; they can do it easily by by clicking on the icon at the top right and using their unique login for the platform they use.
For example, Nintendo Switch players can sign in with their Nintendo Account, and Xbox and PlayStation players can do the same.
Once the player’s account is linked, they must make sure the username matches the one they are playing with by ticking the icon at the top right again.
How to redeem V-bucks
Now, for players using V-Bucks gift cards, they will need to visit the official Fortnite page, click on their name in the top right and scroll down to “Redeem V-Bucks”. Here, click “Get Started” and scratch off the sheet to reveal the PIN code on the back of the card. Enter the code in the box, omitting the dashes, then click “Next.”
As V-Bucks are a platform-exclusive currency, not shared between consoles, players will need to select the device they want to redeem them on. Provided the details players have entered into matches with the account they are playing on, they should be able to select the correct device, as platforms without a linked account will be greyed out.
For Android, Switch and PC users, V-Bucks will now be available in their account to grab new Fortnite skins when restarting their game.
For Xbox and PlayStation users, after entering the code, they will be redirected to a page with a 12 or 25 character code which will also be sent to the user’s linked email address. They can then enter this code on Xbox or PlayStation Stores.
How to redeem exclusive skins
Unlike V-Bucks, skin packs like “The Last Laugh” come with gift cards that work exclusively on their respective platforms. As such, gamers only need to visit Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch stores to redeem the exclusive. Fortnite skins.
How to Redeem Platform Exclusive Codes on Console and PC
On Nintendo Switch, select the Nintendo eShop in the “HOME” menu and choose the account used to play Fortnite. From the left menu, select “Redeem Code” to enter the PIN and claim the goodies.
On PC, simply visit the official Epic Games website, log in and click “Redeem Code” under the username in the top right.
On PlayStation 4 and 5, visit the store to the left of the main menu and navigate to the ‘…’ icon at the top right, next to the basket. Scroll down to “Redeem Code” and enter the 15 character code provided by Epic to claim the V-Bucks or skins.
On Xbox One and Series X/S, press the “Xbox” button on the controller to open the guide and select “Store”. Next, press the “View” button to open the side menu, and scroll to “Redeem” to enter the 25 character code.
Fortnite is currently available for Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
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