How to Delete your Fortnite Account

Tired of playing Fortnite or want to begin everything from the start? There could be countless reasons for deleting a Fortnite account. Deleting a Fortnite account isn’t so simple as you may have thought. The reason is there isn’t any way to only delete a Fortnite account. If you really want to erase it, then you will have to delete your Epic Games account. Fortnite uses the Epic Game account to create a profile, saving games, storing purchases, backing up user’s progress, moving data across platforms, and more. Along with powering the Fortnite, the Epic Games account is also used to make purchases for the game from Epic Games store. Therefore, to delete your Fortnite account, you need to delete the Epic Games account associated with it. Here is how to delete your Fortnite account.

Tip: If you’re deleting the account just to get rid of playing Fortnite. There is another way, simply remove it from your devices, including PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, computer or whatever. In the future, if you ever want to get your game back, then you can get it easily by logging in with your account as well as from where you’d left it. If you don’t want to regret later, then simply uninstall the game.

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Source:- How to Delete your Fortnite Account

Steps to delete Fortnite (or Epic Games) account

Earlier deleting an Epic Games account was a long process. Users had to send an email to the company and ask them to delete their accounts and data. But, thankfully now you don’t need to go through that long procedure or send an email to the company. You can now visit the Epic Games website and opt to delete your account. Here is how.

  • Launch a browser on any of your preferred devices and go to ‘https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/.’
  • Home page of Epic Games website will open on your display, select Sign in option from the upper right side. If an account is already logged in, then make sure to verify it.
  • Enter Sign-in details of the Epic Games account you want to delete.
  • After verifying or signing in with the correct account put the mouse cursor on your username at the top right corner of the opened page. Doing so opens a dropdown menu.
  • Click on ‘Account.’ This will open the Account settings page of Epic Games.
  • Scroll to the end of the page.
  • Click on ‘Request Account Delete’ under the Delete Account heading.

Note: Once an Epic Games account will be deleted, you will not be able to recover at any cost in the future. Deleting it removes the account as well as erases the data from the linked games.

  • Epic Games will now send a confirmation email to the email address registered to your account. This email consists of a six-digit code that needs to be entered to proceed with the deletion process.
  • Open a new tap or use a different device to open the email and see the code.
  • Go back to the tab Epic Games website is opened, and provide the code into the Enter Security Code dialog box.
  • And click on ‘Confirm Delete Request.’
  • Click ‘Done’ on the confirmation message dialog.

Your request for deleting your Epic Games account has been submitted which may take around two weeks to remove your account and erase all your data entirely from Epic Games. So, this is the only way to delete your Fortnite account.

JEANNE E. WINFIELD arrived on the cybersecurity scene in the early 2000s when viruses and malware were still new and slowly evolving. Her longtime affair with writing with an interest in the cybersecurity industry, combined with her IT degree, has contributed to experience several aspects of the security suite industry such as blogging at norton.com/setup.

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