How do I upgrade a console account to a full Epic Games account?
Why should I upgrade a console account to have a full Epic Games
Upgrading to a full Epic Games Account means that all your progress and saved
data (e.g. the content of your locker and gameplay progression) can be brought
with you if you play on a new platform and/or on multiple platforms. For
example, if you have been playing on one Console, but would now like to play
on PC, you will need to upgrade your Console account in order to bring your
Console progression to PC.
This article will explain to you how to upgrade a Console account to a full
Epic Games Account. If you already have an Epic Games Account that you would
like to link with your console account, please follow the
account linking instructions.
How to upgrade a console account to a full Epic Games Account
NOTE: You may need to enable pop-up windows on your browser.
www.epicgames.com, look in the top right corner, and make sure you’re signed out.
Click on SIGN IN in the top right section of the screen.
Click the icon for the console/platform that you currently play on and want
to connect to an Epic Games Account.
You will be taken to the website of that console/platform to sign into
your account there (i.e. if you select Playstation you will be taken to
the Playstation account to sign in using your Playstation account
When you sign in successfully, you will be returned to the Epic Games
website and you will see a page similar to what is shown below:
IMPORTANT: If you do NOT see the page shown above,
then you do not have any Fortnite progression on this account. Please check
that you are logging in with the platform/console username and password of
the account that you use to play Fortnite on.
Complete all required fields. IMPORTANT: The email you
use must not already be registered to another Epic Games Account and must be
a valid email that only you have access to.
Read the terms of service and then check the box:
I have read and agree to the terms of service.
Click SAVE CHANGES.
Your console/platform should now have a fully functional Epic Games Account
associated with it. If you want to play on additional consoles/platforms and
keep your progression, please follow the instructions for