How to Link your Epic Games Account at epicgames.com/activate

Have you ever wanted to access your Epic Games purchases and achievements across platforms? By linking your Epic Games account, you can enable cross-play, cross-progression, and cross-purchasing between your gaming devices.

This guide will walk you through the quick and easy process to link your account in just a few minutes. Whether you’re a Fortnite fanatic or just starting with Epic Games, read on to unlock a seamless gaming experience.

Create an Epic Games Account

Before linking your gaming platform, you’ll need an Epic Games account. Here’s how to set one up if you don’t have one already:

  1. Go to www.epicgames.com and click Sign In.
  2. Select Sign Up and choose to create an account with your email or by linking to an existing Facebook, Google, Xbox Live, Nintendo or PlayStation login.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete sign-up.

Once your account is ready, you can activate your gaming device.

Link Your Console or PC

Linking to each gaming platform is straightforward, just launch the Epic Games title on your device and select “Link Account” when prompted.

An 8-digit activation code will appear – write this down.

Next:

  1. On a mobile device or computer, visit epicgames.com/activate.
  2. Enter the code and select Continue.
  3. Sign in to your Epic Games account.
  4. Follow the success message on screen.

Once complete, your gaming profiles will be united for a seamless experience!

Xbox

To enable Xbox and Epic Games cross-features:

Xbox Store > Fortnite > Link Epic Games Account

PlayStation

Combine your PlayStation Network and Epic games accounts to carry over progression across PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and other platforms:

PlayStation Store > Fortnite > Link Account

Nintendo Switch

Connect your Nintendo Switch to access Epic Games titles like Fortnite while linking previous purchases and achievements:

Nintendo Store > Fortnite > Link Account

Unlink Your Gaming Platform

If you ever want to disconnect your console or PC from your Epic Games profile:

  1. Log into your Epic Games account online
  2. Verify your email
  3. Go to Connected Accounts
  4. Select Disconnect below your gaming platform

Just know this will erase progression data, purchases etc. so only unlink if really necessary!

Top Epic Games Titles

Here are some of the most popular cross-platform Epic Games worth trying:

  • Fortnite
  • Rocket League
  • God of War
  • Dauntless
  • Chivalry
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Warframe

So what are you waiting for? Link up for a legendary cross-platform experience now!

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