Promotional codes

How to redeem codes in Fortnite

Trying to figure out how to redeem codes in Fortnite? Fortnite includes codes of all varieties. Some codes are linked to exclusive promotional skins like Stealth Reflex or Eon. Other codes are provided by Epic Games and can be redeemed on a first-come, first-served basis. And then there are V-Bucks gift card codes to indulge your spending habits. So if you happen to have a few codes, this guide will teach you how to redeem codes in Fortnite.

How to redeem codes in Fortnite

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To redeem codes for in-game items in Fortniteno matter what platform you play on, follow the steps below:

  1. Open your internet browser
  2. Go to
  3. Log in to your Epic Games account
  4. Enter the Fortnite code and click “Redeem”
  5. Finally, review the details and tap “Activate”

If successful, you will receive a message that the code has been redeemed.

How to Redeem V-Bucks Gift Card Codes in Fortnite

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If it is a V-Bucks gift card, the redemption process is separate from others Fortnite codes. Follow the instructions below to redeem a code for V-Bucks:

  1. Visit
  2. Log in to your Epic Games account
  3. Select “V-Bucks Card” from the drop-down bar under your name in the upper right corner
  4. Click “Get Started” to begin the redemption process
  5. Enter the PIN code of your Fortnite V-Bucks card without dashes
  6. Click Next’
  7. Choose the platform on which you want to redeem the V-Bucks card and press “Next”
  8. Review the details, making sure the Epic account, device, and new balance are all correct, then select “Confirm”.

If you chose to redeem your V-Bucks on PC, Mobile, or Nintendo Switch, your V-Bucks will be waiting for you the next time you launch Fortnite.

However, if you chose Xbox or PlayStation, you received another code which you now need to enter into your Microsoft or Sony account.

How to Redeem V-Bucks Gift Card Codes in Fortnite on Xbox and PlayStation

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After clicking on ‘Confirm’, Fortnite players who have selected Xbox or PlayStation as their platform of choice will receive a 12 or 25 character code to redeem on Microsoft or Sony’s websites. You will notice instructions and a direct link to the third-party site. Make sure the Microsoft or Sony account you sign in to for this step is linked to your Epic Games account.

Xbox users can also turn on their Xbox and follow these steps:

  1. Press the ‘Xbox’ button to open the guide, then select ‘Store’
  2. Tap the “View” button to open the side menu, then select “Trade”
  3. Enter the Fortnite V-Bucks code, select “Next” and follow the instructions

Similarly, PlayStation users can start their console and perform the following actions:

  1. Open the PlayStation Store and click on your avatar at the top of the screen
  2. Select “Redeem Codes” from the drop-down menu
  3. Enter the Fortnite V-Bucks code and select “Redeem”

With this you have everything you need to redeem codes in Fortnite. Whether you got your hands on an exclusive promotional skin, a freebie from Epic Games, or a V-Bucks gift card, follow the instructions above to redeem your codes and unlock your in-game goodies.

A lot of Fortnite’s rarest skins come from codes.