How to change your username in Fortnite

To modify your Fortnite username, access your Epic Games account, navigate to Account Settings, and select the blue pencil icon next to your Display Name.

Enter the new username in the pop-up window, confirm the change, and you’re all set.

Enjoy increased personalization options for your character and account.

Note that you can update your username every two weeks on most platforms.

Changing your display name is straightforward on PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices.

However, PlayStation and Xbox users should utilize their platform’s account settings for the same process.

Learn how to change your Fortnite name, including details on using the Epic Games Launcher.

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How to change your name in Fortnite

To update your Fortnite name, visit the Epic Games website and adhere to these instructions:

  1. Log in to your Epic Account using the top-right option on the homepage.
  2. Navigate to ‘Account Settings’ and locate ‘Display Name’
  3. Modify it to your preference (note that you can only make changes once every two weeks).
  4. Save your changes by clicking on ‘Save Changes.

This process will update your Fortnite name on PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices.

However, PlayStation and Xbox users must alter their usernames or gamertags to display a different name within their specific platforms.

For further guidance, refer to the following links: PlayStation and Xbox.

That concludes the steps for changing your name in Fortnite.

How much does it cost to change your username in Fortnite?

Changing your Fortnite name on Xbox and PlayStation is free for the initial change, but subsequent changes cost $10 each.

You can freely alter your Fortnite name on PC and Mobile, but the allowance is once every 15 days.

For console players, the Fortnite name is typically linked to the Gamertag.

Consequently, Xbox users will incur a $10 charge for each name change.

PlayStation users with an active PlayStation Plus subscription can change their name at a discounted rate of $4.99 upon renewal, and $10 if the subscription is not renewed.

Both platforms provide a complimentary username change for each account, exempting the first change from any charges.

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