Is It Illegal to Sell Your Fortnite Account?

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Are you one of Fortnite players? If so, you may often see other players try to sell their Fortnite account. The reasons of why they sell their account can be various. It may be because they are bored with the game. It may be because they need some money since they think that their account is worth it. Or, it can also because they want to try to scam you. This last reason is scary.

Then, you might think whether selling Fortnite account is legal or not. Okay, if you want to know whether selling Fortnite account is illegal or not, the answer is yes, it is illegal. Selling Fortnite account is prohibited. It is written in the License Agreement and also Terms of Services of Epic Games that you are able to access in Epic Games site. In the Fortnite End User License Agreement exactly in the License Conditions, it is written that you may not do or try to do the following things with respect to the Software or any of its parts: use it commercially or for a promotional aim except as Epic expressly authorizes about it; copy, distribute, display, reproduce, or use it in a way that is not expressly authorized in this agreement; sell, lease, distribute, license, rent, or otherwise transfer it; reverse engineer, derive source from, adapt, modify, decompile, translate, or disassemble it or make derivative works based on it and many more. You are able to see the complete statements in the Epic Games site.


So, from this, you are able to see that selling and buying Fortnite account is one of actions which is prohibited. You are not able to sell and buy Fortnite account. But, how about other people? So, if other people do the wrong thing, you will follow them as well? Of course, not, right? So, do not try to break the rules of Epic Games. Don’t try to follow other people who do the wrong things as well. Just obey the rules and play well.

In the Terms of Service in Epic Games, also it is stated that you may only access Fortnite through your own account. Users who do not own their accounts, and gifting or otherwise transferring of accounts or access keys is prohibited. So, make sure that you obey the rules of Epic Games and be a nice player.

If you insist on selling or buying Fortnite account, have you ever thought that someone who transact with you is a scammer? They may be a scam and they pretend to sell Fortnite account, then after you transfer some money to him, he does not give the account and even the account is nothing. So, you got scammed. Do you want to be like this? Of course not. So, once again, it is better for you to obey the rules, terms of service and everything which is made by Fortnite. If something is prohibited, make sure that you do not do that thing. Be a fair and wise player!

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