The FTC is offering refunds for unwanted Fortnite purchases.



Highlights of the story

  • The FTC has announced a refund. Fortnite Players or their parents for any non-essential purchases made between January 2017 and September 2022.
  • The exact refund depends on various factors and the number of people filing claims.
  • The refund will be taken from an FTC settlement Epic Games is scheduled to settle in 2022 to settle certain allegations.
  • Of the total $520 million, $245 million is earmarked for refunds, and there are three requirements consumers must meet to qualify.

The FTC announced recently. That it will to return All Fortnite players or their parents for any unnecessary purchases between January 2017 and September 2022. A refund will be issued. Settlement That Epic Games And the FTC agreed to settle previous allegations by the government. $245 million A total of $520 million is earmarked for refunds, which will be given to compliant customers. Specific criteria.

FTC Refunds
About Fortnite Refunds – Via FTC.

In 2022, Epic Games was under fire for the allegations. by the government which he had used”Dark behaviorCheating or manipulating players into purchasing various in-game items. The company made it easy for kids as young as 13 and even toddlers to create. Unauthorized purchase, is a violation of the federal Children’s Privacy Protection Act. To make matters worse, those who disputed Fortnite accounts have been locked..

To settle the charges, Epic Games agreed to pay. $520 million$245 million of which is now being used to refund Fortnite players or their parents who were victimized. Cheating practices. The FTC has set some. Requirements that customers must fulfill to be eligible for a refund. These include:

  • You were charged in-game currency for unwanted purchases between January 2017 and September 2022.
  • Your child made in-game purchases using your credit card between January 2017 and November 2018 without your knowledge.
  • Your account was locked between January 2017 and September 2022 after you reported unwanted charges to your credit card company for playing Fortnite.
The Fortnite Shop
Fortnite Shop – November 4, 2021.

The FTC has already started. Sending emails Bringing news to millions of Fortnite players. These emails will be sent by October 19, 2023. Instructions on how File a claim. If players do not receive any emails, they can use them. Epic ID Call the administrator to file a claim (1-833-915-0880) or email [email protected] for help. Claim must be made first. January 17, 2024.

the player Under 18 They must have a parent or guardian to complete the form. The FTC has provided even more. Details and instructions on its website. Unlike before, players will have a Fortnite account. Don’t be affectedand they won’t. Lose any items They have bought. gave Refund The due date will be determined later, and will depend on several other factors, including the number of people filing claims.

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Fortnite is a free-to-play game. Epic Games which offers different modes, lots of content, and in-game items that players can buy at different prices. I was released. 2017 and is available at PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox one, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PCiOS, and Android.

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