How to Change Your Fortnite Username on PS4

How to Change Your Fortnite Username on PS4

Do you wish to change you name on Fortnite but simply don’t know how to go about it? In this post, we have outlined how to change your name on Fortnite PS4 step by step with no step skipped. Read on for the details…..

If you are a seasoned gamer or a novice just starting out on Fortnite, sometimes you may wish to change your name on such popular gaming platforms. Though many users struggle with how to do it, the process and steps are actually very easy and straightforward. In the same breath, it’s important to note that Fortnight used to have very stringent rules regarding the name change.

However, all that has since changed, and it is now much easier to change your name on the platform. This guide aims to teach you how to change your name on the Fortnite PS4 account without having to change your gamertag.


Can Your Fortnite Display Name Be Changed on PS4?

Yes, you can change your Fortnite display name on PS4. Epic Games allows you to change your display name as often as you wish, so if you're unhappy with your current one, you can update it to something else. It is good because naming yourself something obnoxious or silly might not be the best way to make friends!

Pro Tips!!

Playing Fortnite on the Console Allows You to Change Your Gamertag

Playing Fortnite on the Console Allows You to Change Your Gamertag

Playing Fortnite on the console allows you to change your Gamertag (Xbox Live ID) for free, but you can only change your PSN ID once for free. After that, it costs to change your online ID. Remember that changing your online ID will not affect progress within games or content you have already purchased or gained.

You Can Change Your Name on Fortnite Every Two Weeks

Change Your Name on Fortnite Every Two Weeks

Every two weeks, you can change your username at no cost. This is an easy way to stand out among your fellow Fortnite players and make yourself more identifiable as an individual. Once you've done this enough times, you'll have a list of names you can cycle through every two weeks.

Your Fortnite Name Can Be Changed Countless Times – there's no Limit

Your Fortnite Name Can Be Changed Countless Times – there's no Limit

You can change your Fortnite name to any other name as many times as you want, but you'll have to wait at least two weeks before doing it again. If you created your account after the Epic Games acquisition of Psyonix (23rd May 2019), then you must have verified your email address before you can change your Epic display name.

It's Free to Change Your Fortnite Name if You're Using Epic Games Launcher

It's Free to Change Your Fortnite Name if You're Using Epic Games Launcher

Changing your Fortnite name on the Epic Games Launcher is free, but you must be online. You can't change it from the in-game menu, so you'll have to log into the launcher separately.

If you use another platform, like PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo Switch, you'll have to wait until your account has been migrated to an Epic Games account. Once that's done, and you can access your account on the Epic Games Launcher (which is required for chapter 2), you'll be able to change your name for free at a later date.


How to Change Your Name on Fortnite on PS4

To change your Fortnite name, you'll need to make sure you're using the Epic Games Launcher. It's a free download from Epic Games if you haven't already installed it. It's also possible to link your PS4 or Xbox One account with an Epic Games account and vice versa, so don't worry if you are currently playing on a console.

Once you have the Epic Games Launcher installed and have logged in, head to the little cog icon at the top right of the screen. Clicking on this will open settings to choose whether to sign out or change account settings.

Select ‘Account Settings' and select ‘change username.' You will then have the option to change your username for free.


FAQ 

Q. How Much Does it Cost to Change Your Display Name in Fortnite?

The cost of changing your display name will vary depending on how many times you've recently changed it. The more times that you've recently changed your name, the more V-Bucks it will cost to change it again.

Q. How Do You Win in Fortnite?

To win in Fortnite, you must be the last player or team standing when all other players die. You eliminate opponents by shooting them with guns, grenades, weapons, and explosives. You can also win by building the best constructions.

Q. Can You Download Fortnite?

You can download Fortnite on PC, Mac, Android, and iOS devices. The game is available for free on these and other platforms through the official website, where you will also find a list of requirements for each platform.

Q. How Do You Tame a Boar in Fortnite?

To tame a boar in Fortnite, you need some fresh fruit. You can find this by jumping into any of the tamable locations on the map below and looking for trees with purple fruit hanging from them.

Once you've got some fruit, approach a boar and throw an item at them (we found throwing an apple at them works best). If that doesn't work, throw another one until it does, then follow it around, throwing fruit until it successfully tames.


Bottom Line

PS4 cross-play is a reality now, allowing you to use your Epic Games account to play on any platform. That includes mobile devices, so long as you have the proper cross-play exploit. You can do this by changing your name on Fortnite PS4.

Written by Jason Striegel

C/C++, Java, Python, Linux developer for 18 years, A-Tech enthusiast love to share some useful tech hacks.