Epic Games: Its an American video game and software development corporation that is based in Cary, North Carolina. The game was founded by Tim Sweeney in the year 1991. It is mainly known for creating a well-known battle royale game known as the “Fortnite”. They are also known for their horrible support features as well as their terrible customer service.
Epic Games Store
The epic games store was launched in December 2018 as a standalone launcher and a website that was required to download and play game. It is a digital video game storefront for both mac OS and Microsoft windows being operated by Epic Games.
The storefront gives room for friends list management, basic catalog, matchmaking as well as other features. However, the Epic Game is making plans of expanding the feature set of the storefront.
Unfortunately, it isn’t planning on adding as many features as those of the other digital distribution platform. Including discussion boards or user reviews rather than using existing social media platforms to support it.
Epic Games Fortnite
Fortnite is an online video game that was released in the year 2017. This game was developed by Epic. Fortnite is a popular battle royale game on the market. Here, players can join in for fun and play games using their console, home computers, and even their smartphones.
Although, the only way you can play the Fortnite on your PC is through the Epic Games Store. Setting up the Fortnite is very easy. All you need to do is to create an Epic Games account. You should know that before you create an Epic Games account, you will have to download the Epic Games Store client, and also install Fortnite.
Wondering how you can download, install the Epic Games and also create an account? Do not worry, because, in this article, I will be showing you all that.
How to activate a Game in Epic Games Launcher.
- To activate a Game in Epic Games Launcher, you will have to first download and install the EpicGame Launcher. You can visit “https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/download” to download and install the Epic Game.
- Next is to start up the Epic Game Launcher and log in to your account in EpicGames.
- Then you click on your profile name. It is located on the bottom left of the launcher.
- Lastly, click on “Redeem code”.
An Epic account is a unique ID that is being assigned to your Epic Game account when you are creating your account. Note that your Epic Account IDs can not be changed and they also can not be displayed to other users, unlike your account display name.
How to create an account
- To create an account on Epic Games, go to (https://www.epicgames.com/id/register/). Then follow the rest onscreen instructions.
How to download the Epic Games launcher.
- Go to any Epic Game product site. Just like Unreal Engine site or Fortnite homepage.
- Next is to click on “Download”. It is located in the upper right corner of your screen.
- Then sign in with your existing account. If you do not have an account, you have to create an Epic account.
Tip: If you wish to use your first-party account credentials or console, there are still other additional logs in options.
- After you sign in to your account, the installer file for the launcher will automatically begin to download. But if it doesn’t download, simply tap the button that matches your own platform so as to begin the download manually.
Why is my Epic Game launcher not working? | What to do.
- First, you make sure that the Epic Game Launcher is closed. You can do this by checking in the Task Manager.
- Then you delete the web cache by navigating to C drive > Users > Your Username > AppData > Local > Epic Games.
- Also, delete the contents of the cache folder. If after trying this, it still doesn’t work, then you have to reinstall the launcher.
Epic Games 2FA.
2FA simply means “Two-Factor Authentication”. And the two-factor authentication enables you to request a code from your device before having to login which makes it very difficult for other people to have access to your account.
How to enable two-factor authentication.
- Visit the “Account” page.
- Next is to click on the “Password & Security” tab.
- Then click on the “2FA” option you wish to enable. The option includes: ENABLE AUTHENTICATOR APP, ENABLE SMS AUTHENTICATION, or ENABLE EMAIL AUTHENTICATION. You will find this under the “TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION” header.