How to Refund Fortnite Skins (2024)

In Short
  • Fortnite offers refunds for Item Shop purchases with Return Tickets if you buy a skin you don't love or accidentally equip one.
  • To return an item using a Return Ticket, you must do so within 30 days of purchase.
  • Choose the item wisely; you get only three return tickets to use, and one gets added yearly.

Fortnite is one of the only titles where good cosmetics meet a solid game experience. So it’s not exactly surprising when gamers worldwide look for the best Fortnite skins. However, like every other purchase in life, you might be prone to getting buyer’s remorse. While you can cancel a purchase within 24 hours, you’re stuck once you have equipped it. If you find yourself stuck with an outfit and want to learn how to refund Fortnite skins, keep reading as we show you how!

How to Refund Fortnite Skins

Note: You can only return items purchased in the last 30 days. There’s a limit of 3 return tickets on your account. The good news is that you get one more every year, as long as you are under the limit.

Thankfully, it’s very easy to refund your Fortnite skins. Follow the steps below to do so:

  • Launch Fortnite and open the Main menu.
  • Select three lines and click on “Support & Refunds.”
  • Click the “Return or Cancel Purchase” option.
  • Find the item you want to return and click “Use Return Ticket.”
  • To confirm, hold “Yes,” and you will receive your Vbucks.
  • Fortnite Menu
  • Refund Menu
  • Use return ticket option to refund skin
  • Confirm refund in Fortnite

Fortnite Refund Eligible Items

While refunding skins in Fortnite is easy, not every item in the game is eligible. Here are all the list of items you can apply a refund for in Fortnite:

  • Emotes
  • Gliders
  • Harvesting Tools
  • Back Bling
  • Outfits

In addition, the items below are ineligible for a refund. Memorize the list and make sure you don’t try to refund the items below:

  • Battle Pass
  • Battle Pass Tiers
  • Starter Pack
  • Founder’s Pack
  • Founder’s Pack Upgrades
  • Loot Llamas (Save the World)
  • Event and Weekly Items (Save the World)

Thankfully, you can cancel Fortnite Crew subscription. However, that does not fall under Epic Games’ refund criteria.

How to Refund a Fortnite Skin Without Tickets

Unfortunately, you cannot officially refund a skin without tickets. While purchasing a skin, you can cancel it immediately, and you will not use any of your tickets from the refund bank. However, once the purchase is successful, you must use the steps mentioned to get your Vbucks back. If you purchase items from other stores outside Epic Games, you must follow the store-specific guidelines to get a refund.

That’s how you can refund Fortnite skins. While the process is easy, do remember the items you cannot return to stay on the safer side. Have you tried the refund method yet? Tell us which skin you returned in the comments below.

Can I get a refund for a purchase made on the console or mobile store?

Yes and no. It depends on the store you use to purchase an item in Fortnite. If the store supports a refund, you can apply for it.

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