- Game progress and game purchases are stored through your Epic Games account, so when disconnected you will lose access to that data from your console.
- Once disconnected, you cannot add a different console of the same type to your Epic Games account.
- If you sign in to your Epic Games account using a console or platform that was disconnected, a brand new Epic Games account will automatically be created, with no game progression.
Through Epic Games, you can connect several different accounts to your Epic Games account, such as Facebook, Steam, Twitch, Xbox, PSN, and Nintendo. Epic Games try to discourage customers from disconnecting their accounts for a variety of reasons. Sometimes issues can arise between these connections or you may just want to start Fornite from scratch, so today, we are going to show you how to unlink an Epic Games account.
Three Reasons You May Not Want To Unlink Your Epic Games Account
How To Unlink Epic Games Account
Sign in to Epic Games, hover the mouse over your account name in the top right corner, and click “Account”
Now click on the “Connections” tab located on the left and then click the “Accounts” tab in connections
Click “Disconnect” from your chosen account and you will be shown a warning message asking you to confirm. If you are happy to proceed, click “Unlink” and you are done!
Whether you linked the wrong account, want to start Fortnite from scratch, or have a new Xbox, PSN, or Nintendo Switch account, you now know how to unlink an Epic Games account. The process is very straightforward but don’t forget, you will lose data for any unlinked accounts going forward.