Have you ever received emails about someone trying to break into your Epic account? With Fortnite being so popular, it’s a pretty common occurrence for a lot of players, especially those that signed in once or twice to try the game and never touch their account again. Epic really wants you to enable two-factor authentication to help combat this, but not a lot of people are willing to undergo the extra hassle.
So Epic is seemingly going to give people an exclusive emote for locking their account doors. The news was found by a Fortnite news Twitter account that finds new updates to the game.
— Fortnite Battle Royale News (@FortniteBR) August 23, 2018
For people who don’t know, two-factor authentication, or 2FA, makes it so a personal account or device gets checked and verified after trying to login. That might be the email account account associated or a text message to your phone to verify the person logging in is you.
If you like styling on people with emotes or just having things other people don’t have, it looks like there will be an option for you in the future while securing your account.
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Epic Trying To Encourage Two-Factor Authentication In Fortnite With Exclusive Emote