Fortnite players unfairly banned get 2,000 V-Bucks

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:22 GMT

Epic Games has apologised to Fortnite players it mistakenly banned by giving each of them 2,000 V-Bucks.

These Fortnite players shouldn’t have been banned, of course, but once Epic Games caught it, the developer reinstated their accounts, and gave everyone 2,000 V-Bucks.

It’s not yet clear if Epic was made aware of the wrongful bans through support tickets, or if it detected them on its own. 2,000 V-Bucks is equal to $20, which is not an insignificant amount of money.

One of the most popular posts on the game’s subReddit this week is by a player who got unfairly banned, posting about how happy they were to see their account reinstated and getting the free V-Bucks.

“We incorrectly banned your account. We’re sorry and will be granting V-Bucks to your account to compensate for the error,” Epic said in the messages received by players.

In other Fortnite news, this week’s patch v6.30 has added a four-way teleporter to the bunker underneath Wailing Woods.

And, like clockwork, Fortnite’s Week 8 challenges have leaked.

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