The FTC sued Epic Games for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Act.

Epic Games to pay $245M to settle the case

Players who were charged for unwanted items, had their children make unauthorized charges, or had their accounts locked after complaining about wrongful charges are eligible for a refund.

The amount of refund will vary depending on how many people file a claim

Claims must be filed by January 17, 2024.

How to file a claim

To file a claim, visit the FTC website and follow the instructions. Fill your details and wait for claim settlement.

What happens after you file a claim

Once you file a claim, the FTC will review it and determine if you are eligible for a refund. If you are eligible, you will receive a refund within 60 days.

Tips for avoiding scams

There are scammers who may try to take advantage of this situation. Be careful of anyone who asks you for personal information or money in exchange for a refund.

Fortnite players speak out

Fortnite players are reacting to the news of the settlement. Some are happy that they will be getting a refund.

The Future of Fortnite

The settlement is a victory for Fortnite players, but it is also a reminder that companies need to be more careful with how they collect and use children's data.

What Can Parents Do

Parents can help protect their children by talking to them about online safety and by monitoring their online activity.