A publish on Reddit alleges that Epic Games has didn’t pay prize cash for a number of of their tournaments, courting again to the Summer Skirmish final yr.
According to neighborhood studies, Epic Games has didn’t pay gamers who’ve gained cash in Fortnite courting again to the Summer Skirmish.
Allegations of Epic failing to pay up have been circulating for some time, however a publish on the r/FortniteAggressive subreddit have introduced them again into the general public eye in a giant approach.
Reddit consumer Returnoftruth wrote a prolonged publish on the subreddit outlining the entire individuals who nonetheless have not acquired their winnings.
“Not solely this however gamers have been contracting Epic, Loomin, Sund0wn and have been ignored/given the run-around. This is completely unacceptable and I could not consider it till I began speaking to gamers myself,” he wrote.
The poster claims that he spoke to a number of Fortnite gamers who participated in these occasions and are nonetheless ready on cost. He additionally posted screenshots that allege the failure to pay dates again to virtually a yr in the past.
“I’ve seen the messages myself and have followed up with professional players regarding this issue as recently as today,” the poster wrote. “We really need a response from Epic Games, Loomin and SunD0wn because I’ve seen many messages where these two in particular have given players the runaround, followed by ignoring them.
“Any players I’ve listed thus far are not the most severe cases mind you. There are still other big names in the community that I have left out of this purposefully. I likely would not have involved myself if it wasn’t for Motor’s tweet. Hopefully we can get a response from Epic.”
Responding to these allegations in a timely manner was necessary here, and we saw a reply from DanDaDaDanDan a few hours after the original post hit the subreddit.
He posted a link to the procedure necessary for claiming player winnings and listed his email to ensure none of the complaints got lost in the customer service loop.
Dan also stated that he’d be doing a post mortem of the issue to assess what happened and ensure it doesn’t happen again.
Although he never directly confirmed or denied the issue of non-payment, his response suggests there is some credibility to these claims.
Until now, it’s unclear if this issue is on Epic’s end or lies with the players who haven’t gone through the proper channels to claim their winnings.
The Fortnite World Cup is right around the corner, and Epic will be handing out more money than ever. Hopefully, they can get this issue squared away before then.
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