Fortnite: how to gift skins to a friend

Want to know how to gift skins in Fortnite? It’s no secret that the number of skins in Fortnite has long exceeded several hundred. Constant collaborations, updates, and events bring hundreds of unique skins to the game, and you can get them in a variety of ways. One way to get a new skin is to purchase it from the in-game store with real money or V-Bucks. Moreover, you can please not only yourself but also your friends. Fortnite has a feature that lets you buy and gift skins to another player, and our guide will help you learn how to do that.

How to gift skins in Fortnite

First of all, we would like to clarify that you will not be able to donate a skin from your collection. No matter how you got a particular skin, if it ends up in your item collection, it will stay there forever.

If you want to gift skins in Fortnite to your friend in Fortnite or other players, here’s how you can do it:

  • Go to the in-game Item Shop tab in Fortnite.
  • Select the item, skin, emote, or item set you want to gift to another player.
  • Once on the item page, click the Buy as a Gift button.
  • Next, you need to select a recipient from your friends list. If you have a lot of friends, enter their nicknames in the Enter display name field.
  • After that, click Gift Policy at the bottom of the screen, then click Confirm.
  • After a few seconds, the player’s nickname and the gift you want to give will appear on the screen.
  • If you are sure of your decision, click on Buy a gift. The recipient will receive their gift immediately after that.


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You should also be aware of a few Fortnite features and rules for sending gifts:

  • To offer, your account must have multi-factor authentication enabled.
  • You can only send a gift to players who have been on your friend list for more than 48 hours.
  • Before you click Buy Gift in the last step, you can choose the color of the gift box. To do this, click Wrapping Options and select one of the suggested box colors.

Fortnite is available for PC on the Epic Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series X|S.

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