How To Activate Epic Game Key – A Detailed Guide 

What is Epic Game Key? 

Epic game key is a unique combination of alphanumeric codes provided by Epic Games, which can be redeemed from the Epic game store or authorized retailers. It can be used to unlock and access specific games, download content (DLC), and other digital content. Epic Game store is operated by Epic Games. Epic Games have also launched some popular titles, such as Fortnite. Like GOG and Steam, Epic Games offers various games from different publishers and developers. 

Epic Games Store offers both digital retail and physical retail keys. Digital Retail keys are used by digital stores and distributed digitally. Physical Retail keys are distributed physically using boxed products. Both types of keys can only be generated for products in Live Sandbox. They are approved by the Epic Games Store team. Epic Games store has partnered with several stores and digital resellers to offer keyless integration, where users don’t need to share access keys with these partners. These stores include Humble Bundle, GOG, Fanatical, Green Man Gaming, Genba and their integrated store partners, Nuuvem, Exertis Ztorm and their integrated store partners, and so on. 

Where will you find Epic Game Key?

You don’t need the Epic game key if you have purchased the game directly from the Epic game store. It will be directly available to download in the library section of Epic game launcher. 

If you want to access the generated keys, follow the following steps:

  1. In the dev portal, go to Your Product, Epic Games store, and access keys. 
  2. On the top right, click on Generate Keys.
  3. Select the Sandbox that contains this offer for which you want to generate access keys. 
  4. Choose the offer from the list and click on next.
  5. Finish the access key form by entering the following details: Batch name, Comments, Key Purpose, Type, Quantity, Start and Expiry date. 
  6. Review the information and check for errors. Then click on Next.
  7. Select the regions where you want to redeem the access keys. It should be noted that access keys cannot be generated for those regions that require ratings unless you have required ratings for that region. 
  8. Recheck your selected regions and proceed. Click on Generate to create the keys. 

How does Epic Game Key Work?

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You get an Epic game key after purchasing the game from an authorized source, such as a retail or online game store. This key validates the purchase and can be redeemed on the Epic Games store to access the game’s contents from the library and add the game to your device. After activating the Epic game key, get access to the game and its contents. You can download and install it on your device and launch it using Epic Games Launcher. 

How to Activate Epic Game Key?

If you want to activate Epic Game Key, here we have provided a detailed guide on how you can do it.

  1. Open the browser and visit the Epic Games website.
  1. You can sign in using login credentials if you already have an Epic game account. If you don’t have an account, click ‘Sign up’ and follow the instructions by inputting your information.
  1. Once you are signed in, click on your username at the top right corner of the page and select “Redeem Code” from the drop-down menu. It will take you to the code redemption page.
  1. On the code redemption page, enter the Epic Game key you want to activate in the provided text box. Ensure you enter the key correctly, including any hyphens or special characters.
  1. After entering the key, click on the “Redeem” button. The system will verify the key; if it is valid, the game or content associated with it will be added to your Epic Games library.
  1. Once the redemption process is complete, you can access the game or content by launching the Epic Games Launcher on your computer. If you don’t have the launcher installed, download it from the Epic Games website.
  1. If prompted, open the Epic Games Launcher and sign in with your Epic Games account.
  1. In the launcher, navigate to the “Library” section. Here, you will see a list of games and content associated with your account.
  1. Locate the game or content you activated with the key in your library. Click on it to view details and options.
  1. Depending on the game, you may need to download and install it. Click the “Install” button to begin the installation process if required. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  1. Once the game is installed, launch it from the Epic Games Launcher and start playing.


However, it should be noted that every Epic Game key is unique and can be redeemed only once. Also, it works only on Epic Games Store and cannot be used on other platforms such as GOG or Steam. Also, check the terms and conditions associated with the key you are activating, as they may provide additional instructions or restrictions specific to the game or content.

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