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Fortnite is offering refunds for NFL skins following Redskins tweak

All eight of the skins can be completely refunded

Fortnite characters in Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers uniforms face off Image: Epic Games
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The eight NFL skins in Fortnite can now all be refunded without use of a refund token.

Rush, Juke, Interceptor, Blitz, Strong Guard, Spike, Gridiron, and End Zone are all eligible for free refunds, as long as players refund it before Nov. 12.

According to Fortnite Intel, this is related to the recent Washington Football Team’s name change from the “Redskins.” Fortnite developer Epic Games appears to have changed the old logo and team name on the jersey skins, and according to player screenshots, these changes come with a refund offer. The customizable jersey can still sport the teams colors, but due to the pending nature of the team’s name and logo, it can be refunded. Fortnite is not alone in such changes: Madden NFL 21 also replaced the old Redskins branding with Washington’s placeholder name.

Polygon has reached out to Epic Games for comment, but did not receive a response in time for publication.

To refund the skins, you need to go to your game settings and click on “profile.” From there you need to select “lifetime return requests” and hit “submit a request.” The NFL skin will be selectable, even if you have no refund tokens. If this isn’t the case, you may need to play a game or restart your game for it to appear.

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