Account Linking Guide | Dauntless
Account Linking Guide

This blog post was updated on December 10, 2019 to include Nintendo Switch.

Before you log in to Dauntless this week, please take a few minutes to thoroughly read the instructions below. If you do not link your account correctly the first time you log in, you could lose your Open Beta progress. If you have questions about any part of the account linking process, you can reach us on Twitter, Reddit, and Discord. You can also get in touch with support at support.playdauntless.com.

CHOOSE YOUR SCENARIO

Start by selecting a scenario below.

Scenario 1

I played in the Dauntless PC Open Beta and have an active Dauntless account. I also have an Epic Games account.

If you are playing on PC …

  1. Download and launch Dauntless from the Epic Games store.
  2. On the title screen, click LINK NOW. Warning: DO NOT skip this step. This is your last chance to link your accounts.
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your accounts.

If you are playing on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch …

  1. Download and launch Dauntless from your console’s store.
  2. On the title screen, select ACTIVATE ACCOUNT. Activate Account
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, or Nintendo account to your Epic Games account. (If your accounts are already linked, you should connect automatically.) Activate Account
  4. On the next screen, choose LINK NOW. Warning: DO NOT skip this step. This is your last chance to link your accounts. Activate Account
  5. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your accounts. Activate Account

Scenario 2

I played in the Dauntless PC Open Beta and have an active Dauntless account. I DO NOT have an Epic Games account.

If you are playing on PC …

  1. Create an Epic Games account at epicgames.com.
  2. Download and launch Dauntless from the Epic Games store.
  3. On the title screen, click LINK NOW. Warning: DO NOT skip this step. This is your last chance to link your accounts.
  4. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your account.

If you are playing on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch …

  1. Download and launch Dauntless from your console’s store.
  2. On the title screen, select ACTIVATE ACCOUNT. Activate Account
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Nintendo account to a new Epic Games account. Activate Account
  4. On the next screen, choose LINK NOW. Warning: DO NOT skip this step. This is your last chance to link your accounts. Activate Account
  5. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your accounts. Activate Account

Scenario 3

I DO NOT have a Dauntless account, but I DO have an Epic Games account.

If you are playing on PC …

  1. Download and launch Dauntless from the Epic Games store.
  2. On the title screen, select I’M A NEW PLAYER.
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to log in and start playing.

If you are playing on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch …

  1. Download and launch Dauntless from your console’s store.
  2. On the title screen, select ACTIVATE ACCOUNT.
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, or Nintendo account to your Epic Games account. (If your accounts are already linked, you should connect automatically.)
  4. On the next screen, choose I’M A NEW PLAYER.
  5. Follow the prompts on your screen to log in and start playing.

Scenario 4

I DO NOT have a Dauntless account and I DO NOT have an Epic Games account.

If you are playing on PC …

  1. Create an Epic Games account at epicgames.com.
  2. Download and launch Dauntless from the Epic Games store.
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to log in and start playing.

If you are playing on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch …

  1. Download and launch Dauntless from your console’s store.
  2. On the title screen, select ACTIVATE ACCOUNT.
  3. Follow the prompts on your screen to link your PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, or Nintendo account to a new Epic Games account.
  4. On the next screen, select I’M A NEW PLAYER.
  5. Follow the prompts on your screen to log in and start playing.