The Birdie skin was offered briefly in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, which was 400 V-Bucks over the original price, and Epic has refunded those players.
On April 14, Epic Games released the Birdie female skin in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, however, there was an error with the pricing.
Fortnite Birdie Skin Pricing Error
The Birdie skin was meant to cost 800 V-Bucks, and the price was corrected within two hours, however, some players still lost out on 400 V-Bucks.
On April 15, players who purchased the Birdie skin for 1,200 V-Bucks were refunded the 400 V-Bucks that they overpaid.
Kondorarpi on Reddit posted a picture showing that they received the 400 V-Bucks refund.
More players have posted in the FortniteBR subreddit showing that they were refunded from Epic as well.
Fortnite’s Cosmetic Craze
Fortnite’s Item Shop is updated every day with the potential for new cosmetic skins, pickaxes, gliders, and emotes.
Players in Fortnite like to collect as many skins as possible, especially the more expensive ones like Raven or Skull Trooper.
There are tons of videos on YouTube where players show off their Fortnite locker
Unfortunately, all skins are locked to each account, so there isn’t a way to trade.
This has lead to a Fortnite Black Market where players trade and sell accounts with specific cosmetics.
One Fortnite pro was caught up in a scandal, ex-Luminosity Fortnite
Fortnite skins continue to bring in millions of dollars in revenue for Epic Games, and remains one of the biggest methods of making cash for the company.