Hello again ! Just one last question - as I know Epic game does not support gift codes etc I'm thinking of creating account on me - buy game - give my hubby account details on his bday ( if I buy from his account he will know straight away). Question is - will that work ? Or he needs his account for anything like play with people he knows on his account ? If it has to be his I guess money in envelope then lol... Such a shame
You could do that, but it would be a hassle for him to have to keep switching back and forth between accounts to play the various games.
However, at one time, it was possible to install a game onto a PC from one account, and still be able to play that game on the same PC from another account. This article is from 3 years ago, so I'm not sure if they've patched that issue or not. But you could do what you said. Worst case scenario is that he'll just have to log out of his account and into your account every time he wants to play that game.
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Another possible idea is that you could just wait until his birthday, log into his account and buy the game, then tell him about it later that same day. He will get an email about the purchase, though, so you wouldn't want to wait long to tell him.