With the launch of the new Playstation 5, Sony has introduced some new features that allow users to share their games with friends. With the new PS5 update, you can connect with your friend’s system using PlayStation network ID. The feature was first introduced with PS3.
Once you connect with your friend’s PS5 using your PlayStation Network ID, you can see when your friends are online, you can even send messages, and join chat inside the game too.
How to Add Friends on PlayStation 5
You can easily add your friend on PlayStation 5. Here are simple steps:
Step 1: First turn on your Playstation 5 and then click on the DualSense controller PS button.
Step 2: Tap the down button to select an option from the bottom menu and then select Game Base from the list.
Step 3: Find and click on View All Friends.
Step 4: Select Search from the various game base options.
Step 5: Enter the name of your friend that you want to add to your PS5.
Step 6: Wait for some time. The PlayStation 5 Game Base will search for players. Find your friend from the list and click on add a friend.
Step 7: Ask your friend to accept the PS5 friend request.
Wait for them to agree to your friend request.
Also Read: How to Gameshare on PS5
How to check friend requests in Playstation 5
When your friend accepts the PS5 friend request, here is what to do next.
Step 1: First go to the game base option from the bottom menu.
Step 2: Select view all friends.
Step 3: Then click on friend requests.
Step 4: Here you will see all the friend requests when someone adds you add a friend in their PS5. You can accept the request or cancel it if you want to.
By adding your friends to your PS5, you can play with your friend online.
You just have to select your friend and it’s done. Your friend will have to accept your friend request first. You can play multiplayer games with any online player but they are all strangers. Using this add friend feature, you can add your friend and play with them.