Warzone 2: How To Add Friends [PC & Consoles]

Add friends in Warzone 2.0 to double the fun during a match

Story Highlights
  • You can add friends through various methods in Warzone 2.0 to have a thrilling experience
  • Adding your friends through your Activision account is the recommended method to add your friends.
  • Friend can also be added across various platforms whether your friends are playing on a PC or Playstation devices.
  • If you have trouble inviting your friends, you can invite them with their Steam or Battlenet Id.

Playing a First Person Shooter with friends improves your gameplay experience by a mile. We all enjoy a match more when we are playing with our close friends and family. If you are unaware of how to add friends in Warzone 2.0 or facing errors while adding or inviting them, our guide has got you covered.

How To Add Friends In Warzone 2

There are various methods that you can use to add friends in Warzone 2.0. You can add them through your Activision Id, Steam, Battlenet, or by selecting various options in the social menu.

Activision ID

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Activision Id (Image by exputer)

Adding your friends via your Activision Id is an easier method to add friends. The First Step is to create your Activision Id that you can from their official website. Once you have your Id created, you can use that to add friends in Warzone 2.0. You can also create an Activision account that you would need to log in to play the game.

Now, you must open the settings menu and make sure to select ‘Account and Network’ to open network settings. You will spot an Activision account option; you have to choose this now. Once you have done this step, you will see your Activision Id that you have logged in on the screen.

Once you have carried out the above steps, check the details of your account and make sure that you have noted down the name and your Id number. You can copy your details with the +square icon located on one side of your name.

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Add Activision Friends (Image taken by Exputer)

Now you have your Name and Id number copied, you can share it with your friends so that you can add them. You can also open the social menu and go to the ‘add friends’ option to add your Activision friends by typing down their player name and Id.

Playstation And Other Platforms

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Send request using platform (Image by exputer)

If you are playing Warzone 2.0 on your Playstation, you can add your friends via your Playstation Network Id. You can also repeat the same steps mentioned below if you are using any other console. You can also accept the friend requests you get from the notifications to add your friends.

Through your social menu, go to add friends and then select ‘Don’t Know their Activision Id.’ A new menu option will show you three tabs to add friends if they are using other consoles. You can add friends with your Playstation Id if you select Online Id. 

Furthermore, you can also select an option that you see below the screen. You will spot a ‘Search in Playstation Network Friends’ tab that you must choose to add friends to Warzone 2.0. For the PC version, you would spot a ” Search in Steam Friends’ tab instead. 

Playing With Steam And Battlenet Friends Directly

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Steam Friends Menu (Image credits: Exputer)

If you have your Steam Id, you can add friends to your Id. You can add friends to steam via three methods either by entering their friend code and invite link and by searching for them in the steam friend menu. You can then request them to play a match in Warzone 2.0.

You can also play with your Battlenet friends if you have a Battlenet Id. Every gamer in Battlenet gets assigned a Battlenet tag. All that is required for you to do is to open the Friends menu and enter your Friend’s Battlenet Tag to add them to your Battlenet Id.

Invite Friends To Party

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Inviting friends to channel (Image is the property of Exputer)

You can add your friends to your party by creating a private game channel. Open the Game Channel’s menu; you will see a create channel option and the button prompt. Press the button to create your private channel and name it.

Once you have created your channel, you can invite your friends to your party in Warzone 2.0. To do that, you must select a player in your channel to open that player’s menu and choose to invite them to a party to play an exciting match with them. You can also join their game through the same menu. 

Warzone 2 Add Friends And Party Invite Errors Fixed

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Social Tab (Image by Exputer)

Since Warzone 2.0 has been overridden with bugs and crashes since its release, you might be facing a few errors while adding friends or playing a game with them, such as the A Player That Your Platform Denies Error.

DMZ Matchmaking

If you are getting an error while adding friends or inviting them to your party in Warzone 2.0. You can fix the issue by choosing DMZ and then start matchmaking. You must swiftly head towards the add friends option and add friends from the social menu. This method allowed some users to fix the issue easily, and they were able to invite friends successfully to the game.

Social Menu Not Working

If your Social Menu is not working, there are various other methods that you can use as a workaround to invite your friends. You can add them to your Steam or Battlenet Id; once you have done that, you can invite them to your match directly via the steam menu that you can open with Shift+Tab.


You can always use your Activision account to add more friends in Call Of Duty Warzone 2.0. However, it can be a tedious task if you do not have your friends’ id. So, it might be more convenient to add your friends with other methods, including adding them from steam or Playstation network.

Furthermore, Warzone 2.0 has been overridden with crashes since its launch, and you may face many errors while trying to access the social menu. The workarounds worked for most players, and it’s suggested that you try a few of them to fix most of the issues while adding friends and inviting them to party in Warzone 2.0


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