How to Add Xbox Friends on PS5 in Just 3 Steps

how to add Xbox friends on PS5

Are you an avid gamer and looking to inflate your gaming system? You must be at the right spot; in this guide, you will learn how to add Xbox friends on PS5.

PlayStation, Sony, and Microsoft Xbox platforms have their platform-centric games that are playable on both platforms. So, it is ideal to add your buddies regardless of the platform as long as the video games support cross-platform play. However, adding your friends while playing cross-platform is different for every game.

How to Add Xbox Friends on PS5

Now, many cross-platform games allow gamers having an Xbox, PS5, and PC to play together in chime. This has made gaming more fun because players have added a layer of competing for their platform.

However, keep in mind that not all PS5 games support cross-platform with Xbox. It depends on the game’s features and developer support. You can check the cross-platform information on the game’s description or official site.

Here, we have described the step-by-step guide on how to add Xbox friends on the PS5 console.

NOTE: Make sure to update the PlayStation and Xbox because if the firmware is not up-to-date, it can cause issues related to compatibility and accessing new features.

1st Step: Link the PSN and Xbox Live Accounts

  • Hover over the settings section on your PS5.
  • Click on the account management option.
  • After that, click on the link with the other services option.
  • Now click Xbox Live and log in to Xbox Live with your Xbox credentials.

2nd Step: Add a Friend Via PS5

  • On your PS5 dashboard, hover over the friends tab.
  • Look for the Xbox Gamertag of your friend.

3rd Step: Accept Friend Requests

  • Now, navigate to the friends tab on Xbox, where you will see your friends list.
  • To add your Xbox friends on PS5, accept the friend request. Join the best games that support cross-platform play.
Add Xbox friends on PS5

Troubleshooting Problems on PS5

Are you having issues when adding Xbox friends on the PlayStation 5 platform? To sort out the issue, you have to do these simple troubleshooting steps.

  1. Make sure both the Xbox and PlayStation 5 are on the same network. Because if they are not connected to the same network, they would not be able to connect.
  2. If the problem still continues, then rest your network settings on PS5. To do that, navigate to the settings page on PS5 > tap Network > select the Reset Network Settings option, then follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Another other thing you can do when the issue still keeps on is restart your PS5 and Xbox consoles.

Xbox and PS5 Cross-Platform Games

Apex LegendsXbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
Battlefield 2042PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
MinecraftXbox One, PS4, Switch, PC, Smartphone
Minecraft DungeonsPC, Xbox One, PS4, Switch
Back 4 BloodPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Borderlands-3PC, PS4/55, Xbox One/Series X/S
BrawlhallaSwitch, Xbox One, PS4, PC
Call of Duty-Black Ops Cold WarPS4, Xbox One/Series X, PC
Call of Duty-VanguardPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Call of Duty-Modern WarfareXbox One, PS4, PC
Call of Duty-Modern Warfare-2PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Call of Duty-WarzonePS4/5, Xbox One/Series X, PC
Call of Duty-Warzone-2PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Genshin ImpactPC, PS4, Smartphone
Diablo-4PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
FortnitePS4/5, Xbox One/Series X, Switch, PC, Smartphone
F1 22PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
World War ZXbox One, PC
WWE 2k: BattlegroundsPC, PS4, Xbox One
Chivalry-2PC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Destiny-2PC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Final Fantasy-XIV: A Realm RebornPS4, PC, MacBook
Dead by DaylightSwitch, Xbox One, PS4, PC
Super Mega Baseball-2Xbox One, PC, Switch, PS4
Super Mega Baseball-3PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
Madden NFL 22PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Madden NFL 24PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Stardew ValleyPC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Smartphone
WarframePS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Switch, PC
Suicide SquadPS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
World of WarshipsPS4, Xbox One, PC
Worms: RumblePC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Switch
MultiVersusPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Power RangersSwitch, Xbox One, PS4, PC
Wo Long-Fallen DynastyPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
DeathlooPS5, Xbox Series X/S
Rocket LeagueXbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
Wild HeartsPS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
DauntlessPS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
Resident EvilPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
WarframePS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Switch, PC
For HonorPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Star WarsXbox One, PS4, PC
Street Fighter-6PC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Nerf LegendsPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Fantasy StrikePS4, Switch, Mac, PC
Payday-3PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Them’s Fightin’ HerdsPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Tiny Tina’s WonderlandsPS4/5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC
GRID LegendsPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
MLB The Show-21PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X
MLB The Show-23PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC, Switch
The AscentPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Rogue CompanyPS4, Switch, PC, Xbox One/Series X
Deep Rock GalacticPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Super BombermanPC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Evil DeadPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Switch
Super Animal RoyalePC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Switch
Farming Simulator-22PC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
No Man’s Sky PS4, Xbox One, PC
Ghostbusters Spirits UnleashedPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Overwatch-2PC, PS4/5, Switch, Xbox One/Series X/S
PGA Tour-2K23PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC
Overcooked-All you can EatPC, PS4/5, Switch, Xbox One/Series X/S
Monster HunterPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC, Switch
QuakePC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, Switch
Realm RoyaleXbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
Hood-Outlaws and LegendsPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Riders RepublicPC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
SMITEXbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
Paladins-Champions of the RealmXbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
SplitgatePC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S
Pokemon UniteSwitch, Smartphone
Matchpoint Tennis ChampionshipsPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC, Switch
Secret NeighborPC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Need for Speed-HeatPS4, Xbox One, PC
Rainbow Six ExtractionPS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC


This guide is crafted from the Hitech team’s experience with PlayStation and Xbox systems, aiming to simplify how to add Xbox friends on PS5. However, it becomes easier to add friends who play on other platforms with more games getting support for cross-play.


Q: How to add a PS5 friend on Xbox?
Unfortunately, you can’t directly add Xbox friends via the PS5 interface. The cross-platform play depends on the game’s own friend system.

Q: What is the cross-platform friends feature?
The cross-platform friends feature in Xbox (Sony service) lets PS5 users add friends from other gaming platforms like Xbox Live service. This feature lets PS gamers join games, send text messages, and also join parties with their friends from other gaming platforms.