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How do you play PlayStation 5 multiplayer games with friends online?

 


If you buy Sony's PlayStation 5, playing games and competing with friends online may be the best way to spend time, especially with the closures we're seeing now due to the coronavirus outbreak, but sometimes it's a little easier to access some online games than others, and you may need to update your subscription to some games.

Here's how to play PlayStation 5 with friends online:


To play online games on PlayStation 5, you'll need to make sure you're online, plus some free games don't require a subscription, such as Call of Duty: Warzone and Apex Legends, however, paid online games to require registration in PlayStation Plus, and you can also play games via PlayStation Now online for free.

To do this, you can follow the following steps:


  • Turn on PlayStation 5.
  • Make sure you're connected to the Internet by clicking on the (Settings) option and then choosing the network.
  • Make sure you subscribe to PlayStation Plus if you want to play a paid online game.
  • If you don't want to subscribe to PlayStation Plus, you can play free online games through PlayStation Now, but first, check out the free games you can play with multiple players by going to the service's library.


Note: For anyone who wants to play online, registering for PlayStation Plus is a prerequisite, as in addition to playing online with your friends on PlayStation 5, you can also access some free monthly games and a range of games in the same service.

If you're having trouble getting past the first step of setting up an online connection, you'll need to explore and fix some of the online connectivity issues in your PS5.

No matter how you choose to connect, once you connect to the Internet using your subscriptions, you're ready to start playing. Multiplayer games support communication in different ways, but if you want to play with friends, you can use a game base that lets you create a group game party, where you can access a place dedicated to you and other players thanks to your PlayStation Network account. You can share content, plan play sessions, go to games and chat, and share fun things together.

Sony's refund policy has received some improvements after the company banned other online retailers from selling digital gaming codes, making the PlayStation Store the only digital gaming store in PS4 and PS5. You can recover the money of any game you have purchased directly from the company.

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