How to Add Xbox Friends on PC – Halo Infinite – Post World

Add your Xbox friends to your PC friends list so you can play Halo Infinite together.

Halo Infinite players on PC are having trouble adding Xbox friends. The reason for this is that, on Steam at least, Halo Infinite doesn’t seem to have a clear way for users to add their Xbox friends to their friends list. All hope is not lost because with a little work you can add your Xbox friends and get into a game.

Here’s how to add Xbox friends on PC

If you play and want to play Halo Infinite on Steam add an Xbox friend To add to your friends list, you’ll need to use one of Microsoft’s Xbox applications for the PC. Ideally, use the Xbox game bar. This is an overlay that gives quick access to things like the audio mixer, achievements, PC performance trackers, and most importantly, your Xbox friends list.

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The Xbox Game Bar is a great way to add Xbox friends when playing Halo Infinite on PC.

If you haven’t already, activate the Xbox Game Bar by opening Windows Settings and clicking Gaming. Use the slider above to activate the Xbox Game Bar. You can now open this overlay by pressing Win + g. From here you will have to search for your friend in order to add them.

With the overlay open, use the Xbox Social Tab to view your friends list. You can either use the search bar or click the Find Friends button. The Find Friends can search Steam, Facebook and Xbox for users. In most cases, you can just type your friend’s Xbox gamertag in the search bar and hit the plus button next to their name to add them.

Once you’ve sent a friend request to your Xbox friend, they should appear under Friends in the Halo Infinite social menu. You can now party and start playing arena.

If for some reason you can’t use the Xbox Game Bar, you can also use the Xbox app. This is available from Microsoft Store. Download the app, sign in with your Xbox or Microsoft account, then use the Social tab at the top to add your friend. You can use the Xbox app to manage your friends list and your Xbox Game Pass for PC game library.

Adding an Xbox friend to your friends list on PC in Halo Infinite cannot be done from the in-game menus (even if they are on Fireteam together). You have to add them to Xbox’s friends list using the mechanics of how you have to use Steam to add someone. Halo Infinite may have an in-game add a friend button at some point, but for now, that’s how you have to do it. You can find more helpful instructions in our Halo infinite Page.

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