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Adding/Finding Friends in Defiance

If you're having trouble locating your friends in Defiance, you can use the following steps.

For PC Players

Adding your friend to your friends list.
  1. Open the 'Social Menu' by pressing the keyboard shortcut O.
  2. Go to the 'Search' option at the top of the menu, the icon looks like a magnifying glass.
  3. Enter the name of the players you want to search for and select 'Find'.
  • If the player is online you will be given options to Add Friend, Mute, Group Invite or Inspect.
  • If you don’t see the option to Add Friend, click on the Inspect option. Once the Inspect window comes up, click the ‘Add Friend’ button.
  • If the player is offline you will get a "No Results Found" message.

Note: If you received an empty search result you can use the /friend 'FriendName'command.

Finding your friend in-game.
  1. Open the 'Social Menu' by pressing the keyboard shortcut O.
  2. Find the friend you want to group with on your 'Friends List'.
  3. Select the player and use the 'Go to Friend' option. This will bring you to their location so you can meet face to face.

For Console Players

Adding your friend to your friends list.

Please note: Befriending a player in Defiance will add them as your friend on the console itself, so you will be friends with them outside of the world of Defiance as well.

  1. While in-game press Right on the D-Pad.
  2. Select 'Nearby', or 'Search' if you already know their name.
  3. Select the name of the player in question.
  4. Press 'Add Friend'.
  5. If you don’t see the option to Add Friend, click on the Inspect option. Once the Inspect window comes up, click the ‘Add Friend’ button.
  6. This will bring up your normal PSN/Xbox friend invite window.
  7. You can then send a friend request to the player.