How to add and invite friends in Modern Warfare 2

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is finally here, and fans have been jumping into the game since launch with a few questions. Call of Duty games are best played with friends, whether in online multiplayer or split-screen multiplayer. With so many crossplays featured in MW2 Multiplayer, it can be confusing trying to figure out how to add friends, especially those on different platforms.

How to add friends on the same platform

Adding friends on the same platform is the easiest way to play multiplayer in Modern Warfare 2. To add friends to your game, follow these steps:

  • Press the Options button to access the game menu.
  • Go to the Social button and click on it.
  • Go to the Friends tab.
  • Select the friends you want to add, then Invite to Party.

 

How to add friends on another platform

Adding friends on a different platform can be more confusing, but it can be accomplished by finding your friends’ Activision ID. Follow these steps to add friends using their ID:

  • Press the Options button to access the game menu.
  • Go to the Social button and click on it.
  • Find the Friends tab, then click the Add Friends button.
  • From here, players can enter their friends’ Activision IDs and add them to a list of players who can be added to the game.

How to Find Your Activision Account Information

In order for your friends to add you to their game, they will need the Activision ID, especially if they are on another platform. These steps can help you find your Activision ID:

  • Press the Options button to access the game menu.
  • Go to the Settings tab.
  • Find the Account & Network section of the Settings menu.
  • Find the option that says Activision Account and click on it.
  • This page will give the information players need to be added by friends.

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