PS5 finally integrates Discord into the console’s UI


PlayStation 5 owners rejoice – Sony PlayStation announced on Thursday that PS5 will receive Discord integration. According to the PlayStation Blog, the up-to-date feature will be rolled out to users in the “coming weeks.” You’ll finally be able to play Fortnite and other cross-platform games with your dear PS5 friends, without messing around with various in-game chats.

Sony PlayStation, which owns a minority stake in Discord, has promised integration with the chat service in 2021. It’s not that it wasn’t possible to utilize Discord as a PlayStation 5 user, but prior utilize required the utilize of other external applications and workarounds. Now PlayStation users will be able to log into chats directly from the console, “without relying on Discord computer or mobile apps,” the blog said. The feature will launch over the next few weeks, “starting with players in Japan/Asia, then Europe, Australia/New Zealand and the Middle East, and finally the Americas.”

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How to utilize Discord voice chat on PS5

Before you get started, make sure you’ve updated your console to the latest system software update and that your PlayStation Network and Discord are connected. (If you need instructions on how to update your console or connect your account, more details can be found here.) However, once you do, joining is pretty effortless. All you need to do is select the Discord tab in the Game Database in the PS5 Control Center, then select the Discord server or DM group you want to join. Then select the voice channel and that’s it. And if someone calls you, you will immediately receive a notification on PS5.

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