Find out how to create and join a party, voice chat with party members and what content you can share in a party on PlayStation®5 consoles.
Want a space where you can message multiple players? Simply create a group and invite others to chat.
To access a group, go to Game Base, select the Messages tab and select the group from the list. Your favorite and recent groups can be found at the top of the list. If you don't see the group you're looking for, select View All Messages.
A party that friends of the owner can freely join. Friends of party members can also join the party.
If you start an open party, you're the owner. As the owner, you can change the party name, invite players, and set a party limit. If you turn on Require Request to Join, players need to request an invite to join the party.
A ) Type of voice chat
See what type of voice chat you're currently using. Voice chat started in Game Base is called party voice chat. An in-game voice chat is called game voice chat.
Some games might not have in-game voice chat and how you start in-game voice chat depends on the game.
Not all voice chat features, such as Share Screen and Share Play, are compatible with game voice chat.
B ) Switch between Party and Game voice chats
Seamlessly jump from one voice chat to another.
You can see how many voice chats you're a part of above your current voice chat.
To switch voice chats, browse through the ongoing voice chats that you're a part of and select the voice chat you want to join.
C ) Party voice chat features
Add Players / Invite Players
Add or invite players to the party. If you're in a closed party, players are also added to the group.
The maximum number of players that can be in a party voice chat is 16.
Start Share Screen
Share your game screen with members in the party.
Start Share Play
Start Share Play to let another player try the game you're playing or to help you out.
Invite to Game
Invite members in the party to your current game or start a new one together.
Adjust the audio balance between the voice chat and other audio on your console.
Turn on to mute the party's voice chat.
Voice Chat Settings
Adjust your microphone level or allow your voice to be used in other players' broadcasts and video clips.
View the details of your group in Game Base. This is displayed only for closed parties.
Open Party Settings
Change the party's name, require a request to join the party, and limit the amount of players that can join the party. This is displayed only for the owner of open parties.
Convert the voices of other players to text, and read aloud the text you enter to other players.
If you have an issue with the party or a party member, you can submit a report.
About Share Features
Learn more about Share Screen and Share Play features.
Leave the current party voice chat you're a part of.
D ) Member list
Select a member to mute them, view their profile, or to perform other actions.
Please note that this feature affects only how you hear other players. It doesn’t affect how other players hear you.
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