How to add & invite friends in The Finals

Aakrit Sharma
New characters in The Finals Season 2

The Finals Season 2 has arrived with much-needed new features, a game mode, weapons, Specializations, Gadgets, and more. If you want to enjoy the new content with your gaming squad, here’s how to add and invite friends in The Finals.

The Finals has entered Season 2 and although there are several new mechanics worth checking out, the core gameplay is still as chaotic and challenging. Similarly, your success still depends on not just individual skills but team play and communication.

Having reliable in-game friends can have a positive impact on your Ranked mode progress, and if you’re yet to explore the feature, here’s how to add and invite friends in The Finals.

A person with a gun in The Finals
You can alter the environment to win games in The Finals.

How to add & invite friends in The Finals

You can add friends in The Finals by clicking on the ‘Add Friends’ button in the Social tab. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

  1. Launch the game and click on the Social tab, located to the left of the Settings button on the top right.
  2. Click on Add Friend and enter their Embark ID.
  3. Wait for the player to accept your friend request.

Once the request is accepted, your friends will start appearing in-game and you can easily invite them to play together through the +invite. You may need to enable crossplay if your friends are on different platforms than yours. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Go to Settings by clicking on the cog icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Select Gameplay > Network > Crossplay. Turn crossplay on.

Where is Embark ID in The Finals?

Follow these steps to find your Embark ID in The Finals that is used for adding friends:

  1. Head to the main menu and click on Social in the top right corner.
  2. Your Embark ID is displayed in the top left corner of the screen beside Social.
Embark ID displayed in The Finals
The Finals introduced Private Matches with Season 2.

How to create Embark ID for the Finals

Follow these steps to make your Embark ID which helps in adding friends and other social activities:

  1. Head to the official Embark log-in website.
  2. Choose your platform (Steam, Xbox, or PlayStation) and connect the desired accounts with Embark.
  3. This should generate an Embark ID for your account.
  4. Sign in and verify your e-mail by clicking on the link sent by Embark.

Why can’t I add or invite friends in The Finals?

If you can’t add or invite friends in The Finals, here are some solutions:

  1. Head to Settings > Gameplay > Preferred Region and make sure that it’s the right continent. Having this setting on Automatic can stop you from adding or inviting other players.
  2. Enable crossplay if your friends play on different platforms. The steps to do the same have been mentioned above.
  3. Restart the game.
Preferred region setting in The Finals
You can play The Finals with a controller on PC as well.

That was all about how to add and invite friends in The Finals. For more on the game, check out: 

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About The Author

Aakrit is a games writer with over 2000 published articles for EssentiallySports, Sportskeeda, FortniteINTEL, and CharlieINTEL. Currently, he writes guides on Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon games, Genshin Impact, and Brawlhalla. Aakrit loves playing shooter games and in his free time, you can find him queued up in Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, or Halo Infinite. You can contact Aakrit at [email protected].