Want to join up with friends and form a Posse? This guide will tell you How To Play With Friends In Red Dead Online as while it’s a very simple process, it’s easily missed and can lead to some misleading explorations of the various in-game menus.
Unfortunately, matchmaking still isn’t smart enough to automatically put you in a lobby with players you frequently group with. This can lead to a bit of a struggle trying to find out how to join a lobby with friends and form groups, or Posse’s.
How To Play With Friends In Red Dead OnlineThankfully, it’s simple enough. You need to open the Player Menu. On the PlayStation 4, you just tap “Left” on the D-Pad. For other platforms, it’s the same button you press for the Catalog, you just tap it instead of hold.
Once you are in the Free Roam Player Menu, select “Players”. This brings up a menu of all players in your current lobby. Look at the top of the menu, you will see a button next to “Nearby”. On PlayStation 4, it’s L1 and R1 to rotate through the menu. Rotate to the “Friends” menu and from there you can invite a friend, join their session and invite them to a Posse.