The big weekend is here! The first BETA (technically a Pre-Alpha) for Titanfall 2, which Respawn is calling the ‘Titanfall 2 Tech Test,’ is upon us and you’re ready to get into some serious gaming with your friends. One problem – that Invite Friends button simply doesn’t work. You can smash it until your face turns blue and it’s not gonna do anything for you. Never fear gamers, we have a solution.
In order to team up and take on the other Titans, you’re gonna need to use the Networks feature. The title might be a little misleading, but don’t let that sway you from trying this out. Think of ‘Networks’ as ‘Clans’ and you’ll totally get what we are doing here.
In short, you’re going to set up a Network and your friends are gonna search for it to join up. It’s that easy and only takes a couple minutes to set up.
SET UP A NETWORK in TITANFALL 2
We’ve got some screen shots and directions to guide you through the setup here. Follow along step-by-step and you’ll be fine.
STEP 1 – Go to My Networks
STEP 2 – Create a New Network
STEP 3 – Name Your Network
Name the network anything you like, but make it short and original. Your friends are gonna have to type it in later if they wanna find you.
You can also give your Network a Clan Tag. Again, this can be anything you want. It’s limited to 4 characters (we think), so have fun coming up with something unique, but let’s keep it clean out there folks.
Hit Create a Network and you are done with setup.
FRIENDS SEARCH FOR YOUR NETWORK in TITANFALL 2
Now that the Network is set up, it’s up to your friends to join the network. Send out the name of the network, which you created in Step 3, and tell your friends to follow these instructions.
STEP 4 – Browse Networks
STEP 5 – Search Networks By Name
The name must exactly match, character for character, space for space.
STEP 6 – Members Filter
**This might be the trickiest step of all. The search defaults to Networks with 10 or more members, but since you just set it up and your friends haven’t joined yet, chances are your Network won’t show up.
Scroll down to Members and change the filter to <ANY>
STEP 7 – Change Network
This step may or may not be needed, but it doesn’t hurt to do it anyway. It only takes like three seconds.
Under My Networks, go to Change and select the Network that you would like to be in right now.
STEP 8 – Set Active Network
Once you select the Network that you’d like to use now, you’ll be prompted to confirm (Classic Microsoft).
INVITE YOUR NETWORK AND GAME ON in TITANFALL 2
Now that the Network is set up and you have joined in with your friends, it’s time to game on. Of course, some of these “friends” will have to be online for this to be worthwhile. That part is up to you.
STEP 9 – Invite Network
Instead of Invite Friends, you’ll now be using Invite Network
STEP 10 – Find Game
As soon as you select Invite Network, you’ll be given the option to pick your match type. Since your Network is already chosen, they’ll be invited to join in the fun as soon as you make your selection
You should be all set. We hope this little How-To was helpful.
If for some reason we got a step wrong or you have found a better way to tackle this, please let us know and we’ll adjust as necessary.
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