How to connect your Discord account to your Xbox and PlayStation

Discord, the instant messaging application for gamers, allows you to synchronize your account with your Xbox and PlayStation. The method is simple, we explain how to do it in this article.

Are you a gamer at heart? Then you most definitely know about Discord — a free messaging app for gamers. It allows you to make exchanges by message, or video, with your friends and in the many servers and channels dedicated to all kinds of games (if at all). The application also allows, in the same way as for Twitch, to steam your games, and thus share with the people who follow you a particularly interesting video game experience.

But, the particularity of Discord does not stop there. Along with its many features, the app also allows gamers to sync their accounts with their favorite consoles — providing total immersion and an even more exciting gaming experience.

In this article, we are going to explain to you how to connect your Discord account to your Xbox or PlayStation. Ready, Set ? Go!

Synchronizing your Discord account is very simple. // Source: Numerama editing

Why sync your Discord account?

You are most certainly wondering what is the use of such a process, and if it gives you any advantage? Well, know that no.

The main reason you would want to sync your Discord account with your consoles is for the sole purpose of communicating more easily with your friends or community, without affecting your connection latency while you play. This also allows you to share your gaming experience with your friends using the stream, for example.

Nothing crucial in fact, but it is still recommended to maximize your gaming experience.

Connect your Discord account to your PlayStation

Sony’s consoles still offer some of the most exciting gaming potential on the market. With their many exclusives (don’t forget of course God of War Ragnarokwhich will be released in November 2022 on PS4 and PS5), its consoles have quickly become among the elite of gaming consoles in the world.

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It’s over there.

A little over a year ago, on May 3, 2021, Sony has announced that it has (finally) entered into a partnership with Discord. How to take advantage of it? The method is simple, and it happens directly from your Discord account. In order to link it with a PSN account, you will need to follow these steps:

  • Open the Discord app on your computer or mobile.
  • You will then need to access “User settings”. Then go to “Connections”.
  • Finally, click on ” To add “ then select the PlayStation logo.

Connect your Discord account to your Xbox

The Xbox is still a reference console for many gamers, on the same pedestal as Sony’s PlayStation. With the last Xbox & Beteshda conference, we were able to see what the next console exclusives were going to look like, and there are some very heavy – even if we are wary of the next game Starfieldwhich is expected to arrive in 2023.

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It’s here !

Waiting, and since July 20, 2022it is now possible to synchronize your Discord account with your Xbox console, the process is always (and fortunately) the same. Here’s what to do:

  • Log in to the Discord app (on your computer or on your mobile.)
  • Go to “User settings”.
  • Press on “Connections”.
  • Finally, click on ” To add “ then select the Xbox logo.

Is it possible to connect your Discord account to your Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo’s portable console is aptly named. In addition to adapting to all types of situations, the Nintendo Switch offers a very rich and varied catalog of games. This one will most certainly immerse you (if you haven’t already) in worlds as wonderful as each other — if you don’t know which games to buy, we invite you to consult our article on the best games to buy. buy in 2022.

Now back to our topic. Please note that at present, it is not yet possible to synchronize your Discord account with your Nintendo Switch. In 2019, and via a tweet shared on his account, Discord had claimed to want to sign a partnership with the Japanese multinational. Unfortunately, this never saw the light of day. Nintendo preferred to focus exclusively on its Nintendo Switch Online application, which also offers the same service as Discord.

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