Bloodborne matchmaking problems, let's discuss why matchmaking in this game sucks ass.
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Everything else functions normally, including bloodstains, but you can't co-op or be invaded until you restart your PlayStation 4. Nightmare I'm either immediately invaded or immediately invade, it doesn't really seem to override eachother anymore which I like.
More bell maidens would be my answer.
Go to your in-game network settings and change your Watchword. PreacherBeelze PreacherBeelze 3 years ago 4 What level and where you are is going to determine your success.
If you're trying to co-op with a friend, have them do this as well. The invading just doesn't seem to be there.
If you're trying to co-op with a friend, make sure you both have the same Watchword. Maybe a fight arena like DS2. I know personally while i like to help, the one insight and say 10K in blood echos versus burning up vials, bullets and other consumables isn't always worth it.
Keep in mind you CAN'T use the beckoning bell in an area you've already beat the boss, so make sure you do all the tandem exploration you want BEFORE fighting the boss together because you can't have your friend come back in this area again. Sorry to hear you're having issues with summoning and invading.
I don't know what else you could really do.
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Stand as close to the same relative spots on both worlds as possible. Near the same lamps works best hands down tested extensively.
Thanks gimpyjosh for the reminder! Have whoever will be joining the game ring their Small Resonance Bell before the host, and make sure they do it for a few seconds before the host starts ringing their Beckoning Bell.
They should have had NPC options for all the fights i think. They just added in a bell maiden process but even considering that, it doesn't work as well as it should.
The new co-op system is broken.
If one person dies, you will most likely have to start from scratch. Having an easy password like "password" is going to make it take longer to find each other. They aren't likely to reconnect without the host stop ringing their bell, wait for the intended guest to ring their small bell, and then have the intended host re-ring their beckoning bell.
Yes, it costs insight to re-ring the beckoning bell; you'll get the insight back when you fight and beat the bosses.