+7 votes
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even though i am online and invite friends to my world, friends connecting just try to join and then get sent back to the main menu before they can connect back in. a potential cause for this may have been the running of my game offline by bypassing the epicgames launcher (due to needing internet to play it). i have re-connected to the online mode however and friends still cannot join.

if anyone has any suggestions i am all ears :)

1 Answer

+2 votes
by (210 points)
Seems like the same problem I had: https://questions.satisfactorygame.com/6461/cant-join-game-of-friend-shows-exclamation-mark?show=7339#c7339

The solution that worked for me was to to unlock the two factorio exe files in my (windows) firewall as described in the other thread.
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