Party not working

Playing yesterday and tried the party. Invited friend and he joined but when I went into a server he could not automatically join the server. He was stuck on screen that said waiting for leader when I was in the server selected. Anyone else with this issue..??

Party only currently works through MatchMaking servers (Find Game). Did you connect to a community server through "BRowse Servers" button instead ?

Why is there no rejoin game button with the party system? It's pretty annoying to have everyone in party to leave game and find another when someone crashes. Which seems to happen a lot.

I really think its sad when browser based game selection is swapped to click to play, and the system shoots you in the leg. Obviously this wouldn't be a problem when using the browser with community servers, but I really haven't seen a EU push server that had more than 3 players so far.