Save and transfer PlayStation Plus game progress

Save and transfer PlayStation Plus game progress

Find out how to save games when streaming PlayStation®Plus games on PlayStation®5 consoles, PlayStation®4 consoles or on PC, and how to transfer saves between streamed and downloaded games.

Please note, PC streaming for PlayStation Plus Premium members is currently not available in Bulgaria and will be supported in a future update.

How do PlayStation Plus saves work?

PlayStation Plus saved data works differently depending on whether you are streaming or playing a downloaded game.

If you are streaming a PlayStation Plus game, the saved data will be stored on PlayStation Network. You can pick up your stream on another device and continue your game without taking any other steps.

If you are playing a downloaded PlayStation Plus game, the saved data will be saved to the console storage of your PS5™ console or PS4™ console.

Saved data is not automatically transferred between streamed and downloaded games, but you can transfer saved data using Playstation Plus cloud storage. To transfer saved data between game types, first, upload the saved data to cloud storage and then download it to your device.

Upload PlayStation Plus saved data to cloud storage

First, upload your saved data to PlayStation Plus cloud storage:

Streamed PlayStation Plus game

  1. Start streaming the game and press the PS button.

  2. Select Application Saved Data Management

  3. Select Saved Data in Game Streaming Storage > Copy to Online Storage.

Downloaded PlayStation Plus game

Select your console below for steps to upload your saved data to cloud storage.

  1. Go to Settings > Saved Data and Game/App Settings

  2. Select Saved Data (PS4)

  3. Select Console Storage and select the game > Upload to Cloud Storage.

  1. Go to Library, highlight the game, and press the OPTIONS button.
  2. Select Upload/Download Saved Data
  3. Highlight the saved data and select Upload.

Download saved data from cloud storage

Once the saved data is in cloud storage, download it from the cloud on another device to carry on playing:

Streamed PlayStation Plus game

  1. Start streaming the game and press the PS button.

  2. Select Application Saved Data Management

  3. Select Saved Data in Online Storage > Copy to Game Streaming Storage.

Downloaded PlayStation Plus game

Select your console below for steps to download your saved data from cloud storage.

  1. Go to Settings > Saved Data and Game/App Settings.
  2. Select Saved Data (PS4)
  3. Select Cloud Storage and select a game > Download to Console Storage.
  1. Highlight the game in Library and press the OPTIONS button 
  2. Select Upload/Download Saved Data
  3. Highlight the saved data and select Download.

For more information, please visit the storage guides below.

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