Updated 03 July 2017

Saving PlayStation Now progess

How to download or upload a PlayStation Now game save.

 
 

This is helpful if your previously played game is available on PlayStation Now and you no longer have the game disc/download that you previously played on your PlayStation system.

PS Now Save files are stored on the PS Now Cloud Server with the game, but there are a few way to use existing saves or when you use PS Now on a PC.

What do I need to be able to continue play on PlayStation Now?

  • An active PlayStation Plus subscription.
  • A saved game uploaded to Plus Online Storage from a previous PlayStation session.
  • The previously played game must also be available on PlayStation Now.
  • Check the Plus Online Storage article for more information.
  • Any other PlayStation Now requirements listed on the PlayStation Now article.

How do I continue a PlayStation 3 session on PlayStation Now?

  1. Go to [PlayStation Now] and start a game.
  2. When it is streaming press the PS Button > [Display XMB Menu] > [Game] > [Save Data Utility (PS3)] > [Yes] to quit the game and access the virtual XMB.
  3. On the XMB, go to [Online Storage] > [Game Title].
  4. Select [Copy] to upload the game save (or Copy Multiple to select more than one titles’ game saves) and press (X button).
  5. Start the game and select continue to pick up from the point you saved to PlayStation Plus Online Storage.

How do I continue a PlayStation Now session on PlayStation 3?

  1. On your PlayStation 3 go to [PlayStation Network] and sign-in.
  2. Go to [Game] > [Saved Data Utility (PS3)] and press (X button).
  3. To download save data from the cloud select [Online Storage] and select the title you want to download save data for and press (Triangle button) > [Copy].
  4. Follow the prompts to copy the Online Save Data to your PlayStation 3 and select [Continue] after you start the game.

Picking up a previous PS4 save on PS Now

  1. Go to [Settings] > [Application Saved Data Management] > [Saved Data in System Storage] > [Upload to Online Storage].
  2. Select the game data you would like to use & click Upload
  3. Close the Application Saved Data Management on the PS4.
  4. Start the PS Now game stream.
  5. Press the PS Button and choose [Application Saved Data Management].
  6. Select [Saved Data in Online Storage] > [Download to System Storage]
  7. Select the save file from your PS Plus storage & click [Download].

Picking up a previous PS Now save on PS4

To download the save back to your PS4 local storage, follow the process below.

  1. Press the PS Button and choose [Application Saved Data Management] > [Saved Data in System Storage] > [Upload to Online Storage].
  2. Select the game data you would like to save & click Upload
  3. Close the Application Saved Data Management on the PS4.
  4. The file can now be downloaded from your PS Plus storage to your PS4.