How to use Witcher 3 cross save on Nintendo Switch

Find out how to import your Witcher 3 save files from Steam or GOG to Nintendo Switch.

In a new update, The Witcher 3 now has cross save functionality between PC and Nintendo Switch. You can import your save data from either Steam or GOG over to Nintendo Switch, though there are a few things to keep in mind when doing so. To elaborate further, we’ve put together a guide on how to import your save data using the cross save feature for Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch.

How to use Witcher 3 cross save on Nintendo Switch

How to use Witcher 3 cross save Nintendo Switch
You can import your save data from Steam or GOG over to The Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch.
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  • Install the 3.6 Update for Nintendo Switch.
  • Open up The Witcher 3. Choose 'Cloud Saves' from the main menu.
  • Choose between Steam or GOG and log into your account to sync your Cloud saves.

The Witcher 3 now lets you import cross save data from your PC to the Nintendo Switch thanks to the 3.6 Update. You can import PC save data from Steam or GOG, so if you own a copy of The Witcher 3 on either of these platforms, you now have the convenience of continuing your game on-the-go via Nintendo Switch. Convenient, right?

To import your save data from Steam or GOG, you’ll need to make sure you have the 3.6 Update downloaded. Next, open up The Witcher 3. In the main menu, you’ll find a ‘Cloud Saves’ option. Select Cloud Saves, then choose between Steam or GOG. You’ll need to log into your Steam or GOG account in order to find your save files.

Once you’ve logged in, you can sync your Cloud saves to the Nintendo Switch and continue playing the save file you created on PC on Nintendo Switch. It’s as easy as that! For a visual guide on how this process works, we’ve included the official trailer from Nintendo that shows the implementation of cross-saves in Divinity Original Sin 2 (which was the first game that supported cross saves on the Switch).

Now that you know how to use cross saves in The Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch, what are your thoughts on the added feature? Are you excited to continue your Steam or GOG saves on-the-go with your Nintendo Switch? Comment below!

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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