One of the most anticipated games of the year, Cyberpunk 2077, here is after what felt like an eternity. While the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions aren’t quite ready yet, it is is available for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Backwards compatibility allows you to play the PS4 version of the game on PS5, but you might be wondering how to move your save from the last generation to the current generation. In this guide, we will help you transfer your Cyberpunk 2077 save from PS4 to PS5.
Fortunately, it’s a relatively simple process, but if you haven’t messed with the PS5’s user interface, you may not be familiar with transferring your saved files. Here̵
How to transfer your Cyberpunk 2077 storage from PS4 to PS5 via cloud
There are two ways to get your Cyberpunk 2077 save from PS4 to PS5. The easiest way is to use the cloud, but you must have a PS Plus membership to do so. The first step is to make sure your storage is uploaded to the cloud on your PS4. Jump into the Settings, then go to Application data management, followed by Saved data in system storage, and then Upload to online storage. Here you can select the save files you want to upload to the cloud. Once you’ve done that, you can pick it up from your PS5.
From the PS5’s main menu, go to the Settings and then Saved data and game / app settings.
Then select Saved data (PS4) and navigate down Cloud storage.
Select from here Download to console storage.
You will then be taken to a list of all your PS4 saved games that are stored in the cloud in alphabetical order. Navigate down Cyberpunk 2077, select it and press To download on the right side of the screen.
Once you do that, you will be presented with a progress bar corresponding to the download. When it’s done, the menu will disappear. From here, launch the game from the PS5’s main menu.
In the game’s main menu, you may not have the option to Continue. If this happens, don’t worry.
Just go to it Load game section and you should see your save file there. Select the save file you want to load and you will start the game where you left off.
How to transfer your Cyberpunk 2077 storage from PS4 to PS5 via USB
Those who don’t have PS Plus can also transfer their saved files with an external USB stick. Simply copy your save to the stick from your PS4 by going to Application data management of the Settings. Then take that USB stick and insert it into your PS5. Go in Settings from the PS5 main menu and then Saved data and game / app settings.
Navigate down to Saved Data (PS4) and you will see an option to use a USB drive. Select this and then click on your Cyberpunk 2077 save file. You will be asked to copy it to your PS5. From here, repeat the same process as described above by starting the game and loading the save file.