Question Best way to keep saves

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  1. Tyjay

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    ok chaps I'm after some help/info

    Basically my youngest wanted a PS4 in the summer so I gave him mine to use until he gets one for Christmas

    Now then he used my profile as it has PSN plus on it
    Bought him a PS4 pro a few weeks ago only to be told that he was keeping my account as it has all his game saves on and doesn't want to start again (fair enough)
    Now then I also have a few saves on there that I want to keep, this is where it gets annoying

    2nd child asked for. PS4 the other day which came today so my thinking is let them 2 game share and use the same PSN+ etc

    When I get my PS4 back I'll have to create a new account but I'll loose my saves friends etc (no big deal) is there anyway round so I can keep my saves

    What Options do I have it probably wouldn't be too bad until the eldest asked for a PS4 on Sunday lol

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Stinja

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    Hmmm, probably copy all your saves to USB, and then copy back to the new PS4 (account). At least worth trying to see.
    This won't work for saves tied to online accounts (like MMO's) as they're stored server side.

    How to transfer PS4 save files to a USB Stick


    There's a different option to copy from an inserted USB back.
     
  3. Tyjay

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    I'll give it a try not holding much hope TBH
    Got nothing to loose atm
    Thanks
     
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    Saves are tied to the account so you won't be able to access them on the new account. You can copy them to USB and/or the new console, but the new account won't actually be able to use them.
     

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