Palworld, what many are calling “Pokemon with Guns”, has entranced players with its unique blend of creature collecting, farming, building, and cooperative gameplay. The game’s dynamic mechanics and ongoing updates during its Early Access phase are keeping players engaged and fostering a vibrant community of growing players. Now, as players seek to extend their Palworld experience onto Steam from platforms like Game Pass, the question arises: How can one seamlessly transfer their saved game data? Well, as always, here we are with all the answers. In this guide, we have shared the steps required for you to follow to transfer your saved game from Gamepass to Steam.
With Palworld being addictive, many find themselves wanting to switch their gameplay from platforms like Game Pass to Steam after playing for some time. With the significant time and effort players invest in building their Palworld universe, losing these saves is not an option. Whether it’s the carefully collected Pals or the hard-earned achievements, players will want to seamlessly continue their progress on their preferred gaming platform, Steam. Well, if you too are looking for a way to transfer your saved game data from Gamepass to Steam, this is just the guide for you.
Palworld: How to transfer Saved Game Data from Gamepass to Steam
So, to transfer the saved files, you will need to download a save extractor. The steps after downloading the save extractror are also given below. Follow it carefully:
Install xgp save extractor: Download the xgp save extractor from this GitHub link. After this, run the downloaded file to extract the saved data.
Identify Your Worlds: Navigate to the extracted save data folder. Look for folders with names like “save” followed by a series of numbers and letters (e.g., “save_ABC123”). If you have multiple worlds, check the creation time of the folders to identify the correct one.
Backup Palworld Data on Game Pass: Run the xgp save extractor by executing the downloaded script. Allow the tool to back up all game data by pressing Enter.
Copy Game Pass Save Data: Copy the identified Palworld save folder from the extracted location to a convenient backup location on your PC (e.g., desktop).
Create a World on Steam: Launch Palworld on your Steam client. Create a new world and character. Exit the game.
Locate Steam Save Data: You can refer to our guide for the save file locations.
Replace Steam Save Data with Game Pass Data: Copy the “user_option” file from the Game Pass backup and replace the one in the Steam save folder. Rename the next four files in the Steam folder to match the names in the Game Pass backup. Navigate to the “Players” folder in the Steam save data and replace the file inside.
Confirm Replacement: Double-check that all replacements are made correctly and match the names. Confirm the replacement of files when prompted.
Launch Palworld on Steam: Launch Palworld on your Steam client and verify that your world and character from Game Pass are now available on Steam.
For a better understanding, you can refer to this guide here:
We hope that you were successfully able to transfer your Palworld saved games from Gamepass to Steam. Anyway, that brings us to the end of this guide. Remember, for all the latest news and guides on all things gaming, keep visiting DigiStatement. Read more: Does Palworld Autosave & How to save the game?
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