Nintendo Switch Cloud

If you’ve purchased a new Nintendo Switch, here’s how to ensure your save data is up to date. We’ll also cover what the non-subscriber Save Data Cloud can do and how to quickly transfer your save data from one Switch to another.

On the Nintendo Switch, game save data is stored on the console’s system memory, and it is automatically backed up to the Nintendo cloud. This will not change whether downloadable software or software from a physical game is being played.

Users can move accounts without restriction, but remember that once the data is finished transferring from one device to another, that data will be erased from the source Nintendo Switch.

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