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How To Identify If a Game Supports Save Data Cloud Backup

In this article, you'll learn how to identify if a game supports Save Data Cloud Backup.

You can identify software that supports save data backup in the following ways:

  • From the Nintendo eShop

Select a game in the Nintendo eShop and scroll down to view the Software Details.

  • From the game's Software Menu Options

If you already own the game, go to the software menu options:

  1. To ensure you have the latest options and features, be sure to install the latest system update. 

  2. From the HOME Menu, select the icon for a game or application. 

  3. Press the - or + Buttons on the Joy-Con controllers to access the software menu and select Save Data Cloud Backup.

    • If this feature is supported, you will have the option to select a user and back up your game progress*.

    • If this feature is not supported, it will be indicated. 

*An active Nintendo Switch Online membership is required