In a few days GTA 5 appears after some releases on previous consoles now on PS5 and Xbox Series X / s. The versions for the latest console generation not only offers three different graphics modes, but also allow the transfer of our progress.

Rockstar Games has now revealed the first information about the transfer of story mode and characters from GTA 5 and GTA online. The transfer of the game data seems uncomplicated, but they come with small restrictions.

So you transfer the game progress from GTA 5

How can I back up my progress? From now on you have the opportunity to transfer your story progress from the GTA 5 campaign from the PS4 and Xbox One to the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S. For this you have to upload your score to the Rockstar Games Social Club.

The following steps do you have to do this:

  • Creates an account at Rockstar Games Social Club if not yet available
  • Lades GTA 5 with your current console account
  • Click on the “Game” tab in the “Pause menu”
  • Go to “Upload Score”

However, observed: The process can only be performed once per platform. In addition, the score must be downloaded within 90 days on PS5 or Xbox Series X / s, otherwise it disappears in eternal data reasons.

The gameplay of the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S versions can be examined in advance in the following trailer:

Character transfer from GTA online must wait

And what about my GTA online progress? If you want to upload your progress from GTA online, you have to wait a little. This option will only be released to the release of GTA online for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S.

When the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S versions appear? The digital release of GTA 5 and GTA online for the latest console generation is made on March 15, 2022. The pre-download starts on 8 March 2022. The physical versions will be submitted in April.

Everything about the optimizations of the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S versions can be found here:

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Transfer in GTA Online includes the following things:

  • All characters
  • GTA $
  • Game progress
  • Statistics
  • Vehicles
  • Real estate
  • Weapons
  • Clothes
  • User-generated content such as snapmatics or jobs created


You have to note that the purchased GTA $ can only be transferred within the same console family. This means that players can transfer their money only from PS4 to PS5 and Xbox One on Xbox Series X / S. A transfer from the PS4 to Xbox Series X / S, for example, would not be possible.

For when do you plan the transfer of your GTA 5 and GTA game progress?