How to transfer your Sky: Children of the Light progress from mobile to Nintendo Switch

Sky: Children of the Light, the open world indie adventure game originally for iOS and Android lands on the Nintendo Switch eShop on June 29th. Players of the mobile versions may find themselves wanting to transfer their save data and progress over to the Nintendo Switch version, and thankfully developers Thatgamecompany have made it possible. To play on Nintendo Switch, you must first link accounts on mobile versions, before starting the game on your Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch version of the game will include all content from the mobile versions, and maintain its free-to-play status. A Nintendo Switch Online subscription is not required to play. This guide will explain clearly how to transfer your progress from the mobile version of Sky: Children of the Light to your Nintendo Switch, and link your accounts. All you need is the phone or tablet you play the game on and a Nintendo account.

How to Transfer your Sky: Children of the Light Save Data

Select the bottom option in the accounts menu, Nintendo account

First, you’ll want to tap the settings wheel in the upper right corner of the screen. When the menu appears, press the account button. The bottom option here should be a Nintendo account, so click that one. An in-game window will open explaining that linking accounts will ensure that your save data and progress is preserved with the other account, so just press link to continue. A window will open redirecting you to the Nintendo account log-in screen where you can enter your Nintendo account log-in details you use on your Nintendo Switch, and then proceed.

Given you entered everything okay, that should be all there is to it, and you’re ready to go! Please keep in mind that candles you purchased on Sky: Children of the Light for Nintendo Switch can only be used on a Nintendo Switch version of the game, whereas mobile device candles can only be used on the mobile device version of Sky: Children of the Light. The game is still cross-platform though, so you can play with players across all platforms that run the game. With no public plans to release on any other consoles yet, now is a great time to start Sky: Children of the Light on your Nintendo Switch system!


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