How do I use downloaded game saves for the PlayStation 3?

In order to use a downloaded game save on a PlayStation 3 console, you'll need to unzip the entire directory included in the ZIP file you downloaded onto a USB memory stick in a directory named X:/PS3/SAVEDATA/ (where X: is the drive letter of your memory stick), then use the PlayStation 3's Saved Data Utility to copy the save game to your console.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the Wii?

In order to use a Wii Game Save File, you'll need to use an SD card and an SD card reader on your computer. Copy the downloaded file onto the SD card into the directory as X:\private\wii\title\GAME\data.bin (where X: is the drive letter of your memory stick, and GAME is the four-letter ID code for that particular game, which should be listed on the save description). You can then take the SD card and insert it into your Wii, then use the Data Management menu to copy the save from the SD card to your Wii.

In order to use a Datel Wii Power Save, you'll need to purchase and use the Datel Wii Power Saves package. See the included instructions on how to transfer saves to your Wii.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the PSP?

In order to use a downloaded game save on a PSP, you'll need to connect your PSP to your computer with a USB cable, then unzip the entire directory included in the ZIP file you downloaded onto your PSP into the directory X:/PSP/SAVEDATA/ (where X: is the drive letter of your PSP).

How do I use downloaded game saves for the Nintendo DS?

In order to use the game saves on GameFAQs for your Nintendo DS, you'll need to purchase and use an Action Replay Max or a similar product. Datel distributes the Action Replay for the DS.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the GameCube?

There are two different types of game saves for the GameCube. In order to use the "GCI" game saves on GameFAQs for your GameCube you'll need a GameCube USB Memory Adapter or a similar product. EMS is the creator of this product; see their product documentation for how to use it. Mad Catz and Datel also now distribute the GameShark and Pro Action Replay which can store save games on your computer; see their product documentation for how to use them.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the Xbox?

In order to use the game saves on GameFAQs for your Xbox you'll need a GameShark, Pro Action Replay, or a similar product. Mad Catz and Datel are the distributors of these products; see their product documentation for how to use these.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the GameBoy Advance?

In order to use the game saves on GameFAQs for your GameBoy Advance you'll need a GameShark, Pro Action Replay, or a similar product. Mad Catz and Datel are the distributors of these products; see their product documentation for how to use these.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the PlayStation2?

In order to use the device-ready game saves on GameFAQs for your PlayStation2 you'll need to use a SharkPort, X-Port, or a similar product. Companies like Mad Catz and Datel are the distributors of these products in various countries; see their product documentation for how to use these.

In order to use a Virtual Memory Card Save on a PlayStation 3 console, you'll need to unzip the file(s) included in the ZIP file you downloaded onto a USB memory stick in a directory named X:/PS3/EXPORT/PSV/ (where X: is the drive letter of your memory stick), then use the PlayStation 3's Memory Card Utility to copy the save game to your console.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the Dreamcast?

For Dreamcast VMS File (Download directly to DC) files, all you need to do is use your American or Japanese Dreamcast web browser to browse to the page the file is on, and click on the VMS file link. European Dreamcasts do NOT use the same file format, and cannot use this method. Your Dreamcast browser will do the rest, downloading the file into your VMU. Be careful, because if you already have a file for that game on your VMU, it'll be overwritten.

For Dreamcast DCI File (Use with Interact/Nexus card) files, you'll need an Interact or Nexus 4MB memory card and a PC link cable. You can download the required software from Innovation or HK EMS. Download the DCI file to your computer as you would any other file, run the DC linker program, right click on a blank spot on the memory card slot listing, select "Import DCI file", and select the file you downloaded. If you have a European Dreamcast, this is the only way you can retrieve file saves from GameFAQs.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the Nintendo 64?

In order to use the game saves on GameFAQs for your Nintendo 64, you'll need to purchase and use a DexDrive or a similar product. Datel and Interact distributed the DexDrive, but they are both out of production at this time. However, you should be able to find them easily at used game stores or auction sites.

How do I use downloaded game saves for the PlayStation?

In order to use a DexDrive Save from GameFAQs on an PlayStation or PlayStation 2 console, you'll need to purchase and use a DexDrive or a similar product. Datel and Interact distributed the DexDrive, but they are both out of production at this time. However, you should be able to find them easily at used game stores or auction sites.

In order to use a Virtual Memory Card Save on a PlayStation 3 console, you'll need to unzip the ZIP file you downloaded onto a USB memory stick in a directory named X:/PS3/EXPORT/PSV/ (where X: is the drive letter of your memory stick), then use the PlayStation 3's Memory Card Utility to copy the save game to your console.