Take the 2-minute tour ×
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I started playing Portal 2 on my friend's Steam account on his Mac, and just bought the game for myself to play on my PC. Is there a way to transfer the saved game from his account on his Mac to my account on my machine?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 5 down vote accepted

Save games reside in:

  • Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\portal 2\portal2\SAVE\{STEAM_ID}\

  • Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/portal 2/portal2/SAVE/{STEAM_ID}/

  • Linux: ~/.steam/steam/SteamApps/common/Portal\ 2/portal2/SAVE/{STEAM_ID}/

You should be able to copy them from one machine to another without problems, but be ware that Steam cloud synchronization might interfere with your copy process. So be sure Steam Cloud is done with syncing.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.