Blog - February 1, 2024

How to find the location to save Palworld files on PC

Go deep into by Palworld Vast, magical worlds are often as easy as just clicking the launcher, but sometimes you have to dig deeper, and that can involve searching save file location. Here’s where you can find it.

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Where by Palworld save file location on Steam?

Direct link to Palworld save location will be: %appdata%/Local/Pal/Save/Savegames Or another way, C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Pal\Saved\SaveGames

If you already have it installed Palworld through SteamYou can access the location where your files are saved by following these steps:

  • Open your Steam library.
  • Right click Palworldthen choose Manage > Browse local files.
  • This will open the folder where by Palworld Installed files are stored, named Hey buddy.
  • From here, navigate to Saved > SaveGames to access your save files for the game.
  • Alternatively, if you didn’t adjust the game installation path, just open Windows Explorer and paste the following into the address bar, then press Enter to directly open the save folder:


    Tip: Before pressing Enter!

    Make sure to fill in your username for the folder .

    Where to save the file? by Palworld Xbox Game Pass version?

    File save location for by Palworld Game Pass version. Screenshot of Dot Esports

    If you already have it installed Palworld through Xbox Game Pass, save files are located elsewhere. Here’s how to find them:

    You can go to Windows Explorer, enter the following in the address bar and press Enter to access the folder directly: C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Packages\PocketpairInc.Palworld_ad4psfrxyesvt\SystemAppData\wgs

    For more detailed details, follow the steps below:

  • Open Windows Explorer and click Local disk C:\ category.
  • Next, click UserAnd after that your username.
  • Here, look for a folder named Program data. If you don’t see it, click it See at the top of the window and check the box next to it Hidden item.
  • inside Program data folder, look for the folder named Package and open it.
  • Here, you will see a folder named PocketpairInc.Palworld_ad4psfrxyesvt. From this folder, navigate to System application data folder and then come wgs folder.
  • The wgs folder containing all the files saved for by Palworld Game Pass version.
  • How to restore Palworld save data

    To restore Palworld save the data, you will want to follow these steps:

  • Open Backup folder
  • Copy save that you want to restore
  • Click the back arrow to go back save folder
  • In the save folder, Replace the old save file with the backup file you copied
  • Make sure to paste the world data from the backup folder
  • Tip: Always have a backup

    Be sure to copy your folders and save files to a folder separate from the main game files so that if file corruption occurs, you will have an extra copy of the save files.

    Now that you’ve found the save files, don’t forget to check out our guide on how to create a dedicated server for Palworld.