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Borderlands 3: Players Report Losing Their Save Game Files, Fix Yet To Come

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There seems to be some technical problem for Borderlands 3 in its PC edition, currently available exclusively on Epic Games Store. In fact, some users are reporting on their social media channels that their save data has mysteriously disappeared.

If several of these had benefited from the cloud saves – and it is easy to imagine that the problem is therefore linked to the latter – there are also others that indicate that they preferred to save locally, yet they could not resume the game.

Among these is also the producer of IGN USA, Destin Legarie, which in a tweet said the following: “Yeah Borderlands 3 deleted my save. Looks like I’ll have to start over. I’m guessing this is cloud save related. PSA do NOT turn on cloud saves!”

That’s not all: there is then another player who explained that she had lost her save files, which did not keep all the progress despite being done locally, and not in the cloud:

https://twitter.com/Elix_9/status/1173324678095458304

Another player said that he lost 7 hours of work from Borderlands 3, and that he is searching for a way use the save data to get back into the point of the game where he was currently playing:

Now it remains to understand how Gearbox Software and Epic Games Store will move to solve this problem.

In recent months, the news of the arrival of the game right on the Epic Games store had sparked quite a bit of controversy, with Randy Pitchford, head of Gearbox Software, who had thrown more fuel on the fire, at the outbreak of the insults of the community.

Are you experiencing any problems with your save data of the game on PC? Follow the solutions given in the troubleshooting guide of Borderlands 3 here and see if it helps you out.