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Transferring Your Previous Grand Theft Auto Online Characters and Progression to PlayStation®4, Xbox One, or PC

Transferring to PlayStation®4

Transferring to Xbox One

Transferring to PC

Transferring to PlayStation®4

What you need:

  1. A copy of Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation®4.
  2. Previous Grand Theft Auto Online character and progression data on either PlayStation®3 or Xbox 360.
    • Note: When transferring from PlayStation®3 to PlayStation®4, you must use the same PSN ID. A new PSN ID on PlayStation®4 cannot be transferred to from a different PSN ID on PlayStation®3 since your character’s progress is tied to the PSN account.
  3. A Rockstar Games Social Club account. If you do not already have a Social Club account, you will need to create one.  Click here for info on creating an account. 
  4. A PlayStation®Network account and PlayStation®Plus membership. 
    • If transferring from PlayStation®3, your Social Club account will need to be linked to the PlayStation®Network account used to play GTA Online on both systems. 
    • If transferring from Xbox 360, your Social Club account will need to be linked to the Xbox Live account used while playing GTA Online on Xbox 360 and the PlayStation®Network account used to play GTA Online on PlayStation®4.
    • If you still need to link your Social Club account to your console account(s), please click here for more information.

How to transfer your previous Grand Theft Auto Online character and progression data to PlayStation®4:

  1. Start Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation®4 and log into the PlayStation®Network.
  2. Enter GTA Online via the Character Select Wheel or the Pause Menu.
  3. You will be given the option to transfer your previous GTA Online character and progression data, along with the opportunity to change your character’s appearance again.  If you wish to complete the transfer later, you can return to this option via the Online section of the Pause Menu.
  4. Once you have chosen to transfer your previous character and progression data, the transferrable in-game money, RP and Rank of all previous characters will be displayed.  These are the characters that will be transferred to PlayStation®4.  If you have previous character and progression data on both the PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360, you will be prompted to select one set of data.  You can only transfer one set of character and progression data for your PlayStation®Network account on PlayStation®4.
  5. Once the transfer has completed, you will be prompted to choose a character and enter GTA Online.

Please note:

  • Any existing PlayStation®4 GTA Online character and progression data will be replaced by your previous character and progression data during the transfer, except for any existing in-game money, which will be combined with your transferred balance.
  • All earned in-game money will transfer.  Purchased in-game money that has not yet been spent will only transfer within a console family (e.g. PlayStation®3 to PlayStation®4).
  • You will still be able to play with your existing characters on PlayStation®3 and/or Xbox 360, however any progress made with versions of the characters on those systems after a transfer will remain on the those systems only.
  • You can only transfer a set of character and progression data from PlayStation®3 or Xbox 360 once.

For more information on what specifically will and will not be transferred, please click here

Transferring to Xbox One

What you need:

  1. A copy of Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox One.
  2. Previous Grand Theft Auto Online character and progression data on either Xbox 360 or PlayStation®3.
    • Note: When transferring from Xbox 360 to Xbox One you must use the same Gamertag. A new Gamertag on Xbox One cannot be transferred to from a different Gamertag on Xbox 360 since your character’s progress is tied to the Gamertag.
  3. A Rockstar Games Social Club account. If you do not already have a Social Club account, you will need to create one.  Click here for info on creating an account. 
  4. An Xbox Live Gold account. 
    • If transferring from Xbox 360, your Social Club account will need to be linked to the Xbox Live account used to play GTA Online on both systems.
    • If transferring from PlayStation®3, your Social Club account will need to be linked to the PlayStation®Network account used while playing GTA Online on PlayStation®3 and the Xbox Live account used to play GTA Online on Xbox One.
    • If you still need to link your Social Club account to your console account(s), please click here for more information.

How to transfer your previous Grand Theft Auto Online character and progression data to Xbox One:

  1. Start Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox One and log into Xbox Live.
  2. Enter GTA Online via the Character Select Wheel or the Pause Menu.
  3. You will be given the option to transfer your previous GTA Online character and progression data, along with the opportunity to change your character’s appearance again.  If you wish to complete the transfer later, you can return to this option via the Online section of the Pause Menu.
  4. Once you have chosen to transfer your previous character and progression data, the transferrable in-game money, RP and Rank of all previous characters will be displayed.  These are the characters that will be transferred to Xbox One.  If you have previous character and progression data on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3, you will be prompted to select one set of data.  You can only transfer one set of character and progression data for your Xbox Live account on Xbox One.
  5. Once the transfer has completed, you will be prompted to choose a character and enter GTA Online.

Please note:

  • Any existing Xbox One GTA Online character and progression data will be replaced by your previous character and progression data during the transfer, except for any existing in-game money, which will be combined with your transferred balance.
  • All earned in-game money will transfer.  Purchased in-game money that has not yet been spent will only transfer within a console family (e.g. Xbox 360 to Xbox One).
  • You will still be able to play with your existing characters on Xbox 360 and/or PlayStation®3, however any progress made with versions of the characters on those systems after a transfer will remain on the those systems only.
  • You can only transfer a set of character and progression data from PlayStation®3 or Xbox 360 one once.

For more information on what specifically will and will not be transferred, please click here

Transferring to PC

What you need:

  1. A copy of Grand Theft Auto V on PC.
  2. Previous Grand Theft Auto Online character and progression data on PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One.
  3. A Rockstar Games Social Club account. If you do not already have a Social Club account, you will need to create a new one as part of the PC installation process.  Click here for more info on creating an account. 
  4. A PlayStation Network or Xbox Live account
    • If transferring from Xbox 360 or Xbox One, your Social Club account will need to be linked to the Xbox Live account used while playing GTA Online. 
    • If transferring from PlayStation®3 or PlayStation®4, your Social Club account will need to be linked to the PlayStation®Network account used while playing GTA Online.
    • If you still need to link your Social Club account to your console account(s), please click here for more information.

 

How to transfer your previous Grand Theft Auto Online character and progression data to PC:

  1. Start Grand Theft Auto V on PC and log into the Social Club.
  2. Enter GTA Online via the Character Select Wheel or the Pause Menu.
  3. You will be given the option to transfer your previous GTA Online character and progression data, along with the opportunity to change your character’s appearance again.  If you wish to complete the transfer later, you can return to this option via the Online section of the Pause Menu.
  4. Once you have chosen to transfer your previous character and progression data, the transferrable in-game money, RP and Rank of all previous characters will be displayed.  These are the characters that will be transferred to PC.  If you have previous character and progression data on multiple systems, you will be prompted to select one set of data. You can only transfer one set of character and progression data for your Social Club account on PC.
  5. Once the transfer has completed, you will be prompted to choose a character and enter GTA Online.

 

Please note:

  • Any existing PC GTA Online character and progression data will be replaced by your previous character and progression data during the transfer, except for any existing in-game money, which will be combined with your transferred balance.
  • All earned in-game money will transfer.  Purchased in-game money that has not yet been spent will not transfer to PC.
  • You will still be able to play with your existing characters on PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One however any progress made with versions of the characters on those systems after a transfer will remain on the those systems only.
  • You can only transfer a set of character and progression data from PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One once.

 

For more information on what specifically will and will not be transferred, please click here

How to create a Rockstar Games Social Club account (if you don’t already have one):

You can create an account in one of two ways:

  1. Within Grand Theft Auto V, if you access any Social Club-enabled feature (e.g. Snapmatic, Crews or Creator), the game will prompt you to log-in or create a Social Club account.  Follow the on screen prompts to create your account.
  2. You can also create an account by visiting www.rockstargames.com/socialclub

How to link your PlayStation®Network and/or Xbox Live accounts:

In order to transfer your previous GTA Online character and progression data, you will need a Social Club account linked to the PlayStation®Network and/or Xbox Live account(s) used while previously playing Grand Theft Auto Online.

If you previously played GTA Online while logged in to the Social Club, the console account will be linked automatically (e.g. your PlayStation®Network account will automatically be linked to your Social Club account if you log into your Social Club account while playing GTA Online on PlayStation®3).

If you need to link your PlayStation®Network or Xbox Live account to your Social Club account, you can do so logging on to socialclub.rockstargames.com/settings/linkedaccounts

What will be transferred:

  • Money – Earned in-game money will transfer.  Purchased in-game money that has not yet been spent will only transfer within a console family (e.g. PlayStation®3 to PlayStation®4).
  • Rank and RP – You will have the same Rank and RP after transfer.
  • Game Progress – GTA Online progression will transfer including all unlocks, Contacts, Jobs, Trophies and stats.
  • Items and Property – Weapons/attachments, vehicles/modifications, properties, clothing and all aspects of character appearance will be transferred.  Character-owned items (e.g. clothing, weapons, etc.) will remain in the character’s inventory and will not need to be repurchased in-game.  Vehicles will appear in the same garage they were left in before the transfer.
  • Creator – Jobs made within the Creator will be transferred.
  • Crews – Existing Crew information will available.
  • Achievements and Trophies – Achievements and trophies will transfer. Additional overall Gamerscore will not be awarded for transferring achievement progress.

What will not be transferred:

  • Purchased in-game money that has not yet been spent will not transfer from across console families (e.g. Xbox 360 to PlayStation®4) or to PC.
  • Published Job playlists and bookmarked playlists will not be available if transferring across console families (e.g. Xbox 360 to PlayStation®4) or to PC.
  • Leaderboards, world records and personal bests will not be transferred.
  • Snapmatic photos within the game.  All photos will still be accessible via the Social Club website.

Limitations on Transfer:

  • Transferring previous GTA Online data is a special feature of GTAV that may not be available to all users or at all times, and may, upon 30 days notice be terminated, modified, or offered under different terms.
  • Transfers may only be made between accounts owned by the same player and transfers may be rejected, modified, or reversed if the player or transfer violates the transfer requirements, Terms of Service (rockstargames.com/legal) or End User License Agreement (rockstargames.com/eula).
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