How do you download new saves for Wii games?


Product: Powersaves
Platform: Wii
Type: FAQs
Originally posted: 19/09/2008
Last updated: 20/10/2008
Viewed: 12714 times


1. Start by clicking the ‘SAVES – WEB’ button.


2. Choose either ‘Power Saves’, ‘Community’ or ‘My Uploads’ to access the desired section of the database. The ‘Power Saves’ option is highlighted here.


3. Click on the letter of the game for which you want to browse. For example, if you`re searching for Power Saves for Guitar Hero III, click on ‘G’.

4. Locate and click the game title of the save you want to download.


5. Read the descriptions of each save listed, and choose which one you want to download.

6. Click on the desired game save.

7. Choose the location you want to save to be downloaded to. ‘To PC’ downloads the save into your PC database. ‘To SD’ downloads it directly to the SD card, which must be connected to your PC to use this option.


8. Click ‘Download’.

Remember, game save data is region-specific. For example, only European game saves work with European games, and only US game saves work with US games.

• Copying game saves from your PC to your Wii

If you’ve copied saves to your PC’s hard drive, saves with the file extension ‘.wii’ must be copied to the SD card using the MAX Media Manager Pro software, or they won’t be recognized by the Wii console.

Before transferring save data to a Wii console from an SD card, be sure of the following:

1. The game has been played on the Wii console at least once.

2. Existing game save data for the game has been removed / backed up from the Wii console.

If save data will not copy to the SD card from the MAX Media Manager Pro software, be sure that..

1. The correct device drive letter is assigned to the SD card. This can be changed in the ‘General’ section of the options menu. Please click here for advice on how to do this.

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