GTA V Error “Your Save Data Could Not Be Loaded” Fix
GTA V players are reporting an error with the save data that leads to the message that it could not be loaded. Here’s a fix for this issue.
Rockstar Games has shared a fix for this issue that is starting to crop up after the release of the latest update, the Cayo Perico Heist. It has added a whole new destination, weapons, and vehicles for the players to explore requiring a special submarine in order to reach it. More details on this update are found here.
If you have download the Cayo Perico Heist update and are facing an issue with your save data, read the steps listed below to find a potential solution to your problem.
How To Fix “Your Save Data Could Not Be Loaded” Issue In GTA V?
- On Xbox 360: Clear your system cache, then Hold LB + RB while booting the game.
- On Xbox One (also applicable to Xbox Series X through BC): Clear your system cache by holding the power button on your Xbox One until the system fully shuts off. You can then immediately power on the system and launch the game.
- On PS3 or PS4 (also applicable to PS5 through BC): Clear your game data (NOT save data) from the Game Data Utility in the XMB (system menu). Afterwards, hold L1 + R1 while booting the game
- On PC: In your PC’s “Documents” folder (C:\Users\YourUserName\Documents by default), delete or rename the “Social Club” folder. The files will be redownloaded the next time you start the game.
This error occurs when there was an issue retrieving your latest GTA Online character save data and should resolve on its own. Keep in mind that this will also reset your brightness settings and choice of language in GTA V.