Mechwarrior 5: Save Location | Where To Find

June 29, 2023
Let's see where you can find the Save Location in Mechwarrior 5.

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries puts you in the shoes of Commander Mason, the head of a small mercenary outfit on a quest to avenge his father’s death and uncover deep secrets. As you progress further into the story, you will need to save the game if you don’t wish to lose your progress.

This guide will tell you the save game location for MechWarrior 5.

Save Location | Where To Find

MechWarrior 5:Mercenaries is the first single-player game in the series after a long time and features a lengthy campaign of 37 hours.

Being available on different platforms, players can purchase and download the game from various storefronts. Currently, it is available on Steam, Epic Games Store, Microsoft Store,, Humble Store, GamersGate, Green Man Gaming etc..

Also Read: Mechwarrior 5: Mech List [Mechs Ranked]

PC Players can backup their save files by heading to the respective save folders however the

location of the folder will vary depending on where they have purchased it from. All versions of the game support cloud syncing of save games except the one of Epic Games Store where players will need to manually backup their save files.

Here is the save game location of MechWarrior 5 for each version:

  • Steam: C:\Users\[user_name]\%LOCALAPPDATA%\MW5Mercs\Saved\SaveGames\
  • Microsoft Store: C:\Users\[user_name]\%LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\PiranhaGamesInc.MechWarrior5Mercenaries_\<string>\LocalCache\Local\MW5Mercs\Saved\
  • Linux version (Steam): <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/784080/pfx

By navigating to the following directory on your PC, you will be able to find the saved game files. This can be useful if you are looking to create a backup or transfer your progress or install mods in the game to further enhance your experience