Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon HOME, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon Shining Pearl, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee and Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu are among the only Nintendo Switch games that are not compatible with Save Data Cloud Backup

Read on below for a list of Nintendo Switch games that don’t support Save Data Cloud backup, including several Pokémon titles:

Which Nintendo Switch Titles Are Compatible with Save Data Cloud Backup?

Applies to:  Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model


The vast majority of Nintendo Switch titles support Save Data Cloud backup for players with a Nintendo Switch Online membership. Online features (such as Nintendo Switch Online app and Save Data Cloud compatibility) are always identified in the Nintendo eShop and in the game’s product information on www.nintendo.com.

The following titles are the only Nintendo Switch games that are not compatible with this feature.

  • 1-2-Switch
  • 8-BIT ADV STEINS;GATE
  • A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher
  • A Fold Apart
  • A Sound Plan
  • Air Hockey
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Arcade Archives IKARI III -THE RESCUE-
  • Asphalt 9: Legends
  • Bass Pro Shops: The Strike – Championship Edition
  • Battle Supremacy – Evolution
  • Battleground
  • BINGO for Nintendo Switch
  • Blade II – The Return Of Evil
  • Bookbound Brigade
  • Bowling
  • Bubble
  • Cabela’s: The Hunt – Championship Edition
  • Catan
  • Chapeau
  • Clue: The Classic Mystery Game
  • Color Zen Kids
  • Creepy Brawlers
  • Curious Cases
  • DAEMON X MACHINA
  • DAEMON X MACHINA: Prototype Missions
  • DARK SOULS: REMASTERED
  • Darts
  • Dawn of the Breakers
  • Dead By Daylight
  • Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise
  • Deployment
  • Doggie Ninja The Golden Mission
  • Dungeon Stars
  • EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition
  • Escape First
  • Eternal Card Game
  • EXORDER
  • Fear of Traffic
  • FIFA 18
  • FIFA 19
  • Fledgling Heroes
  • Fortnite
  • Fractured Minds
  • Funimation
  • Gates Of Hell
  • Gato Roboto
  • Gems of War
  • Gigantosaurus The Game
  • Go Vacation
  • Golf
  • Guess the word
  • Gurgamoth
  • HAUNTED: Halloween ’86
  • Hidden
  • Hidden in Plain Sight
  • Hulu
  • Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms
  • InkyPen
  • IN-VERT
  • It’s Spring Again
  • izneo
  • JUMANJI: The Video Game
  • Just Black Jack
  • Lanternium
  • Lightseekers
  • Little Shopping
  • MetaChampions
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
  • Miner Warfare
  • Miniature – The Story Puzzle
  • MISTOVER
  • Modern Combat Blackout
  • NBA 2K Playgrounds 2
  • Neverlast
  • New Super Lucky’s Tale
  • Nidhogg 2
  • Ninjala
  • No Time to Relax
  • North
  • Onigiri
  • Orbitblazers
  • Othello
  • Overwatch – Legendary Edition
  • Parasomnia Verum
  • Party Trivia
  • Pet Care
  • Pixel Devil and the Broken Cartridge
  • Pizza Parking
  • PLOID SAGA
  • Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
  • Pokémon HOME
  • Pokémon Shield
  • Pokémon Shining Pearl
  • Pokémon Sword
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!
  • POOL
  • Ragtag Adventurers
  • Red Hot Ricochet
  • Robbie Swifthand and the Orb of Mysteries
  • Robox
  • Royal Adviser
  • Santa Tracker
  • Sheep in Hell
  • Slam Land
  • Slot
  • Smash Rush
  • Speaking Simulator
  • Splatoon 2
  • Spot the Difference
  • Squidlit
  • SUPER DRAGON BALL HEROES WORLD MISSION – Launch Edition
  • Super Holobunnies: Pause Café
  • Taimumari: Complete Edition
  • Teddy Gangs
  • The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game
  • The Otterman Empire
  • The Raven Remastered
  • The Town of Light: Deluxe Edition
  • Theatre Tales
  • Theme Park Simulator
  • Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore
  • Trailer Trashers
  • Trials Rising Standard Edition
  • V.O.I.D.
  • Wanba Warriors
  • Warface
  • Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions
  • while True: learn()
  • World Soccer
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution
  • ZOMB

Source: Nintendo Support

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