In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the Steam Cloud with the Rocket League game. There is a popular saying that “strike the iron while it is hot” and Psyonix seems to have done just that. By launching a game in the vehicular soccer category, it took a slight gamble. And fortunately, that gamble paid off, handsomely. Available for Windows, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, it has managed to attract quite a lot of loyal fanbase. Offering both the single-player and multiplayer game modes, the objective stands simple.
You have to hit the ball into the opponent’s net using your rocket-powered vehicles. Each team consists of eight members each and it really turns out to be an impressive gameplay experience. To further add to this, you could even sync your gameplay over to the clouds. In this regard, you could make use of the Steam Cloud with the Rocket League game. And this tutorial outlines the steps for just that. So without further ado, let’s go with the guide.
How to Use Steam Cloud With Rocket League
If you will be using the cloud storage service provided by Steam, then you will be able to sync your Replays and Game Option Configurations data files. All the other game files are stored within the game servers only (named as PsyNet). Some of the data could also be stored across both the Steam as well as PsyNet servers.
On that note, there are a few important points worth discussing. First off, we will list out the steps to enable the Steam cloud service followed by the steps to access these cloud files locally onto your PC. Only once you have successfully executed both these steps, proceed with the steps to use the Steam Cloud with the Rocket League game.
Enable the Steam Cloud
You could either enable the Steam cloud for individual games or for all the games present under your Steam catalog. Here is how it could be done for individual games:
- Launch Steam on your PC.
- Head over to the Library section and right-click on the game of your choice.
- Then go to the Update tab and enable the Cloud Synchronization option.
For all the Steam games, follow the below steps:
- Open the Steam application on your PC.
- Go to Settings and navigate to the Clouds tab.
- Finally, just checkmark the Enable Steam Cloud Sync option.
Now before proceeding with the steps to use the Steam Cloud with the Rocket League game, let’s focus on the ability to access cloud files locally.
How to Access the Cloud Files Locally
- You could also access all the cloud files from the following location (all these files are saved to this location by default):
- PC: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata
- Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/userdata
- Linux: ~/.local/share/Steam/userdata
- Inside this user data folder, you will find Steam IDs, which are in sync with your Steam accounts. Furthermore, within each of the Steam ID folders, you will be able to get your hands on the respective games associated with those accounts, categorized by the app ID. The syntax for the same will be:
- On the other hand, any change made to the Steam client cloud files is stored locally as well on the clouds. If we talk about the former, the location is:
- All these pieces of information should suffice as of now. You could now begin with the steps to use the Steam Cloud with the Rocket League game.
How to Use the Rocket League data saved in Steam Cloud
If you wish to access or make changes to the Rocket League data saved in Steam Cloud, then the below instructions shall come in handy. Just make sure that you have enabled Steam clouds, instructions for which have already been discussed above in the first section.
- Launch the Rocket League game on your PC.
- While it is running, use the ALT + TAB shortcut key combinations
- Then navigate to the following location:
C:\Users\[USERNAME]\Documents\My Games\Rocket League\TAGame
- You may now make the modifications as per the need. For example, you could get access to the Replay files in the Demos file, Save data in the SaveData folder, or the Downloaded training packs in the Training folder.
- Once that is done, close the game. After this, the Steam cloud will automatically sync all the new bits of data that you have just made changes to.
So with this, we conclude the guide on how to use the Steam Cloud with the Rocket League game. We have also mentioned detailed steps to enable the Steam Clouds and to access the Rocket League data saved in Steam Cloud. If you still have any queries, do let us know in the comments section below. Rounding off, here are some iPhone Tips and Tricks, PC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Trick that you should check out as well.