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Destiny 2 Shadowkeep: How to Enable Cross-Save & Battle.Net to Steam Transfer

August 23, 2019


Hello everyone. This video is a little late, but I wanted
to make sure all the kinks were ironed out and all issues to be resolved before posting. Now that we’re good to go, I’m gonna tell
you how to enable cross-save and how to start the transfer from battle.net to Steam, for
those of you on PC. Spoilers, it’s really easy to do. First, what are you getting yourself into
when you enable cross-save? Cross-Save is where you’ll be able to use
your Destiny account across PC, Stadia, PS4 and Xbox. You’ll have 1 central account instead of 3
individual accounts. You will pick ONE of your accounts to serve
as your “main” Destiny account and with cross-save enabled, you’ll be able to use it on those
platforms. This is NOT a merging of accounts, you are
not combining your Destiny accounts into one, you need to pick one. Your other accounts will still exist in the
background, they won’t be erased, but you won’t be able to get to them. If you want to disable cross-save for whatever
reason, you can do that to go back to your split platform accounts, but you won’t be
able to enable cross-save again for 90 days. Cross-Save is not really designed to be turned
on and off though, just supposed to be a one time experience. Cross-Save is NOT Cross-Play, cross-play,
while mentioned by Bungie, seems to be a ways away. Do you NEED to enable cross-save? No, if you only have one account and don’t
plan on playing on any other platforms ever, then you don’t really need to use cross-save. You also need to own the content on the platform
that you are playing on. So, if you play on PS4 and want to play on
PC, you need to own Destiny 2 on PC in order to play. If you want to play everywhere, you need to
own the content everywhere. Buying Silver will also disable the ability
to disable Cross-Save until 90 days after the Silver purchase. Being banned or restricted to the game in
some way will lock your cross-save capabilities until the ban or restriction is over. Enabling cross-save means any silver on an
account that is not turned into the main account will be inaccessible. It will still exist, but you won’t be able
to get to it. Cross-Save is found by going to bungie.net,
clicking your profile and then going to Cross-Save. What you’re going to do here is log into any
accounts that you have linked to your Bungie account just to reconfirm that you own those
accounts. You’ll authenticate them, then you’ll go to
the next screen to pick which platform you’d like to become your main account for cross-save. I can’t emphasize this enough, please pick
the right one. If you are a PC player, you’ll need to set
up your battle.net to Steam transfer before you can set up cross-save. To do that, you’ve probably seen this warning
at the top of the bungie page tell you to do the account preparation. All you’ll do here is verify your battle.net
account and your game content, confirm that you know you’ll be able to do it one time
and one time only, log into the Steam account that you’ll be using for Destiny 2 when Destiny
moves to Steam and that’s it. Everything on your Destiny account will transfer
when Shadowkeep launches. Your friends, however, will not transfer. Battle.net will support Destiny until Shadowkeep
launches. Steam is currently only selling Shadowkeep,
but I imagine will sell all Destiny content like Forsaken when Destiny is on Steam. If you own certain content on certain platforms
and not on others, certain things will be unavailable to you, just keep that in mind. I don’t have an exact list, but while stuff
like armor probably won’t be disabled, other things like destinations may differ. Final note, the last chance to buy Destiny
2, any expansions or Silver on battle.net, aka PC, is September 3rd. After that, you won’t be able to until Shadowkeep
launches on Steam in October. That note is mainly for anyone on console
looking to try out Destiny 2 on PC before Forsaken. The only version of Destiny that is purchasable
right now is the complete collection which is 40 dollars. That’s all I got on cross-save, hope it helped. Thanks for watching, I’ll see you next time.

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100 Comments

  • Reply Fuzzball Huth August 23, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Thanks dattow

  • Reply MovableFormula August 23, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Datto..

    you are my man

  • Reply Hydro Cookie August 23, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    Shit ton of exotics or 750 power level. 🙁

  • Reply Teebles August 23, 2019 at 2:04 pm

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  • Reply Travis Williams August 23, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    It may be easy to do, but you won't catch me skipping a datto vid.

  • Reply Douglas McLennan August 23, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    Fist ten brilliant work datto love ya

  • Reply Babyccino Au August 23, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    Yeetus deletus

  • Reply Pyronic24 August 23, 2019 at 2:05 pm

    I already have Cross Save enabled, and ready to move to Steam. But it’s a Datto video, so I’m gonna watch it.

  • Reply Forcer August 23, 2019 at 2:07 pm

    Instructions unclear, accidentally downloaded D3 on my Nintendo Switch

  • Reply SuchA Hackerr August 23, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    Yo Ive already watched like everyone's video one this topic and I'm not even gonna be able to switch from console to pc for a few more months but ill watch another vid. Especially since its Dattos

  • Reply Paul Sacco August 23, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    You are late to the party…

  • Reply Eric F August 23, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    Jumping back into D2 now, is it worth joining a clan? Or can I just do Guided Games for the high level content?

  • Reply Zak The Meatball August 23, 2019 at 2:09 pm

    We have to buy all the dlc again.
    Looks like bungee taking my money again 😪

  • Reply EpicFire YT August 23, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    I have activated Cross save and I wanna Play shadowkeep only on pc do I have to buy it on ps4 and pc or only on pc (PS4 is my main account)

  • Reply David Cook August 23, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    Who ever disliked is a horrible person this man puts his time into making guides day in and day out and does a great job with it

  • Reply Stevenm 11920 August 23, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    I don’t need to cross save cusbi don’t even have a pc but u already know I’m watching the datto video

  • Reply Henry Jones August 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    So my question is: Let's say I wanna buy D2 on Xbox and move from PC to Xbox. Do I need all of the dlc that I have on PC on Xbox? Or just the base game?

  • Reply STIMPY 323 August 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    So u gotta buy it all again dlcs n all wack af

  • Reply DJ PEEPS August 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Daddy datto notice me UwU

  • Reply Bwilson August 23, 2019 at 2:13 pm

    Idk if I nust got super lucky here. But I did cross save from PC to ps4. And I dont own any dlc on ps4. So all my drops are 380 or below. But they are dropping as masterworks like crazy! 1 gambit match I got about 8 cores.

  • Reply Matthew Williams August 23, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    Already know how to do it, but it's a daddy datto video. Have to watch it.

  • Reply Kirtahl August 23, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    Go to Bungle.net, but yeah good for clarifying for those who may be unaware.

  • Reply thomas davidson August 23, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    its the small stuff datto does for us that get me. I mean this is a prime example of datto going out of his way to help us the dummydumbs. I appreciate this small video, I not very inclined in maneuvering the web/tech and even maybe i could of figured it out, but boy is it easier to just have guidance, tedious maybe on you end datto, but i needed this. Thanks

  • Reply Rush August 23, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    nice vid mate, keep up the great work, and accept me ♥

  • Reply Sam Vortex August 23, 2019 at 2:16 pm

    This would have been nice when Destiny 2 launched so I could get some veterans stuff, oh well

  • Reply Jose Lorenzo August 23, 2019 at 2:16 pm

    Yeah maybe if I want to switch to pc

  • Reply MinecraftManiacs1to3 August 23, 2019 at 2:16 pm

    I don't even plan to play on other platforms. I don't even plan to enable this. I just like Datto's voice.

  • Reply Masric August 23, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    I do have one question for you, Datto. Cross Save went through fine, my beloved PS4 characters have been on PC and it is so, so good! However, when I look at the "Battle.Net to Steam" page it shows my old B.net characters instead of my PS4 ones. I did the B.net to Steam link, since it seemed like you had to do that first before Cross Save, so, I'm wondering why one set of characters is being shown instead of the other. Thanks for any help.

  • Reply DNS August 23, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    I had to change email account to be able to do it. It kept telling me to verify my email on Battlenet, which I did many years ago.

  • Reply Edgard Munguia August 23, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    I already knew how to do this, but its a video from Datto so of course I will watch it. Thanks for the guide Datto

  • Reply Carrotz August 23, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    howwwww do you manage to pick the wrong one???? SMH, its all labeled so clearly and you have to review your choice.

  • Reply Barca_plays August 23, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Is progress carried across all platforms after cross save?

  • Reply Carbiniz3r August 23, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Alright so i got the part where you snort the molly out of a banana but i took a wrong turn somewhere in your directions and now my dick is stuck in the toaster

  • Reply Rpthunder August 23, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    If I have destiny on battle.net, will I have to buy it again when it switches to steam?

  • Reply Danny Tran August 23, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    Does anyone know the name we will be using when we transition to steam? Steam has the ingame profile name and the account name and I just wanted to know which of those will be displayed or something else like the Bungie name

  • Reply Will Horton August 23, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    Gutted man… I thought I was gonna be able to give my PS4 dude all of my gear I earned on PC, but sadly no. Gotta continue with my not-OG guardian 🙁

  • Reply Michael Sanchez August 23, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    I found some PS4 exclusive armor to be locked out and not count towards my power level once I transferred over.

  • Reply Mr. Ferguson August 23, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    So I'm a noob and need some direction: If I've only played Destiny and D2 on Xbox up until now, will I need to only buy Shadowkeep on PC or ALL of D2 for PC? I figure it's all of D2 but want to make sure. Thanks!

  • Reply Suraj Dahal August 23, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Do I need to buy all the dlcs again if I want to play on another platform?

  • Reply DragonFiles August 23, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    At the end, did he say, “-before Forsaken.”?

  • Reply Morpheus4444 August 23, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Yo how do i enable cross save if i dont have a ps4 or xbox account ?

  • Reply Victor Chavez August 23, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Thanks a lot for the info datto.

  • Reply Bad3116 August 23, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    Ok so quick question? I am a console player namely a ps4 user but in December of this year I am getting a pc and want to transfer my ps4 account to pc. Basically my question is by than, would I have to make a steam account and buy destiny 2 content on steam and than transfer my account from console to pc? Or is this cross save a timed event or thing?

  • Reply GreatFlamin Zeus August 23, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    I was considering swapping between my OG D1 character set from console and my PC set, but then cross save has a 90 day cooldown. Nevermind

  • Reply Ismail Mahmood August 23, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Does the dlc carry over?

  • Reply D Robords August 23, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    Wait so if I have all the dlc (except shadowkeep) on Xbox, but I have to buy forsaken and shadowkeep on PC?

  • Reply Dogsruleu12 August 23, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    Datto: makes cross save video
    Me: has no use for cross save because only has one account
    Me: watches it anyways because it’s Datto we’re talking about here

  • Reply Alien August 23, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    So datto will u be on hot ones or?

  • Reply Tanner Bernhardt August 23, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Am I watching this because I feel bad that he had to make this video, absolutely, the poor man.

  • Reply Paradigmical August 23, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    I don't even have a PS4, but since my PS3 was linked, it's trying to force me to link my PS account, even though I don't even remember the email and password for it.

  • Reply Pobzy August 23, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    So thanks so Datto I can now play D2 with all of my Playstation experience on PC 🙂 yay!

  • Reply Dj 7 August 23, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    I dont understand this – so I transfer my xbox account to steam but I dont get all my dlc? So I loose all my stuff still because I dont have the dlc?

  • Reply Spider-Man August 23, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Can i transfer my ps4 account to my pc and still play on the ps4?

  • Reply Shelta Delta August 23, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    What about stadia how that gonna work when it comes out. Im guessing once it comes out, bungie will allow you to authenticate the stadia account while your cross saved enabled

  • Reply Alex August 23, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    Me:isn't going to use cross save, has already signed up for the steam cross over
    Also Me:Yeah we gotta watch the Datto vid

    Edit:holy shit we all thought of the same comment huh

  • Reply lolosh99 August 23, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    I try to cross save but it keeps giving me “something weird happened” :/

  • Reply STARWARSGUYE11 August 23, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Anyone know if your Bnet username will override your other platform usernames if you choose Bnet as the main account? Also anyone know if your Bnet username will be transferred to Steam? (I like my ingame name and I want to keep it)

  • Reply Abe August 23, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    Love you buddy

  • Reply CMDR Hells x Pyro August 23, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    Do i need to buy shadowkeep 2x?

  • Reply ShadowGamer3360 August 23, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    As others have stated. I have already done this but gotta support my boi datto

  • Reply Abdulwahab Ashi August 23, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    If I do a cross save from PS4 to PC. can I back again to PS4?

  • Reply DirtyDanChicago August 23, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    All hail Criss Save.

  • Reply E Koo August 23, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Does new light 750 light increase include the ability trees unlocked?

  • Reply ResCyn August 23, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Useful for some I admit but what I really wanted was to be able to merge my old PS4 progress with my PC progress. Ahh well :/

  • Reply cannedpeanuts August 23, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    I literally already had cross save enabled why am I watching this

  • Reply Reddish puppet5 August 23, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    So tell me if I am wrong. Do you have to buy destiny 2 on battle.net before it’s free in order to cross save. Or can I wait till it’s free and then cross save then pls help just a bit lost.

  • Reply Marlon Barrientos August 23, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    Anyone else ever watch datto vids even though youve already done “the thing,” just because you want more datto content?

  • Reply Recon sniper 7651 August 23, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Can we play on your cross saved characters on different platforms now or do we have to wait till shadow keep

  • Reply Legend August 23, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    Can we use Cross Save to get our Legacy Emblems on PC?

  • Reply Mirai Nikki August 23, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    So, if I on PS4, and I already have D2 on PC, what should I do first? How I can go from PS4 to PC (Steam, I guess), and where should I buy DLC's for D2, if I already have Forsaken with annual pass on Battlenet?
    PS4 account is prioritized

  • Reply Jordan Petrazzini August 23, 2019 at 4:12 pm

    I accidentally linked the wrong blizzard account. is there a way to unlink an account and link another?

  • Reply HEY! PHRASING! August 23, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    instructions unclear, deleted d2 and preordered borderlands 3 and gears 5

  • Reply Bryson Leonard August 23, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    Is there any way to cross-save between ps4 to p

  • Reply Derp DaDouch August 23, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    This shit right here is just gross and the fact he plugged the not complete edition at the end makes it worse, how is it the "complete edition" if there is another dlc coming out. Shills bro, willing to defend anything that earns them money.

  • Reply Red_Ace August 23, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    So easy, that even a Titan can do it

  • Reply swhero4mer4jesus August 23, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    So say i get a pc next year. I play on both consoles. Do I make a steam account now and then cross save? Or could I go ahead and cross save without having any pc account?

  • Reply PCMR August 23, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    If someone has a psn account of d2 legendary edition will he be able to play all the content on steam like forsaken or content is tied to the platform?

  • Reply Shadow August 23, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    Day 17 of asking Datto to finally make his last wish raid review

  • Reply Zeke Solomon August 23, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    Dude I fucking hate steam, the interface is ugly af, has no design and it’s horrible in everything, good bye D2 PC I’m switching to PS4 since Xbox is trash

  • Reply Ged 999 August 23, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    Wow, it's true, even titans can do it

  • Reply Aiden Pearce August 23, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    I bought forsaken after the steam link, will it go there aswell?

  • Reply John Wilkins August 23, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Should I do it even though I wanna stay on console?

  • Reply Alek Appleton August 23, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    Where are my console brethren looking for a better life?

  • Reply David Bodolay August 23, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Datto give us a video of pc settings for the game.

  • Reply Mr Tea August 23, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    Datto: Spoilers, this is all really, really easy
    Also Datto: You simply need to win 500 crucible games to enable cross-save, shouldn’t take too long

  • Reply LostDovahkin August 23, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    How do people pick the wrong one?

  • Reply nkenn10 August 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    I did everything and it worked, im just mad that i cant play my characters on Pc from xbox without owning the game.

  • Reply Dero BR August 23, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    Oh yes, enslaved tutorial

  • Reply frederickir August 23, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    So basically cross save is completely useless and a total waste of time, when you can just go play on the platform you wanted to in the first place. Instead of only having to own one copy of the game which is what this should have been used for.

  • Reply MrMonsterHunter 808 August 23, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    Idk if I’m ready to overwrite my PS4 account. Obviously I’ll miss my emblems like Laurea prima but also the fact that it remembers who I first raided with in D1 and that it counts as a veteran account is valuable to me.

  • Reply General Kenobi Daily August 23, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    Can I wait until shadowkeep launches to cross save and move to PC?

  • Reply Brian Palmore August 23, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    so does cross saving NOT transfer silver to the main account?
    someone gave me 800 silver to my xbox account on accident, does cross save not make that silver accessible on my pc account?

  • Reply JuckDeg August 23, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    so if i preorder the digital deluxe on my main active account . and get the standard version on pc, will i get the digital deluxe rewards like the emotes and sparrow on pc too?

  • Reply Ben Murphy August 23, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    So if I have foresaken and shadow keep on Xbox but want to play it on pc sometimes, I have to buy it again on pc?

  • Reply MiraxCF August 23, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    I already did this but its datto so imma watch the video anyways

  • Reply Nep August 23, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    I already did this… I just wanted to listen to your voice

  • Reply CallMeDylan August 23, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    So will my character only transfer once shadowkeep releases

  • Reply summers shadow August 23, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    Why don’t you make a video on how screwed up it is that thousands of us accidentally linked wrong account and now cannot DEACTIVATE our cross save to get our mains back!!

  • Reply Dang Gaming August 23, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    Anyone know how to get passed the "Something weird happened" when you try to complete the cross save?

  • Reply William Trepp August 23, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    I’m still a little confused. If you own destiny on battle.net, do you have to buy it again on steam?

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