Do you keep you old game save files after selling off that game?

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Some people keep their games, some trade them in once they are done, swap, sell, eBay etc, to each their own.
Once a game is out of you possession do you keep the game save file or do you delete it?

The Ps3 and 360 has a little more internal storage so there's no need to be stingey with space, if you don't have a SD card for you Wii then maybe you might do a regular clean out.

With my game save files I usually end up hanging on to them, most of the time it's not on purpose it's usually because I just forget about it. Guess it doesn't hurt hanging onto them in case that game some how ends up in your console again.
Yes I do now, because I had a clean up once and deleted the Uncharted 1 save, and because I did I missed out on some extras in Uncharted 2 :'@

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MicDaMan said: Yes I do now, because I had a clean up once and deleted the Uncharted 1 save, and because I did I missed out on some extras in Uncharted 2




I totally forgot about the occasional sequel link a few games have. Imagine if you deleted your Mass Effect game save files :E
I'm a keeper. It's not an issue with storage anymore. Have kept everything since they started rewarding you for having saves from previous games in new games.
depends on if i will every play the series again.
Of I hated the game. I'll delete the save file for it.
i do cause you never know when you might need it :P
Yes.
once i sell a game 99.9% of the time i will never have it back in my posetion so i bin all trace of it on my system

and if i ever brake tradition of picking up a game again it would be a very long time and would want to start from scratch again any way so ....
Yep, I do
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Save files take up such an insignificant amount relative to the overall size of the hard drive that I don't bother deleting them.
Game data, however, is a differenty story.
If it's gotten to the point that I'd get rid of a game, then there's no chance I'd ever be playing it again, so I usually don't keep the files.
Yeah, mainly because I cbf deleting them, but also because I might go back.

I thnk the last time I deleted them was for space on the Cube Memory card because Animal Crossing took up so much room.
Keep. I mean, when you have 160 - 320gb HDD, or 500+ for some (myself), what's the point deleting? It doesn't do anything negative to keep it around, and takes minimal space......
i dont sell any games off. so i just keep the saves. even games i borrow from people i just keep the save cos it doesnt hurt like others have said with all the space we have on current gen consoles

stygiaN_ said: Keep. I mean, when you have 160 - 320gb HDD, or 500+ for some (myself), what's the point deleting? It doesn't do anything negative to keep it around, and takes minimal space......


WHY HELLO THERE DC UNIVERSE ONLINE

*11 GBs*

Kurogane said:

stygiaN_ said: Keep. I mean, when you have 160 - 320gb HDD, or 500+ for some (myself), what's the point deleting? It doesn't do anything negative to keep it around, and takes minimal space......


WHY HELLO THERE DC UNIVERSE ONLINE
*11 GBs*


11gb / 160gb isn't even 10%. I doubt the rest of your games & save files take the remaining 149gb?

*if you do have a 160gb, as minimum.
I do have a 160gb.

And 10% is a lot.
I always keep them, when i used to trade. Just incase I ever got the game again. Now I just keep games. I don't trade anymore. You get ripped off when doing it
I keep them just in case I get the urge to buy that game again and don't want to start from scratch, I usually just delete the install base if I'm desperate for space.
I do. Unintentionally. When I release I have a saved game for Perfect Dark Zero, for example, I trip out and release it's not 2005 anymore so I delete it.

Happens all the time.
i do i cant seen to throw anything away and sometimes its fun to go back to the old games like yesterday i went back to heavenly sword and that still looks great

DPkrass said: once i sell a game 99.9% of the time i will never have it back in my posetion so i bin all trace of it on my system
and if i ever brake tradition of picking up a game again it would be a very long time and would want to start from scratch again any way so ....


This ^^
i never delete my files because i don't sell any of my games
I never sell my games so keeping game saves are none of my concern.

Though when I borrow a game, I still keep the game save. :P
 
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