Grand Theft Auto V PC Online Character transfer guide for PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360

Grand Theft Auto V PC is almost out and PC fans all over the world are eagerly waiting for the game’s release. Grand Theft Auto V releases on PC almost two years after the game’s original release on Xbox 360 and PS3. The PC release is so late that the PS4 and Xbox One remasters came out before it. However we all know that the PC version will be superior to the console versions.

For those who didn’t wait for the PC version and played Grand Theft Auto V on console don’t need to worry as they can easily transfer their Grand Theft Auto V Online data to the PC version of the game from the PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions.


Follow the guide below for the full character transfer process.


  • If you’ve already made a character on GTA Online PC, then after transferring that character will be replaced by the one you’re importing from PS4, PS3, Xbox One or Xbox 360. The money of both characters will be combined on transfer however and all other previous content including progression will be lost for the character you had before importing.
  • If you use your character on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 after you’ve transfer it to PC, then all progress gained will stay on that console and will not carryover to the PC version. In short they’ll be treated as separate characters.
  • If you’ve purchased in-game money then that won’t transfer. The transfer is only for money gained in the game.

Before starting make sure you have the following items ready:

  • A copy of Grand Theft Auto V for PC (install the game if you haven’t already).
  • Grand Theft Auto V Online game data, this is made if you started the mode and made your character.
  • Rockstar Games Social Club account.
  • Playstation Network or Xbox Live account depending on the console you’re transferring data from.

Got all that? Then let’s continue towards the guide.


Follow the steps below to transfer your Grand Theft Auto V Online data:

Step 1: Start the game on PC and log-in to your Rockstar Games Social Club account.

Step 2: Start Grand Theft Auto V Online through either the Main Menu or Character Wheel in the game.

Step 3: The game will give you an option to transfer your character data, progression, etc. Players will also get an option to change their character’s appearance. If you accidentally skipped this or wish to transfer your character later, you can access the option through GTA Online’s pause menu.

Step 4: If you have multiple characters across multiple platforms then there will be an option to choose which one you want to transfer to the PC version, the game will allow you to transfer only one set of characters from one platform.

That’s it, the game will now have you choose your character and start GTA Online. Have any trouble with the guide or have any questions? Feel free to ask us in the comments below and we’ll try our best to help you out.

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  • Muntasir Shamim

    How to transfer from one pc to another??Any ideas

  • Michael v E

    If I got both earned money and bought money, what will happen than? and selling cars you owned, is that earned money?

  • Mohammad Abu Hmeidan

    Not about the pc but…..would I be able to transfer my progress on the ps4 to the xbox one (knowing that I have never transferred my previous account to my ps4 so its the first time)?

  • Leigh Hicks

    i transferd my ps4 SC to my pc SC but my money didnt come over with it .. it was the pre order money you got from pre ordering it on the PSN

    • As mentioned in the article that won’t transfer. Only the money you earn transfers.

  • Joey

    Wait one character per console? So I can’t transfer my character independent of my bro’s account? I have my own PSN and Social Club.

  • Gowtham Krishnan

    I already have GTA V in XBox 360 and my brother is playing in it. Now i have bought for PC to play for myself. I want both game data to be independent of each other but using same account. Is this possible?

  • Guest

    of course you’re lvl will progress because you will be signed to the Rockstar Games Social Club account…if you lvl up on your ps4 it will be transferred to the social club account because they are the same..

  • RaginPwner

    this is going to be a dumb one, but just to clarify: do you lose your PS4 character if you transfer to PC? or do you just now have duplicate characters that then progress from that point independent of each other? example: level 50 character on PS4, transfer to PC, now have a level 50 character on PS4 and a level 50 on PC.

    • The latter.

      • RaginPwner

        not sure if trust….. !!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😉

      • Amir Nawaz

        I transferred my ps3 character to ps4…but all my friends have the game on Xbox One now…can I transfer my ps3 character or even ps4 character (doesn’t matter which to me..ps4 is level 56, ps3 guy is now level 67..) to the Xbox One? I wanna join my friends 🙁