How to Load a Suspend Point

Additional Information:

An active Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use this service.


  • If using two-player with NES - Nintendo Switch Online games, player one will be the one navigating the menu and making the desired selections. 

  • Save Data Cloud backup is not supported on NES – Nintendo Switch Online software. 

Complete These Steps:

  1. While in a game from the NES - Nintendo Switch Online library, press buttons ZL+ZR* to open the Suspend Menu, then select “Load Suspend Point.” 

  2. Select a Suspend Point in order to load your game progress.

    • Each Suspend Point will display the timestamp of when said Suspend Point was created. 

* The button layout may vary if the Joy-Con are being used horizontally as individual controllers in Tabletop or TV mode.