If you happen to download the newest title update to Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma and/or Dark Arisen, it’s best to back up your save data as there are issues with it corrupting save datas.
According to reports, a number of users have encountered issues with the new title update where their save data gets corrupted. If this unfortunate event happened to you, you will no longer be able to use it, meaning you will have to start all over again. To make sure this don’t happen, make sure you frequently back up your save data either on a USB or through a cloud.
Those who frequently experience this issue are advised to play the game offline as Capcom tries to find a solution as quickly as possible.