How to save in Death Stranding

Take good care of your BB and your data by learning how to save in Death Stranding.

Much of Death Stranding is opaque when you first start playing, intentionally hidden from you so that you can piece together the world in your mind over time. A basic mechanic like saving, however, doesn’t need to be that way. If you’re looking to learn how to save in Death Stranding then you’ve come to the right place. Fortunately it’s very easy, so read on and you’ll be able to save your data in no time.

How to save in Death Stranding

How to save in Death Stranding
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There are several different methods of saving in Death Stranding, but you’re likely here to learn how to manually save. To create a save file, all you need to do is press the Options button to bring up the Cufflinks with your map, mail and other options. Select System on this menu (you’ll need to hit left on the D-Pad and you’ll have the option to save or load your game, as well as tweak the controls. To recap, if you want to save you need to press Options, find the System menu and select Save.

It’s worth noting that you don’t need to manually save often in Death Stranding. The game also includes an autosave feature which will save your progress automatically as you progress through the game. There are several actions that will trigger the autosave, including visiting a new distribution point or taking on a new job. If you’re unsure though and need to quit, it’s still best to manually save just to be, well, safe. 

Congrats on learning how to save in Death Stranding. There’s plenty of confusing stuff out there in Sam Porter Bridges’ world, so goon on you for making at least one task less painful! We’ll have more guides on the way soon for Death Stranding, so stay tuned for further tips and tricks in our Guides section.

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