How to save in Need for Speed Heat

Keep all of your progress saved in Need for Speed Heat.

If you recently started playing Need for Speed Heat, you may be wondering how to save the game. Are there manual save options, or does the game rely on automatic saves? To ease your anxiety regarding saves, we’ve put together a quick guide on how to save in Need for Speed Heat.

How to save in Need for Speed Heat

How to save in Need for Speed Heat
Need for Speed Heat uses automatic saves to keep track of your progress.
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  • To save in Need for Speed Heat, you’ll need to trigger an autosave.
  • Autosaves occur regularly in Need for Speed Heat, though you can “manually” trigger one by returning to your garage or using fast travel to a safe house location.

Need for Speed Heat exclusively uses automatic saves. Because of this, you won’t be able to manually save your game before you close out of it. Keeping this in mind, there are a few surefire ways to trigger an autosave in Need for Speed Heat. You’ll know the game is autosaving as an NFS logo appears at the bottom right corner of your screen.

When the logo disappears, the game has finished autosaving. To trigger an autosave, you can do things like visit your garage, use fast travel, complete a race, participate in an event, and so on. Just about everything you do will trigger an autosave at some point, though the quickest way is usually by fast travel to a safe house, or returning to your garage.

After all, you won’t have to complete an entire event just to autosave if you decide you’re done for the night. Simply return to your garage or fast travel to a safe house, then look for the autosave logo at the bottom right corner. Once the logo disappears, you’ll know your game has been properly saved up to that point.

Now that you know how to save in Need for Speed Heat, be sure to read through our previous guide where we walk you through how to turn your engine off in Need for Speed Heat!

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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