How to save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Keep track of your progress by learning all the ways in which you can save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

When first starting out in Ori and the Will of the Wisps, one of the first things you’ll want to know is how to save. Given the game’s general difficulty, saving your progress will help you push forward and beat the game. To get you up to speed on everything, we’ve put together a quick guide explaining how to save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

How to save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps

How to save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps
You can either save at Spirit Wells in Ori and the Will of the Wisps, or rely on the game's auto-save feature to take care of everything for you! 
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  • You can either rely on the game’s internal auto-save feature, or manually save at Spirit Wells in Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

Unlike its predecessor, Ori and the Blind Forest, there are actually two ways to save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps. First, Ori and the Will of the Wisps has an internal auto-save feature this time around that’ll automatically keep track of your progress. Whenever you see a glowing, rotating circle in the bottom left corner of your screen, you’ll know the game has auto-saved.

The game does this on a regular and reliable basis, though you can trigger it yourself by fast traveling, progressing through the story, etc. If you like to be completely certain your game is saved, you can also manually save in a similar manner to what was available in Ori and the Blind Forest.

Specifically, whenever you encounter a Spirit Well, you can interact with it to manually save your progress. Finding and interacting with Spirit Wells is recommended not just because you can use them to save, but they’re also integral to the game’s fast travel system. As such, you’ll quickly become familiar with them one way or another.

To recap, Ori and the Will of the Wisps has a fantastic auto-save feature that’ll keep track of your progress for you. Of course, you can manually save as needed by interacting with Spirit Wells. To see what interacting with a Spirit Well looks like, or the auto-save symbol that’ll appear naturally as you play Ori and the Will of the Wisps, be sure to check out the gameplay below courtesy of Shacknews!

Now that you know how to save in Ori and the Will of the Wisps, be sure to check out our previous guide where we go over approximately how long it’ll take you to beat Ori and the Will of the Wisps!

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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