Normally, saving your game in a Fallout game is pretty straightforward. After all, it’s an option within the game’s pause menu. This isn’t the case with Fallout 76, as it’s a shared world, always-online title. As you’re exploring the wasteland of West Virginia, chances are you’re going to want to make sure that all your hard work is safe and that you save your game. Here’s how to save your game in Fallout 76.
How to Save Your Game in Fallout 76
To save your game in Fallout 76 press the Options button on PS4 or Menu button on Xbox One to access the map, and then press L1 or LB to access the game menu. From here, you can then simply choose to Quit Game. In doing so, Fallout 76 will safely remove you from that world server and return you to the main menu. We’d suggest always doing this when you’re done playing Fallout 76, just to be safe.
Because Fallout 76 is a shared world and always-online title, your progress is always recorded on the game’s servers. There’s no real save data being stored on your system.
You can always get a similar result by using the fast travel feature in the game. If you fast travel back to your CAMP, then you know that the game is going to have recorded all your progress up until that point to fast travel you there with your inventory intact.
Fallout 76 Auto-Save
Yes, Fallout 76 has an auto-save feature, as your progress is constantly being recorded and uploaded to the game’s servers. As such, when you choose to quit the game, your progress will immediately be saved so you return to where you were when you jump back in.
That’s all you need to know to save your game in Fallout 76. Now, you should never run the risk of losing all your hard work in a lengthy session either with friends or on your own.
For more tips, tricks, and guides for exploring the wasteland of West Virginia, be sure to check out our Fallout 76 guide wiki.
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