How to Manually save in No Man’s Sky - Prima Games

How to Manually save in No Man’s Sky

by Josh Hawkins

No Man’s Sky has an assortment of worlds and systems for players to explore. As you build up your bases and discover new creatures and resources, you’re going to want to make sure you’re saving your progress. Once you know how to manually save in No Man’s Sky, you’ll never lose any kind of progress along the way. While the game does have autosave, you’ll also want to know how to manually save your game in No Man’s Sky as well, so let’s get right to it.

How to Manually Save in No Man’s Sky

Unlike many games available these days, No Man’s Sky does not have a save option available openly in the game’s main menu. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a way to manually save your game, though, you just need to know what you’re doing.

See, the way that No Man’s Sky handles saving, is that anytime you leave your ship, then you’ll get a new save file. This means that you can trigger a save manually at anytime by simply hopping in and out of your ship. Of course, this means you’ll need to land on a planet or a space station.

This can easily be accomplished, though, which means being able to quickly change up your path and save your game should be pretty easy. Now that you know how to manually save in No Man’s Sky, you can save your game more and make sure you never have to worry about losing any kind of progress along the way.

Now that we’ve covered manually saving, it’s time to start looking into other things. Make sure you know how to make money fast, as well as how to get Hot Ice, a very useful item that you’ll be able to make with a little work. You can also head back over to our No Man’s Sky guide for even more strategy-based content, which will help you make the most of your time in No Man’s Sky.


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