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Baldur’s Gate 3: How To Quick Save

Learn how to quick save, auto-save and manual saving in Baldur's Gate 3. Learn quick saving with one press of a button on the keyboard.

.Baldur’s Gate 3 has received positive response for its early access version and even more is expected from the final launched game. There’s a lot to do in the game from trying to save the girl in the pod to opening Overgrown Ruins and more. Players may want to know how to quick save in Baldur’s Gate 3 so that they can load and replay parts of the game. It is possible in Baldur’s Gate III and here’s how to do it.


How to Quick Save in Baldur’s Gate 3


Since there are choices and consequences in this game, you might want to quick save and start over if you feel like it. Also in combat, you might want to restart if you feel things are not going in your favor. So, simply go ahead and press F5 on the keyboard to quick save in Baldur’s Gate 3. Yup, just one button will do the trick.

When you do this, the game will save and then you can open that save file. For that you need to press F8 or you can click on the Load Game option. This feature is perfect for those who want to get the most out of this game in terms of possibilities.

How to Save (Auto Save & Manual Save)

Apart from the quick save, there’s the dependable auto-save feature that will work its magic. It will show up before entering combat and after finding a new area. This will be shown with a notification on the screen.


For saving Baldur’s Gate 3 manually, you need to pause the game by pressing Esc and then click on Save Game. Pick a new save slot or overwrite an older one.

Remember one thing though – your files in the early access version will not be carried forward in the released game. So play with that in mind.

Now that you know how to quick save in Baldur’s Gate 3 as well as how auto-save and manual save works, read our other Baldur’s Gate III guides that will help you in your adventure.