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Luigis’s Mansion 3 – How to Save Your Game

Just about every time you go through a door you will save.

by William Schwartz

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Saving is important to maintaining your progress in Luigi’s Mansion 3 and to make sure you don’t lose any of your progress will exploring The Last Resort the game uses a unique save system.  Saving is done automatically in Luigi’s Mansion 3, but there is a catch as the game only saves at specific spots.  This guide will explain everything you need to know about saves and checkpoints in Luigi’s Mansion 3 for Nintendo Switch.

How to Save in Luigi’s Mansion 3

So there is no actual menu or save point for you to interact with in the game.  Instead, the game saves each time you enter a new room in the hotel.  However, you do need to keep in mind that if you rush from room to room very quickly it will not save every time you go into a new room.  The game itself says that spending about 10 seconds in a given room the next room they enter will trigger a save.

There are two types of saves.  Autosaves and Story Checkpoints

There are multiple save types in the game though.  Different save files will be story checkpoints.  These files are created at good stopping points in the game.  While a standard autosave will show a green “Saving” text at the bottom right of the screen, these story checkpoints will show a yellow “Saving” text with a flag.

Using these story checkpoint you can redo specific parts of the game that you may have did earlier.

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