Baldur’s Gate 3 Can’t Save Game – How To Fix


    As Baldur’s Gate 3 is a massive game with a deep and engaging story, saving your progress is crucial. The last thing you want is to put hours and hours into the game only to find out you can’t save. Unfortunately, this very thing happened to me, and I had to watch my Half-Elf Paladin disappear. After encountering this error, I needed to fix Baldur’s Gate 3 not saving.

    How to fix Baldur’s Gate 3 not Saving

    The issue with Baldur’s Gate 3 not saving seems to be caused by several variables, but one method has emerged that seems to solve the problem. I’ll detail the steps to fix being unable to save the game in BG3 below, as well as more actions you can take. Here is how to fix the can’t save game error in Baldur’s Gate 3.

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    • Close Baldur’s Gate 3.
    • Restart Steam.
    • Right-click Baldur’s Gate 3 in your Steam library.
    • Select General.
    • Choose Steam Cloud.
    • Turn this off.
    • Go to your Baldur’s Gate 3 Steam Folder
      • Located at “C:\Users\myUser\AppData\Local\Larian Studios\Baldur’s Gate 3”
    • Delete this folder.
    • Launch Baldur’s Gate 3

    This should resolve the issue, allow you to play the game, and save your progress. But, there may be other issues that are also causing problems. I also recommend turning off cross-saves for Baldur’s Gate 3 to prevent any more saving stress. You can also switch from DX11 to Vulkan, or vice versa when launching the game. Finally, you can try verifying your game files for Baldur’s Gate 3 on Steam, but many players are reporting this does not help, but may be worth trying.

    For more information on Baldur’s Gate 3, check out How to fix Slow Download Speed for BG3 on Steam and Baldur’s Gate 3 can you respec your character? on MyFullGames.


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