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Starfield Failed to Create Save Files – Fixed!

Starfield is here and it is more popular than ever before. The graphics are stunning, the performance is quite optimized (for some), and the game has a ton of exploration, as expected by Bethesda. But, for others, there is an issue of Starfield Failed to Create Save Files. If you are one of those individuals who can’t save the game manually or automatically in Starfield, we got you covered. So, let’s hop onto the details onwards.

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Introduction to Starfield

Starfield is sometimes referred to as one of the most anticipated games of 2023, or some even refer to it as Game of the Decade. In either case, the titles given to this game speak for themselves.

Starfield was developed by the masters themselves, going by the name of “Bethesda Games Studios”, and published by “Bethesda Softworks”, who are known to create some other masterpieces like Fallout, Skyrim, and Can’t Forget Doom.

Taking place in a Space Theme this time, you have a futuristic world. This means you can travel from one planet to another in a completely different environment and time.

On top, you have your very own futuristic equipment like Space Ships, and vehicles used to travel on grounds/air. You start the game as a miner, who works in the Settled Systems, as Exploration is something that was done in the past.

But, you are different, as you love to explore things and discover something completely new on your own. Each path you take in the game will basically pave a different route for you. So make up your mind before you jump into anything.

Starfield Failed to Create Save Files

Fix Starfield Failed to Create Save Files

Now, the issue is that you can’t save the game in Starfield because of an error “Failed to Create Save Files in Starfield”. You will have to find a proper solution to play the game. Fortunately, we have you covered below.

  • First of all, you need to Close the Game or let the game close on itself
  • Open Windows Security
  • Select “Protection Against Viruses and Threats”
  • Select “Manage Settings”
  • Go down and find “Manage Controlled Access to Folders”
  • Click on + to Add the Allowed Application
  • Select “Recently Blocked Applications”
  • Find “Starfield.exe”
  • Click on + to Add
  • Add the game file

Save and Exit. Afterward, start the game, and the Save File issue in Starfield will be fixed.

Hopefully, this method will Starfield Failed to Create Save Files, but in case it doesn’t then we are truly sorry. This is an issue that got fixed with this method for some, while for others it doesn’t work. Contact Bethesda Support and tell them about this issue as well, hopefully, it will get fixed in some time.

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