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Autosave points

Other (objects, etc.) concept

Automatically saves the game progress at certain locations or when certain events occur.

530
games
22
platforms

Alternate name: Checkpoints

The first video game about Autosave points was released on May 1992.

Activision, Ubisoft and CodeMasters has published most of these games

This is likely THE most common game saving type in modern games, especially on consoles.
Saving: free*, points*, auto, checkpoints, code, quit*, none

* denotes player initiated saves

Possibly related
Save RAM (Hardware)