You'll likely put a lot of time into building up your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons, so you'll want to make sure you're saving regularly. The game doesn't do a great job of telling you how saving works, so we've put together a quick guide on saving in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's what you need to know.
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How to Save Your Game
To save your game in Animal Crossing New Horizons all you need to do is press '-' and select 'Save and end'. This will take you back to the menu and your game will be saved. This is the only surefire way to save.
Is There an Auto Save?
If your Nintendo Switch console turns off unexpectedly, don;t worry. There's an auto-save in Animal Crossing that kicks in pretty regularly, so you won't have lost too much progress. You'll know when the game is auto saving as there will be a blue ring in the top right hand corner. For all of our Animal Crossing guides in one place, head here.