Stellaris check_save Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

check_save Command


This command is designed to validate the functionality of the save feature. It generates two separate save files from your current game and compares them. If the files differ, it indicates a potential issue with the game save or the saving mechanism itself.

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Quick Overview

The check_save command in Stellaris is a console command that is used to test the game's save and load persistence feature.

In other words, it verifies if the game is properly saving your current gameplay and whether it is successfully loading your saved data when you wish to continue your game.

In-Depth Description

The check_save command in Stellaris is a debug command primarily designed for the developers of the game to check the status of the current save file.

When activated, this command instructs the game to perform an immediate save and then proceeds to immediately load that save to ensure the persistence and integrity of all data contained in the save file.

It is helpful in identifying and debugging any potential issues or bugs related to the saving and loading of game sessions. For example, if there are issues with game data not persisting across save/load cycles, this command can help isolate and identify those issues.

How to Open the Command Console

In Stellaris, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .

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