I'm having trouble saving with my XBOX 360 with Dead Space 3. I'll play a lot, then I'll save and quit. When I come back it puts me way back, nowhere near where I saved. I tried clearing my cache, and it seemed to happen after I did the update on line
This is how the game is designed to work. When doing a save and quit, it saves your inventory (and presumably quest progress) but not your current location. Saving of the location you start at seems to be basically checkpoint-based in my experience.
If you just quit it will just save your inventory. Try checking if theres the save symbol in the upper right corner (autosave, which saves your location) so you know when you are safe to quit without having to start at another location again.
The game saves your mission progress when "saving progress" indicator is displayed on-screen (there are also checkpoint-related saving notifications). If you quit the game when the notification has just been displayed your character resumes from the exact same point.
I only have experience with the PC version. Saving behavior may have been tweaked in updates and the existing answers may have been correct at the time of posting.
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