How to use saves for Need For Speed Rivals:
1. Download desired NFS Rivals save file
2. Extract it, right click on 1234567890.sav
file and select Copy.
3. Delete everything from game save folder
and paste file there.
4. Start your copy of NFS Rivals and your new save status will load automatically.
Game save directory location:
C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents\Ghost Games\Need for Speed(TM) Rivals\settings\
For brand new game installation:
If you have a brand new game installation
(which means you didn't play game before using downloaded savegame), it is recommended to start the game, and exit right after the first event starts.
Do it before following the instructions above. This method will create necessary files within the game save directory.