Cheat codes

It wouldn't be a GTA game if it didn't ship with dozens of built-in cheat codes. So here are all of the built-in button cheats, except the daft ones which make Vic commit suicide or turn all vehicles brown. If you use the analog stick as the main control method then you must enter the codes using the d-pad.

Weapons cheat 1

Unlock the first set of weapons (including an AK-47 and sniper rifle) by entering LEFT, RIGHT, X, UP, DOWN, SQUARE, LEFT, RIGHT.

Weapons cheat 2

Unlock the second set of weapons (including a shotgun and rocket launcher) by entering LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, UP, DOWN, TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT.

Weapons cheat 3

Unlock the third set of weapons (including a chainsaw and mini-gun) by entering LEFT, RIGHT, TRIANGLE, UP, DOWN, CIRCLE, LEFT, RIGHT.

Full health

Top up Vic's health by entering UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L TRIGGER, R TRIGGER.

Full armour

Instantly protect yourself by entering UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, SQUARE, L TRIGGER, R TRIGGER.

Extra cash

Raid the bank to the tune of $250,000 by entering UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, X, X, L TRIGGER, R TRIGGER.

Clear wanted level

Call off the cops by entering UP, RIGHT, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, DOWN, LEFT, X, X.

Time shift

Speed up the in-game clock by entering R TRIGGER, L TRIGGER, L TRIGGER, DOWN, UP, X, DOWN, L TRIGGER.

Mass brawl

Make pedestrians run riot by entering R TRIGGER, L TRIGGER, L TRIGGER, DOWN, LEFT, CIRCLE, DOWN, L TRIGGER.

Wheels on fire

Make every vehicle on the screen explode by entering L TRIGGER, R TRIGGER, R TRIGGER, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, DOWN, R TRIGGER.

Tank trick

Make a tank magically appear by entering UP, L TRIGGER, DOWN, R TRIGGER, LEFT, L TRIGGER, RIGHT, R TRIGGER.

Perfect handling

Make vehicles turn on a dime by entering DOWN, LEFT, UP, L TRIGGER, R TRIGGER, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, X. Press DOWN to do a bunny hop.

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