Enter the following player names to enable the corresponding cheat features. Note: All of the code in the game may be used in combinations. Enter and accept a code, then go to "Rename" and enter another code. Your character can also be renamed to any desired name after the last code is entered.
Enter BSTARD as a player name for all weapons, unlimited ammunition, level selection, ninety-nine lives, armor, get out of jail, coordinate display, maximum wanted level, and the 5x bonus.
Enter THESHIT as a player name for all weapons, unlimited ammunition, level selection, ninety-nine lives, armor, get out of jail, and the 5x bonus.
Enter MADEMAN as a player name for all weapons, unlimited ammunition, level selection, armor, and get out of jail.
Enter GROOVY as a player name for all weapons, unlimited ammunition, armor, and get out of jail.
Enter PECKINPAH as a player name for armor, all weapons, and a "Get Out Of Jail Free" card.
Enter HANGTHEDJ for all cities, money, and all weapons.
Maximum wanted level:
Enter EATTHIS as a player name to set the wanted level to four.
Enter BLOWME or WUGGLES as a player name.
Enter CHUFF as a player name.
Enter TURF or INGLORIOUS as a player name.
All cities (1 and 2):
Enter CAPRICE as a player name.
Enter WEYHEY as a player name to instantly collect 9999990 points.
Liberty City (1 and 2):
Enter FECK as a player name.
Liberty City (1 and 2) and San Andreas City levels:
Enter TVTAN as a player name.
All cities (1 and 2), except Vice City (1 only):
Enter URGE as a player name.
Enter SATANLIVES as a player name.
Enter EXCREMENT as a player name.
Enter SKYBABIES as a player name to choose any level up to to "Mandarin Mayhem".
Insert the game disc in an audio CD player and play tracks 2 and higher to hear music from the game.
Start doing doughnuts in a place where there are no cars. Do them for about twenty seconds and the car will sort of turn around very suddenly. Stop doing doughnuts when the car turns around. Accelerate to drive the car sideways.
Invincibility (PAL version):
Press Square, Triangle, Circle, X(2), Circle, Triangle, Square at the main menu.
Start any level, then press Start to pause game play. Switch the game CD with an audio CD of your choice. Resume game play. Every time a car is hijacked a random song on the CD will play. Note: Replace the game CD before completing the level.
For true "80's" car music, play Metallica's Garage Inc. album disc two and get into the Thunderbird car with the music set to radio. "The Prince" should play.
A tank can be found on top a building on level 2. The easiest way to find it is to enable the "Display coordinates" code. Go to coordinates x 30, y 175. Use the stairs to climb the building, then get in the tank and drive off the short ledge. It will be a kill frenzy time limit for 20 cars to blow up.
Hint: Avoid pedestrians:
Beep the horn when driving near people.
Hint: Crawl under fences:
Take a lorry or an other vehicle that you can crawl under and park it lengthwise, facing a fence. Go to the back and press R1 to crawl underneath. Note: Make sure that you can get back out before trying this.
Hint: Disappearing man:
Find a motorbike, then select punch as a weapon. Hold Circle and get on the bike. Press Circle, then crash into another vehicle so you can fall off. Your character should keep punching. Try to get back on and your character will jump. Get in a fast car and crash into the bike. Your character will fly off the bike, allowing you to control him and the car simultaneously.
Hint: Change clothes:
Go to a railway station and walk near the closest wall. Stand still and shoot the wall with the rocket launcher to set your character on fire. Then walk on the railway line to electrocute your character. When you return, your character should be dressed in the clothes from the PC version of the game. Note: The clothes change back when your character enters a car.
Hint: Instant kill frenzy mission:
When you are on a kill frenzy mission, enter a car and drive through the respray shop to complete the mission will be successfully.
Hint: Faster cars for more money:
When selling cars to the illegal car dealerships, that the faster the car the more money you will get for it. Exceptions are squad cars and ambulances.
Hint: Flashing lights with no siren:
To turn on the just the flashing lights and no siren in an ambulance or police car, continuously press R2 and press Square to get into the car. As soon as the door closes, stop pressing R2. If done correctly, the lights should start flashing with no siren.
Glitch: Drive charred hippy van:
Get a kill frenzy with a hippy van, which drives small toy cars with bombs on them. Drive one under the hippy van and explode it, A "Frenzy Failed" message will appear, and can still drive the charred remains of the van for a brief amount of time.