Some video games simply carry on giving, and Nier: Automata is a type of video games, or not less than, was. The ominous last secret within the RPG game has been found, an exploit that means that you can skip the whole story, and get a particular ending.

Nier: Automata spoilers to comply with – you might have been warned.

As a part of the open-world game‘s ‘E’ ending, you’re requested in the event you’d like to assist different gamers who’re struggling to finish all the pieces. If you reply sure, your save information is erased to create an AI companion that can assist one other random participant once they attain the ultimate sequence. The cheat that’s simply been found means that you can soar proper to that query, bypassing hours and hours and hours of playtime within the course of.

Lance McDonald, an knowledgeable in hacking video games and discovering unusual mechanics, shared a clip on Twitter of him performing the trick. He says he’ll do a full video explaining precisely what occurs, however the gist is that after the primary boss, in the event you transfer to the again of the play space, and do a particular mixture of attacking, strolling, and leaping between some barrells, you’ll be delivered to the ending display as described above.

Here’s Lance’s clip:

The director of NieR: Automata, Yoko Taro, gave his blessing with a retweet:

Taro mentioning three years and ten months, the size of time since Nier: Automata’s launch, confirms that is the fabled last, undiscovered secret the neighborhood’s been pondering, as announced by the official Twitter account. Nier: Automata crossed the five million copies sold mark as of last Christmas.