The final secret in Nier: Automata has been found, permitting you to skip straight to the final moments of the sport.

The code is just in a position for use after defeating the prologue boss, Marx. After speaking to 9S, you’ll want to position 2B between two units of barrels within the empty boss room. While holding down R2 on the controller, you’ll have to press up, down, up, proper, left, sq., circle, triangle, and cross — in that order. You’ll have to maintain 2B between the 2 barrels, however you’ll be able to pause the sport and use the cheat code that will help you achieve this.

After doing that, the sport will skip to the post-credits scene, in addition to unlock the chapter choose characteristic and a few debugging options. Unlocking these options usually require you to clear the multitude of Nier endings, so this can be a good time saver if you wish to simply replay sure bits of the sport. However, it’s not really useful should you haven’t performed the sport but.

The code was discovered by modder Lance McDonald, who found the code whereas reverse engineering the sport. While he often targeted on unlocking developer instruments within the sport, he discovered a string of code that was unfamiliar to him. Once deciphering all of it, he discovered this final secret. McDonald has found different secrets and techniques in additional video games, like P.T.

Nier: Automata’s director, Yoko Taro, acknowledged on Twitter the discovering of the final Nier secret, utilizing a reasonably intense emote to point out how he felt about how lengthy the secret took to seek out.

One Twitter user additionally identified that this cheat code additionally seems in Bayonetta 2, one other sport by Platinum Games.