Grand Theft Auto 4 Cheat Codes for PS3

Spawn vehicles, control the weather, and more cheats for PlayStation 3

Like all Grand Theft Auto games since the original GTA, Grand Theft Auto IV has cheat codes that spawn vehicles, change the weather, and instantly restore health. The PlayStation 3 version of GTA IV also has tons of achievements, glitches, and Easter eggs that make it worth your time to explore every inch of Liberty City.

These cheats apply to the PS3 version. There are also cheats for Grand Theft Auto IV on Xbox 360 and the PC version of GTA IV.

A gamer plays Grand Theft Auto IV on PlayStation 3
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GTA 4 Cheats for PS3

Enter these codes as phone numbers in Nico's phone to activate cheats.

Some cheats will disable achievements, which can cause you to miss achievements that you can only earn in specific situations.

Cheat Code Effect
948-555-0100 Get song information.
938-555-0100 Spawn a Jetmax boat.
625-555-0150 Spawn a Sanchez bike.
625-555-0100 Spawn an NRG-900 bike.
486-555-0150 Get weapon set 1 (RPG, combat sniper, knife, molotov cocktail, pistol, pump, shotgun, micro SMG, and assault rifle).
486-555-0100 Get weapon set 2 (baseball bat, grenades, carbine rifle, SMG, RPG, combat sniper, combat shotgun, and combat pistol).
482-555-0100 Restore health, armor, and ammo.
468-555-0100 Randomly change weather and time of day.
362-555-0100 Restore armor.
359-555-0100 Spawn an Annihilator helicopter.
267-555-0150 Increase Wanted level (by one star).
267-555-0100 Clear Wanted level.
227-555-0175 Spawn a Comet sports car.
227-555-0168 Spawn a SuperGT sports car.
227-555-0147 Spawn a Turismo sports car.
227-555-0142 Spawn a Cognoscenti luxury car.
227-555-0100 Spawn an FBI Buffalo vehicle.
911 Repair vehicle engine.

There are additional cheats and achievements for GTA 4 Episodes From Liberty City, which includes the expansion packs The Lost and the Damned and Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony.

GTA IV Unlockables

In addition to cheats and achievements, GTA IV has many more secrets to unlock.

Unlockable Requirement
Annihilator Helicopter Kill 200 flying rats.
Rastah Color Huntley SUV Complete 10 package delivery missions.
No Ammo Limit Complete the game 100%.
OG Loc CD Search the Bohan safehouse.
Happiness Land Shirt Go to Happiness Island and run up the base of the statue to find it.

GTA IV Friendship Bonuses

Improving your friendships with the following people can benefit you in many ways.

Bonus Requirement
Get 50% off at any clothing store. Achieve 80% relationship status with Alex.
Call a helicopter to pick you up. Achieve 70% relationship status with Brucie. 
Receive an emergency health boost. Achieve 80% relationship status with Carmen.
Call back-up from gang members. Achieve 60% relationship status with Dwayne.
Remove 3 Wanted stars. Achieve 80% relationship status with Kiki.
Get a discount on guns. Achieve 60% relationship status with Little Jacob.
Call for a car bomb. Achieve 75% relationship status with Packie.
Get a free ride. Achieve 60% relationship status with Roman.

How to Get Easy Money in GTA IV

To quickly accumulate lots of cash:

  1. Locate an ATM and cause a traffic jam that blocks the roads so that an ambulance can't pass through.

  2. Wait for someone to withdraw money from the ATM, then kill them as they walk away.

  3. Steal their money and walk a short distance, then return to the scene to find more money next to the dead body.

  4. Repeat until you have as much money as you need.

How to Reload Faster in GTA 4

Reload your weapons faster by switching between weapons when you're about to run out of bullets. When you switch back to your original weapon, you'll have full ammo.

How to Find Secret Map Locations

Enter the URL into any in-game computer to reveal hidden map locations.

How to Get a Statue of Liberty T-shirt

While walking, go to the Statue of Liberty and ascend to the second floor where you will see a door. Go through it, and the game will load. When you come back through the door, you will have on a new shirt.

Two Bits Easter Egg

In a traffic jam, blow the horn to the beat of "Shave and a haircut" to hear other drivers respond with "two bits."

How to Find The "Heart" of Liberty City

To see a strange Easter egg:

  1. Take a helicopter from Happiness Island to the Statue of Liberty and get out at the statue's feet.

  2. Walk around the platform to find a door with a sign that reads "No Hidden Content Here."

  3. Enter the door and climb the ladder to see the "heart" of the city.

Grand Theft Auto IV for PS3 Achievements

Unlock achievements by completing various challenges.

Achievement How to Unlock
Assassin's Greed Complete all nine assassin missions.
Auf Wiedersehen Petrovic Win all ranked multiplayer variations, all races, and Cops 'n' Crooks, as both sides.
Chain Reaction Blow up 10 vehicles in 10 seconds.
Cleaned The Mean Streets Capture 20 criminals through the police computer.
Courier Service Complete all 10 package-delivery jobs.
Cut Your Teeth Earn a personal rank promotion in multiplayer.
Dare Devil Complete 100% of the unique stunt jumps.
Dial B for Bomb Unlock the special ability to phone for a bomb to be placed.
Driving Mr. Bellic Unlock the special ability of taxi.
Endangered Species Collect every hidden package.
Fed the Fish Complete the mission Uncle Vlad.
Finish Him Complete 10 melee counters in four minutes.
Fly the Co-op Beat Rockstar's time in ranked versions of Deal Breaker, Hangman's NOOSE, and Bomb da Base II.
Full Exploration Unlock all the islands.
Genetically Superior Come in first in 20 single-player street races.
Gobble Gobble Score three strikes in a row (a turkey) in 10-pin bowling.
Gracefully Taken Complete the mission I'll Take Her.
Half Million Reach a balance of $500,000.
Impossible Trinity Complete the mission Museum Piece.
It'll Cost Ya Complete a taxi ride without skipping from one island to another.
Join the Midnight Club Win a ranked multiplayer race without damaging your vehicle too much and have damage enabled.
Key to the City Achieve 100% in the Game progress statistic.
King of QUB3D Beat the High Score in QUB3D.
Let Sleeping Rockstars Lie Kill a Rockstar developer in a ranked multiplayer match.
Liberty City 5 After you meet all friends, the ones left alive like you above 90%.
Liberty City Minute Complete the story missions in less than 30 hours.
Lowest Point Complete the mission Roman's Sorrow.
Manhunt Complete the most wanted side missions from the police computer.
No More Strangers Meet all random characters.
Off the Boat Complete the first mission.
One Hundred And Eighty in a Game of Darts Score 180 with only three darts.
One Man Army Survive five minutes on six-star wanted level.
Order Fulfilled Complete all 10 Exotic Export orders.
Pool Shark Beat a friend at pool.
Retail Therapy Unlock the ability to buy guns from a friend.
Rolled Over Do five car rolls in a row from one crash.
Sightseer Fly on all helicopter tours of Liberty City.
Taking It for the Team Be on the winning team in all ranked multiplayer games.
Team Player Kill five players who are not in your team in any ranked multiplayer team game.
That Special Someone Complete the mission That Special Someone.
That's How We Roll! Unlock the special ability of a helicopter.
Top of the Food Chain Kill 20 players with a pistol in a ranked multiplayer death match.
Top the Midnight Club Come first in 20 different ranked standard multiplayer races.
Under the Radar Fly underneath the main bridges in the game that crosses the water with a helicopter.
Walk Free Lose a four-star wanted level by outrunning the cops.
Wanted Achieve the highest personal rank in multiplayer.
Warm Coffee Successfully date a girl to be invited into her house.
Wheelie Rider Do a wheelie lasting at least 500 feet on a motorbike.
You Got the Message Deliver all 30 cars ordered through text messages.
You Won! Complete the final mission.